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Chestnut Permie Farm Project
Chestnut Permie Farm Project
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221 Artesian lane, Tryon, North Carolina, US
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

Jim Albert Marion Hunt Nathan Dow Sara Harding Wendy McCarty William Powell
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Chestnut Permie Farm Project

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This is a 15 acre property. We intend to incorporate natural horsemanship principles like paddock paradise with permaculture principles.

Project Description

Our project is 15 acres with a small 1000 square foot home, a small horse run-in shed, and a garage.

We are fortunate to already have producing chestnut, apple, pear, mulberry, and persimmon trees and skupadine or muscadine vine.

The cleared land is mostly a common mixed pasture, which we hope to infuse with fruit trees and other edible plants.  The wooded portion is about a fifty-year forest, with some pretty old standing beech, white oak, dogwood, pine, and sourwood trees.

We have a board with pictures on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/edwinturnage/homestead/


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