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Finstock Permaculture Group
Finstock Permaculture Group
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Finstock , Oxfordshire , GB
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

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Finstock Permaculture Group

Project Type

Urban, Community, Demonstration

Project Summary

Finstock Permaculture Group has been initiated to aid the production of a surplus to stock the village shop and develop long term sustainable food gardens through-out the village

Project Description

A long term resident of Finstock has invited Gaiaveda to facilitate the development of a foodgarden on his doorstep. He is keen to cooperate with other residents in fostering a community led food production group.

“I am looking for a design for my garden that will enable it to grow food 

for the village.  I dream that people will help with the work and take a share 

of the results (fruit, vegetables) for free; leaving a surplus to be sold in the 

village shop, which alas has very little local produce and virtually none from 

the village.” 

We have put together an outline design to facilitate visioning and help galvanise community effort. 

Once the design has been approved we will set a date to call a community meeting with the aim for forming the Finstock Permaculture Group (FPG). Films and Guest speakers as well as small provision of local produce should attract a number of locals with interest. The design proposals will be presented and discussed. The FPG will take it forward from there with support from Gaiaveda. The design can then be amended to accommodate local interest and proficiency. The tasks of sheet mulching and compost creation will be prioritised followed by planting of trees shrubs and other perennials. The structural work or building greenhouses, sheds and ponds will need completion before spring time. The creation of 1st, 2nd and 3rd annual beds will need completion before spring time.


Finstock Permaculture Garden

Outline design for garden, to be detailed through work with participants from community and the owner of the plot

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