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Growing Wild
Growing Wild
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Submitted:
25/01/2013
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
1182 Greenwood Dr, Winchester, VA, US
Phone:
540-550-2355
Website:
http://growingwildpermaculture.com/
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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Edward Lui John Athayde MacKenzie Greenwood Ute Bohnsack Valerie Priddle William Beers
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Growing Wild

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Residential

Project Summary

located at 39.158847,-78.121581 Frederick, County, Virginia. Elevation 642 ft.

Project Description

Growing Wild is a 2½ acre rural property located in a cool temperate region of northern Virginia.
The farm is located on a private residence where the owner has funded and encouraged permaculture development over the last 3 years. Following is a partial list of improvements and modifications ongoing with the goal of creating an education center that is also a sustainable and economically
viable business model for a small scale rural permaculture farm.

Farmhouse renovation
Earth coupled floor system
Kept as much of existing structure as possible
Passive solar
Roof water catchment
Compost toilet
Groundwater distribution system
Pond creation integrated with a 300 ft. swale system.
Pond swale system also acts to extend pond edge area
Edible educational forest project development
Polycarbonate 130 sq. ft greenhouse
Compost toilet systems
Chickens and chicken tractor
Solar hot water shower
On grid PV system
Informal WWOOFing program
1500 sq. ft raised bed sheet mulched no till organic gardens

Updates

Growing Wild End of Summer Report 2014

This report includes highlights of our effort to form a non-profit permaculture education and demonstration site.

Posted about 7 years ago (0 comments)

End of Summer report

The following text is a summary of our efforts at Growing Wild LLC

Posted about 8 years ago (0 comments)

End of Summer report

The following text is a summary of our efforts at Growing Wild LLC

Posted about 8 years ago (0 comments)

Greenhouse in February

Our new polycarbonate greenhouse holding its own in February 2013.

Posted over 8 years ago (0 comments)
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