Victory Farm
Victory Farm
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Commenced:
01/07/2013
Submitted:
03/07/2013
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
825 W. Victory, Boise, Idaho, US
Phone:
2088599763
Climate zone:
Cold Desert





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Brian Godfrey David Dahlsrud Erik Klockemann Jane Bartlett
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Victory Farm

Project Type

Urban, Residential, Demonstration

Project Summary

One acre urban residential demonstration of various permaculture applications including goats, chickens, rainwater harvesting, food forest, kitchen garden, low energy irrigation, aquaculture, solar, design strategies

Project Description

With this project we hope to demonstrate a number of permaculture design principals in actual application at our USDA Zone 7a (cold desert) existing urban residence.

Located in Boise, Idaho with temperature extremes of -20 to 110 degrees F and about 10 inches of annual percipitation (40% snowfall) cultivation and animal husbandry present some daunting challenges to the emerging permaculturist.

Our project will demonstrate how an existing urban residence can be adapted to reduce reliance on the contemporary 'status quo' infrastructure and social expectations.

Blessed with over 120 years of history as a residence in an original 'subdivision' that 'grandfathered' the property with land, water rights and utilities, Victory Farm allows us to demonstrate expermients in permaculture that includes livestock, food forest and main crops in addition to yard, garden and residential adaptations.

Our design is evolved from our personal experience, beliefs and the information and education gained from Geoff Lawton's on-line PDC, Paul Wheaton and the Permies.com and many others we know or will meet along this journey.

Updates

See the Plan in Detail

A Public PDF version

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)

Plan Comes Together

August in Boise - Design Submitted

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)
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John Morrison - Admin
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