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Mudlark Urban
Mudlark Urban
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100 Lambert Street, Ararat, Victoria, AU
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Andrew Francis Eliza Honan
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Mudlark Urban

Project Type

Urban, Residential, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Mudlark Urban is our new home on 2000sq mts. We will be developing the site as an Urban Permaculture Demonstration site with the intention to teach Permaculture and to empower our community into a future of low energy living.

Project Description

Follow us as we transform our small 100 year old cottage on a half acre into an active teaching centre for Permaculture.

Our plans include the following:

We will retrofit the house with an open living and dining area on the north side to make the most of the passive solar potential.

Installation of wood heating and cooking as we have an abundant source of wood locally.

A 30x 33 mt (1000sq mts) mini food forest, planted to around 150 fruit and nut trees. Underplanted with 500 support trees and shrubs.Including a cover crop of nitrogen fixing groundcovers, as well as herbs and annual vegetables.

A 15x 20 mt (300 sq mts) kitchen/ maincrop garden of annual vegetables.

A 4x 8 mt hothouse and growout area for a small plant nursery enterprise.

A 8x 12 mt shed as a studio for a home based business.

We plan to teach all aspects of Permaculture from Intro courses to full PDCs. All manner of short courses and workshops; pruning, preserving, propagation, aquaculture, seed saving, poultry keeping, the list could be endless.

We hope to be offical wwoof hosts by the begining of 2014 and we will offer internships.



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