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3/4 Acre Food Forest in North Texas
3/4 Acre Food Forest in North Texas
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Azle, Texas, US
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

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3/4 Acre Food Forest in North Texas

Project Type

Rural, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

Utilization of main frame swale earthworks to transform 3/4th of an acre on a lot totaling three acres into a productive food forest in North Texas.

Project Description

Due to the length and detail of this project it has been done as a PDF.  You can get the most current version at anytime at this link


The current version should be considered a rough draft.  The initial document will be completed no later than Dec. 31, 2013.


The Main Project PDF Has Been Updated

We have continued to evaluate, update and document the planned design.

Posted about 9 years ago (0 comments)

Sills Overflowing in our Swales

The ice and snow is gone, just about all the water had soaked in, then we got an inch of rain, here are the results.

Posted over 9 years ago (3 comments)

Swales Filed by Melting Ice and Snow

We just harvested over 20,000 gallons of melt into our swales, check out this video of it.

Posted over 9 years ago (0 comments)

Project PDF

The Most Recent Full Write Up is in PDF

Posted over 9 years ago (0 comments)

Snow Covered Swales

Winter Came Early to North Texas

Posted over 9 years ago (0 comments)
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