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French Island Farm
French Island Farm
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Coast Rd, French Island, Vic, AU
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Benjamin Vadnay claudia reig martin Elizabeth Howes John Clarke peter maclean Rob Klingler
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French Island Farm

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Rural, Commercial, Community, Philanthropic aid

Project Summary

To establish a best practise permaculture organic farm.

Project Description

To establish a seventy acre permaculture / organic farm that becomes a benchmark for sustainabily and best practise. Focusing on ancient grains and heirloom vegetables and eco tourism. We are new to this and welcome any suggestions and advice!!

French Island, located at the top of Westernport Bay less than one hour from Melbourne is an amazing place that is accessable only by ferry / barge. It is totally off grid and is over 60% national park. With no foxes etc the island is a haven to over 270 species of birds, a large Koala population and many other native animals etc.

Deb and I want to share our good fortune in having this place of our dreams. We are planning to provide community groups / charities (particularly homeless youth) with land to use free of charge to learn skills, provide food, a haven. Anyone with permaculture training / interest is very welcome to contact us and we are very open to giving like minded peole access to land to pursue their own dreams.


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