Walden Labs
Walden Labs
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Commenced:
01/06/2014
Submitted:
14/07/2014
Last updated:
15/03/2016
Location:
Örnsköldsvik, Västernorrland, SE
Website:
http://dnw.st
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate





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Helen Blästa Ingemar Nilsson Mathieu Ouellet Silvia Floresta Ute Bohnsack
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Walden Labs

Project Type

Rural, Residential

Project Summary

A small 1.4 hectare farm that I acquired in July 2014 and that I'm going to turn into a productive small-scale food forest system based on permaculture principles.

Project Description

Walden Labs is my little self-reliance "lab", a small 1.4 hectare farm that I acquired in July 2014 and that I'm going to turn into a productive small-scale permaculture system.

A big inspiration for my project is Ridgedale Permaculture, another farm down in southern Sweden run by Richard Perkins. Now, while that's in a much warmer growing zone I can still use a lot of their experience and apply that on my project.

Richard and his team at Ridgedale Permaculture will help with the initial design pattern.

The first stage of this project that will be carried out in the fall and winter of 2014 is to take care of the structures on the land to prevent them from deteriorating, as well as plan the second and third stages.

The second stage is to establish the kitchen garden and main calorie crops, and that stage has already started and will be finished in the growing season of 2015.

The third stage is to plant the field with rows of fruit trees, nut trees, and bushes, to be carried out when I have the required investment capital.

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Establishing no-dig beds

Have been working on getting the no-dig growing beds ready before winter

Posted about 3 years ago (2 comments)
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