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OM Valley Permaculture Demo site
OM Valley Permaculture Demo site
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1869 Robley Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate

Chris Graham Jonathan Steele Matt Gillespie roy ramey
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OM Valley Permaculture Demo site

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Residential, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

OM Valley is a Rural oasis in an the Urban Metropolis of Cincinnati in the Ohio, Miami and Mill Creek Valleys, hence OM Valley. Located only a short 7 minute drive from downtown in one of the cities first suburbs (Northside which is over 150 years old) we are demonstrating how Permaculture can be done in our hilly, temperate Bioregion. Our goal is to educate the tristate region of Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana how Permaculture is done in both urban and small scale rural settings.

Project Description

    OM Valley's site is a half acre with about another half to 3/4 ac. to expand onto thanks to neighbors willingness. It is surrounded by at least 30 acres of protected temperate, mostly edible, forest, which is a wildlife corridor that connects at least 2000 acres of protected urban forest. This site has wild turkey, deer, fox, coyote, & bald eagle just to name a few. 

   Currently we have planted over 50 fruit & nut trees and berry bushes, along with support plants. We have also established a no till garden along with chickens and bees with hopes to acquire goats in the near future. We are also launching an edible perennial nursery to support our growing Permaculture scene here in the city of Cin. 

   We have hosted 2 of our 5 courses at this site and continue to develop it as an educational, demonstration, and support site for the local Permaculture scene. 



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