Giving Ground Farm
Giving Ground Farm
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Commenced:
01/05/2017
Submitted:
11/07/2019
Last updated:
11/07/2019
Location:
Just south of Fort Hall, Fort Hall, Idaho, US
Phone:
7073073936
Website:
https://givinggroundseeds.com
Climate zone:
Cold Desert





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Giving Ground Farm

Project Type

Rural, Commercial, Demonstration

Project Summary

We are a small family farm run by Julie Sheen and Tyler Pratt. We grow organic seeds, produce, and flowers just north of Pocatello in fertile Snake River valley soil. By using natural methods of pest control including row cover and diverse plantings, we keep our produce chemical-free. We strive to steward an agricultural-ecosystem on our farm, encouraging predators of pest insects through habitat which attracts them. Seeds are sold at market and online, and we specialize in year round abundance in short season climates. All varieties are grown on our farm and are adapted to mature in short seasons, store well, or have some amount of frost tolerance. Soil fertility is provided by composted plant material and composted manure from our animals, and organic nutrient and mineral amendments we mix ourselves. Minimal tillage and a winter cover-cropping program help us maintain our soil's natural excellent tilth. Animals are a necessary part of our sustainable farm system. We raise grass-fed beef, dairy goats, chickens, and honeybees. We love growing food and helping grow local sustainable food systems!

Project Description

3-acre commercial permaculture farm

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Tyler Pratt - Admin
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