SF Permaculture Demonstration Site
SF Permaculture Demonstration Site
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Commenced:
01/01/2011
Submitted:
13/05/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Bittern, Vic, AU
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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SF Permaculture Demonstration Site

Project Type

Rural, Residential, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

SF permaculture is a Permaculture Design, Education and Implementation Business. We are currently transitioning a 3.5 acre block consisting of approx 3/4 acre of existing garden, orchard and vegetable plot and 2 3/4 acres of scrub and re-growth woodland, into a Permaculture demonstration site to include annual and perennial vegetable systems, food forest, animal and crop rotations, a woodlot and water and energy harvesting systems. The site will be used as a base for Permaculture education in the future as well as providing an example of systems for potential clients as well as those interested in the local community, of coarse it will also provide food, fuel and a sustainable lifestyle for my family.

Project Description

This project is still in the design stage, although some work has begun on transitioning Orchard to Food Forest as well as the ground work for a demonstration of a number of annual vegetable production systems.

I will update with new info and pictures of the various stages as we go and welcome all and any feedback!

Updates

Permission to undertake earthworks

Southern Rural Water have signed off and given their approval for me to create 2 dams and associated water harvesting and dispersal systems.

Posted almost 8 years ago (0 comments)

evolution of a chicken vegetable rotation

an evolving vegetable system

Posted almost 8 years ago (3 comments)

Orchard to food forrest transition

Some photo's of the slow work of transitioning a traditional orchard to a food forrest

Posted almost 8 years ago (4 comments)
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