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Pudsey, Leeds, West Yorks, GB
(0113) 2047736
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate

Hubert de Kalbermatten Stacia Nordin
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Project Type

Urban, Residential, Community, Demonstration, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

We are a recognised LAND learning project made up of small group of activists interested in local food production and sustainably living. Our land based project includes 2 urban households, with gardens and an allotment. We have developing community projects.

Project Description

Household 1: Full time working couple retrofitted house, storage development, garden: growing food, building cob ovens, making soap, jam and wine, building community by growing food in a neighbours garden. Transport – bikes and car share
Household 2: 2 part time working couple and 3 children, retrofitted house, storage development; garden growing food (salad and fruit) greenhouse, hens, next steps: grey water treatment, and back garden meat (looking at pigeons and guinea pigs next).  Transport bikes and car share.
Allotment- providing fruit and vegetables crops (as opposed to ongoing harvesting): half forest garden (on the Agroforestry research trust list) half annual production in raised beds and espaliered apples
Community –
Designs for :
1. school allotment – which can be viewed through the fence, used for ecological gardening courses.
2. School woodland outdoor classroom (not implemented)
3. Community growing space in a local park (not implemented)
1. Courses (e.g. ecological gardening, wine making and safe cycling) and meetings
2. Support to link people and gardens
3. Seed and seedling swaps
4. Linking with existing community groups and projects


June update

Killer cats, gardening policemen and polyculture experiments in our urban farm

Posted almost 13 years ago (13 comments)

May news

busy month

Posted about 13 years ago (13 comments)
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