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Trading Post Permaculture Garden
Trading Post Permaculture Garden
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Old River Road trading Post, Paonia, Colorado , US
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Amanda Macon Jake Hanson Julia Shipman
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Trading Post Permaculture Garden

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Rural, Intentional Communities, Educational

Project Summary

We are designing and installing an educational permaculture garden at our local food cooperative, The Trading Post. The area outside of the store is being transformed into a food forest using permie principles and local resources. Ultimately, the area will contain signs and interactive areas where people can learn more about permaculture, as well as provide food for both the cafe and food store.

Project Description

This project is the dream of folks living at the Trading Post/Lamborn farm commun ity.  They came to me with the idea and intention of creating a permaculture garden that would educate, feed and reflect the intentions of the community.  I gladly took on this project because it aligned with my ethics and I saw it as an opportunity to educate people who may otherwise never be exposed to permaculture.  In addition it has given me an opportunity to practice my educational techniques and get to know the folks in a neighboring intentional community. 


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