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Rumgumption Farm
Rumgumption Farm
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Rio La Casa, Cleveland, NM, US
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

Alexander Ihlo Dan Smith Daniel Carpenter Randy Ziegler Troy Groves
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Rumgumption Farm

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we spend our lives working on making home and then we die...

Project Description

Here the 90+ yr old adobe is in a constant state of restoration that has included making adobes, mudding, natural plasters, lime plaster, local timber selection & use, natural oil finishes, cotton & wool insulation, greywater, rain harvesting, PV & passive Solar, radient heat, humanure, zero waste, zero emissions....

This restoration also includes barns and polebarn building.

On the food front, I primarily grow vegetables and at an altitude of 7600ft pull beets, potatoes, carrots, turnips, parsnips, chard and leeks from the ground year round. Everything else gets grown in the shortest growing season ever - june thru sept.

Right now I'm working on building a number of
greenhouses that don't get shot by the vicious (climate change induced) wind...and don't cost a fortune.


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