Susan van de Griendt 's Profile
Susan  van de Griendt
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Joined:
15/03/2011
Location:
Knysna, Western Cape Province, South Africa
Climate Zone:
Mediterranean
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Female





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About Susan van de Griendt

I am almost 54 years old, mother of 2 daughters and a son, grandmother to 2 children.

My past is very varied but farming has been part of it, here in SA though for many years I was working in the art department of feature films and commercials, having had art school training.
I was introduced to permaculture by some friends in 1998 and a year later we had some teams and gardens going. This did not last very long and I went to Europe for health and personal reasons. I returned to SA in 2004, to this lovely Garden Route, Eden as its known.

I completed a PDC at Berg en Dal in the Klein Karoo South Africa in 2009. A year ago I acquired a 2ha smallholding at the edge of the indigenous forest National Park here on the Garden Route. My vision is a permaculture based interactive centre, with strong connections to the local communities. We will be facilitating natural building, permaculture and many other workshops in the coming years.
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