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Leon Elt
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Dade City, United States
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Big Small Farm

Big Small Farm

Bushnell, US


(projects i'm following)

Econ Farm PhanganProject We Grow From Here:  A Community Garden Project Casa Seranita
Alexander van der Zalm Anna  Scott Ethel Webster Ette offm Fern Divans Francisco Rodriguez HartI rene Jessica Parra Jillian Tayce Loretta Buckner Marilyn Wilson Mustafa Fatih Bakir Nathan Love Odder ton Ruiz Chris Saif Aleisaei Sara Ironside Sheryl Dutton Tia Silvasy
Alexander van der Zalm Anna  Scott Ben BinLeenk@gmail.com Eric Stewart Eric Toensmeier Erica Klopf Geoff Lawton Jason Long Jessica Parra Jillian Tayce Jono Neiger Loretta Buckner Marilyn Wilson Mario Yanez Mustafa Fatih Bakir Nathan Love Paul Beich Rob Heck Robert Segundo Saif Aleisaei Sheryl Dutton Tia Silvasy Tiffany Grell
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About Leon Elt

- Had some farming experience as a child but never appreciated it. Still reasonably good with a shovel or a hoe as a result though.

- Ended up on a piece of land and started a sheep farm there (by accident) at the ripe age of 36.

- Until recently have never realized most people don't understand animals.

- To me permaculture just makes sense, like laying down when you want to sleep. When I came across my first Bill Mollison's book (around 2008) it felt like something I always knew but forgot.

- The current project is Big Small Farm - a Farm Incubator in Bushnell, FL. Connecting new farmers with the land in a way that makes both sides happy! http://bigsmallfarm.org/


Consults on the pause for now, sorry.

No more animal integration consults unless you're very local (Tampa Bay) or doing some crazy interesting s*it. Sorry! We just have a lot of stuff going on on both AL and BSF!

Posted over 9 years ago (0 comments)

Every farm needs a master plan!

Whole Farm Design – Advanced Permaculture Course with Jono Neiger – January 2014

Posted over 10 years ago (2 comments)

Classes at BSF

We have started monthly public tours and classes - let me know if you want to join us for the next one, have a good topic for a class or want to teach one. More details here http://bigsmallfarm.org/news/ and here http://bigsmallfarm.org/about/public-tours

Posted almost 11 years ago (0 comments)

Big Small Farm becomes a reality

Farm Incubator - Central FL project connects new farmers with the land in a way that makes both sides happy.

Posted over 11 years ago (0 comments)

Gaia's Guradians

Gaia's Guradians - permaculture group in SPB; http://www.gaiasguardians.info/, seems to be pretty active

Posted about 12 years ago (0 comments)
My Permaculture Qualifications
Other course verified
Edible Forest Garden Intensive
Type: Other
Teacher: Eric Toensmeier
Location: Earth Learning Center
Date: May 2012
Pri verified
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Mustafa Fatih Bakir
Location: Ko Phangan, Thailand
Date: Feb 2013
Other course verified
Whole Farm Design
Type: Other
Teacher: Jono Neiger
Location: Dade City, FL
Date: Aug 2013

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