Permaculture Meet-up at Queen Mountain Homestead
March 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Interests at your site: gardens, orchards, silvoculture, peri-urban homesteading, water management, community, chickens
Site description: Queen Mountain Homestead (QHM) is an 8-acre intergenerational family home and educational demonstration site nestled on the western flank of Bellingham’s Queen Mountain. In the spring of 2016, after a decade+ of designing, building and maintaining permaculture landscapes across Washington (and internationally), we became the designer-stewards of our forever home.
Over the last 8 years, we have practiced phased implementation of abundant gardens and orchards; operated a silviculture system with American Guinea Hogs and a large flock of chickens; managed beautiful native forests dealing with climate change; and grown and expanded a strong human community of family and friends.
With a background in urban landscaping and gardening, our site offers not only tangible examples for small scale rural homesteading, but also showcases techniques appropriate for urban and suburban backyards.
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