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Ridgedale Permaculture [Permaculture
Posted on March 6, 2017 @ 06:32:00 AM by Paul Meagher

I recently became aware of farmer Richard Perkins. He is an innovative farmer that runs Ridgedale Permaculture in Sweden, at a location that offers six months of winter and six frost-free months. He recently published a book called Making Small Farms Work that has received very positive reviews.

It is impressive how quickly Richard and his wife have converted a 25 acre farm into a productive, profitable and sustainable farm (took over the farm on Mar, 2014). He calls farming a "land-based business" and he is offering permaculturists a vision of how to productively and profitably occupy larger amounts of land ("small farm" acerages). Richard appears to be publishing videos more frequently on his YouTube channel where he shares his ideas.

His video introducing people to Ridgedale Permaculture is a good place to start to learn their systems:

I became aware of Richard when I checked out Permaculture News and came across the video below. Those with little interest in farming might nevertheless learn something that might apply to their situation as well.

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