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Jordan Struck
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Location: Oregon (zone 7b), 31.3 inches/yr rainfall
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Please go to the following link: http://goo.gl/koBJ3u and answer the poll on what size farm you own. Thank you!

Moderators: Please leave this in both "small farm" and "large farm" so that I can capture both audiences. Ty
 
Matu Collins
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Location: Southern New England, seaside, avg yearly rainfall 41.91 in, zone 6b
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I answered, and I'm curious why you are asking and what you will do with the data.

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Jordan Struck
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Actually no reason. Just was strangely interested in what the world of farms looks like for permies. I'm sort of a data nerd.
 
R Hobbs
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Location: The occupied Huron Nation
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My farm is a Micro-Farm. It's really tiny. Doesn't even take up my whole back yard.


Here's the growing plan for the vegetable part:
Scale - 1cm=1ft
Orientation - North at top
Climate - Temperate Foothills adjacent to Plains, 800 ft above sea level


Here's the plot itself, all 525 sq ft of it:


I also have edible mushrooms in the cellar and an Aquaponics setup.

Total number of edible wild plants: 4
Total number of Hydro Crops: 13
Total number of types of livestock: 4
Total number of in-ground crops: 48

Even with this little, I expect a large surplus because of my practices... I've tripled the size from last year and there was a surplus then too.
 
Stephanie Fehler
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That was neat to see the results after putting in my answer. We have 24 acres, some woods (just poplar and some ash, mostly), some sheep, milk goats, chickens, ducks, and rabbits. We feed with our own hay, and i'm hoping to expand our sheep flock ... We have a big garden (50by 60) but with a family of ten (we have eight children), that's a nice "extra" - not even really enough to keep up with demand. But we're also fairly far north in Canada, so growing season is very short...
 
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