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Ryan Barrett

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  • Joined: 29/09/2012
  • Last Updated: 30/09/2012
  • Location: Overland, Missouri, United States
  • Climate Zone: Warm Temperate
  • Web site: slowdownfarm.com



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    The Sun & The Soil Our Tomorrow Permaculture Homestead WeTheTrees Crowd Funding Platform Columbia Basin Permaculture Nubbins Homestead Midwest Permaculture SlowDownFarm Permaculture at Kraut Run

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Bill Wilson Bri Wrench Dale Abbott Dean Gunderson Jade Maestas Karen Riley Micheal Casper

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Benjamin Bowman Bill Wilson Bri Wrench Christopher Milton Dixon Dale Abbott Daniel Shown Dean Gunderson Ernest Rando Jade Maestas Karen Riley Rebecca (Becky) Wilson Rick Neckermann Steven Kelley Tomme Maile WPN System Mechanic

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About Ryan Barrett

My background is a black-thumbed computer generalist with very little experience with plants. My first garden was planted in a raised bed in Spring of 2012 (It produced a little bit of tomatoes and lettuce).

In 2012 I acquired 4.3 acres in Rural Missouri. In spring 2012 a lot of time and money was put into implementing a poorly designed orchard. Due to drought conditions and inability to properly irrigate, it failed pretty spectacularly. Twenty-three dead trees. Searching for a better way; Found permaculture.

Currently in the design process for transforming my Home in Overland and farm in St James Missouri. Attended a PDC in Fall of 2012 and I'm interested in consulting for anyone that needs some ideas for adding a little permaculture to their Home/Land.

If you are in the St Louis area and would like to meet up with other people interested in permaculture, Join the St Louis Permaculture Guild: http://www.meetup.com/Saint-Louis-Permaculture-Guild/

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Saint Louis Permaculture Guild

Permaculture meetup.com group in Saint Louis

Posted almost 2 years ago (1 comments)

Open Source Ecology - Keyline plow! (Wear a helmet)

Keyline plow for the Open Source Ecology tractor. I love that it's so simple and it seems to work just fine.

Posted about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Hugelkultur bed in my backyard

Hugelkultur bed. Took a little under 5 hours to complete (did this in one day...) seeded with dutch white clover and covered with straw.

Posted about 2 years ago (1 comments)

Cool Tools for permaculturing

Tools that will help with designing, installing, and maintaining permaculture systems.

Posted about 2 years ago (3 comments)