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Benjamin Vidmar

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  • Joined: 18/07/2013
  • Last Updated: 10/09/2013
  • Location: Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
  • Climate Zone: Polar
  • Web site: www.sprock3t.com



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    Caribbean PRI of Barbados (CPRIB) KaWay Monti School for Sustainability Sailchearnach Si's land Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge Eats, Shoots & Roots CABIOKID Permaculture Research Institute Chile Gaiacraft Institute Balcony Permaculture, Taipei, Taiwan Whole Systems Design

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About Benjamin Vidmar

Originally from Cleveland, OH USA, and I have completed my Associates in Specialized Tech from Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Pittsburgh, PA in 1998. In 2005 I decided leave the States and move to Sabah, Malaysia in Borneo, to teach English, as well as teaching cooking and working in a restaurant there for 6 months. After that, I worked on expedition cruise ships going to the high Arctic and Antarctic Polar regions and had a fantastic time travelling all over the world.

From 2008, I started to work in Longyearbyen and since 2012, I have been the head chef at Svalbar Pub,AS the "northern most" pub in the world. Being an island, everything has to be flown in, so one day I got the idea to grow my own things and get the freshest products possible. I have designed my own polar hydroponic garden and now I can enjoy the freshest vegetables and herbs without flying everything up like most people do on the island.

Only after I started my garden did I find out about permaculture, so now I am also planning to take my PDC course from 26 August until 8 Sept here:

http://www.wholesystemsdesign.com/permaculture-design-course/

and I am also signed up on 19 September to do the Diploma course after that here:

http://www.gaiauniversity.org/international-diploma-permaculture-design

I am really excited about the future and can totally see how permaculture applies to every aspect of my life. Thanks for your time and have a great day!

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Permaculture Ambassador

"Northern Most" Permaculture Project in the world...

Posted 4 months ago (0 comments)

New Photos from the Polar Garden

What's been up with us? Well take a look and see for yourself :)

Posted 5 months ago (0 comments)

"NORTHERN MOST" PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE IN THE WORLD

We planning and organising a PDC course 500 miles away from the north pole... Would you come and Learn in the high-Arctic?

Posted 9 months ago (1 comments)

"NORTHERN MOST" PERMACULTURE COURSE IN THE WORLD

Meet and greet planned at Polar Perma Garden on 08.02.2014 from 11:00 until 12:00

Posted 9 months ago (1 comments)

RESTARTED THE GARDEN

Was on Holiday from 8 August until 10 September so finally got the Garden back up and running

Posted about 1 year ago (0 comments)

PDC COMPLETED :)

Earned my PDC from Ben Falk in Vermont

Posted about 1 year ago (1 comments)