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Woodland’s Romp

Home The Farm Windekind’s Gardens The Garden Railroad Lodging Breidablick Campanula The Studio Policies and Booking Rates Booking Hiking Nordic Skiing The Commons About Us Contact Us Testimonials Trip Advisor Reviews Woodland’s  Romp Last spring, as the last snows melted and the first green fiddle head shoots appeared on the forest floor, I made my…

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Our visit with Emma Hempstead

Home The Farm Windekind’s Gardens The Garden Railroad Lodging Breidablick Campanula The Studio Policies and Booking Rates Booking Hiking Nordic Skiing The Commons About Us Contact Us Testimonials Trip Advisor Reviews Hello everybody, this note is about Emma Hempstead, In early July a note from Emma Hempstead showed up in my inbox, right away I…

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In the company of Meadow

Home The Farm Windekind’s Gardens The Garden Railroad Lodging Breidablick Campanula The Studio Policies and Booking Rates Booking Hiking Nordic Skiing The Commons About Us Contact Us Testimonials Trip Advisor Reviews The Meadow:   When Marijke and I first came to Windekind our attention focused on the 13 acre Meadow in front of and to…

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New Space for a Beloved Warhorse

Home The Farm Windekind’s Gardens The Garden Railroad Lodging Breidablick Campanula The Studio Policies and Booking Rates Booking Hiking Nordic Skiing The Commons About Us Contact Us Testimonials Trip Advisor Reviews New Space for a beloved warhorse- One of the shortcoming of Breidablick is that it only has one bedroom upstairs over the kitchen. This…

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Bill McKibben article

Windekind Home Community Directory General Comments Family News Permaculture News Commons Maps Permitting Infrastructure Landscaping & Gardens Architecture & Buildings Business & Finance Cold Creek Railroad Member Minutes Hello Everybody, Joe sent along the article about Bill McKibben. It is interesting to read about how he has become, in the eyes of the right, an…

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Expenses and Outcomes

Windekind Home Community Directory General Comments Family News Permaculture News Commons Maps Permitting Infrastructure Landscaping & Gardens Architecture & Buildings Business & Finance Cold Creek Railroad Member Minutes Expenses and Outcomes:  Landscaping: More then half our landscaping expenses have gone into tree thinning and clean up according to our Forestry Plan, required by the state for…

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Steve and Tanna Hood, a few good photos.

    Hello Everybody, Steve and Tanna, because they live so close, visit the farm often, we are starting  some mutual garden projects and other activities and a visit to the nearby Teal Farm where advanced permaculture is being practiced. It is exciting for me to break the tether to  this computer, fire up our…

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New Track on the CCRR

Windekind Home Community Directory General Comments Family News Permaculture News Commons Maps Permitting Infrastructure Landscaping & Gardens Architecture & Buildings Business & Finance Cold Creek Railroad Member Minutes Hello Everybody, Thirty five years in the making, the Cold Creek advances inch by inch.  We started with a 2,500 foot loop, and quickly discovered our mistakes…

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Book Review– Gaia’s Garden, a Guide to Home Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway

Windekind Home Community Directory General Comments Family News Permaculture News Commons Maps Permitting Infrastructure Landscaping & Gardens Architecture & Buildings Business & Finance Cold Creek Railroad Member Minutes Gaia’s Garden, a guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway is, in my view, one of the most influential books on sustainable gardening and permaculture.  If you want a broad understanding…

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