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hurtin' Albertans??

Kari Gunnlaugsson

Joined: Jun 22, 2011
Posts: 308
Hi all, just wondered if there were any Alberta folk around on Permies?

...just getting started with our farm / homestead... tiny off grid cabin, draft horse power, developing rotational grazing / grass fed beef, and hopefully next season's subsistence garden will someday grow to a viable CSA.

It would be fun to meet some like minded neighbours to bounce ideas off..

john albert

Joined: Jan 15, 2012
Posts: 6
Hello neighbour,

Geographically speaking. In Alberta myself. Brace yourself, cold weather all week long, expecting to see -40 this week for overnight lows out in the country.

Kari Gunnlaugsson

Joined: Jun 22, 2011
Posts: 308
Yeah, but thank God it snowed for the livestock....I haven't got a well drilled yet and chopping ice for water was getting old. But better bring in the brass monkeys tonight...

Nice to hear from someone around here.
Kevin Longeway

Joined: Feb 13, 2012
Posts: 17
Location: Calgary, Alberta
There is a huge growing permaculture community in Alberta but not too many on here yet, what areas are you two in? I am moving out of Calgary to my parents farm 30 minutes north of the city to get thing jumpstarted again. I am going to live in a 5th wheel trailer for a couple years to make sure things are getting off the ground.
kyle thomas

Joined: Feb 05, 2013
Posts: 12
I'm up Grande prairie. This is an old thread but thought I'd see who else is in the far north.
Cohan Fulford

Joined: Mar 17, 2013
Posts: 79
Location: West Central Alberta, Canada
Hi fellow Albertans- rather new to the forum, and hadn't realised this section existed. Just posted this yesterday:

I'm west of Red Deer, between Sylvan Lake and Rocky Mtn House

edge of the boreal mixed woods zone, just east of the Rocky Mtn Foothills, z 2/3
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