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De Eenzaamheid Farm - The Netherlands

Country: 

Netherlands

Site type: 

Farm

Site function: 

Size:

43 ha

Elevation: 

-1.75 m

Annual Precipitation:

700 mm

Climate:

Cfb - Oceanic climate

Biome: 

Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests

Bioregion: 

West European Coastal Mixed Forests Bioregion

The family van Schie has been running the farm “De Eenzaamheid” on an island in Warmond for 170 years: Appropriately called  “The Solitude”. In 2020, Roos, Jan and Joost (5th and 6th generation) are moving on to the next step: from organic to regenerative farming.


Working according to the 4Returns approach, in collaboration with NGO's Wij.land and CommonlandWageningen University and the Louis Bolk Institute, to name but a few. Striving to create four values: ecological, economic, social and cultural.


The aim of the farm is to grow living soil, capture CO2, increase biodiversity, and contribute to the community while raising the profit. Design Features:


•    Holistic grazing
•    Chicken tractors
•    Paludiculture - Productive use of Wet peatlands 
•    Compost production
•    (Re) introducing plant and animal species to increase biodiversity
•    Edible borders, Fedges and small food forests
•    Commercial Kitchen garden for Onsite Bakery

- UNITED DESIGNERS -

United Designers Int.

UNITED DESIGNERS

INTERNATIONAL

Weruscha Kirkegaard

WERUSCHA KIRKEGAARD

Founder and Head of Project Management

Let's talk and build a plan

for the future

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