Name that Farm.
March 7, 2013 5:00 PM Subscribe
For my first question on the green, I'd like to put the clever brains here to work. This is for a permaculture design course project, someday I would like to see it come true but that is a way off.
posted by grinagog to home & garden (14 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I need a catchy name for a farm/camp/center/community to be located in somewhere in southern Oregon/ northern Cali. About 20 acres, less than ten households living there year round, set up with personal dwellings and a large common house. Add on to this a bunkhouse for seasonal out-of-work climbing dirtbags doing work/trade, a few teepees and yurts to house interns, campers, and weekend workshops, a bathhouse and sauna.
The farm would go to feed the community, with perhaps a specialty crop to sell at the local farmers' market--perhaps heirloom varieties of garlic. Animals: goats, chickens, bees. A pretty, landscaped spot for weddings. Workshops on mead making, primitive skills, watercolors, earthen ovens, etc. A three week summer camp for high school students that involves wilderness expeditions in the local mountains.
Names that I've liked from similar ventures include Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, Heart and Spoon House, Lonesome Coconut Ranch, and Lost Valley Education Center. Seems to follow a pattern of (description)(noun)(type of place). Not sure what to call this project: farm, community, center, school? Please avoid the punny! Easy to remember is good, quirky is good.
Thanks for the help!