About Lunar Hollow Farm
Lunar Hollow Farm is a few acres of beautiful land outside of Deerfield, Wisconsin. We moved to this place in September of 2018, and in our first growing season of 2019 we created many medicinal beds, a large food garden, installed 2 orchard spaces, got chickens, and started beehives. In 2019 we expanded our planting areas, started mushroom logs, and created more food beds. In 2020, we added a greenhouse, expanded our bulb and perennial cutting flowers, and added more woodland medicinals. 2021 saw us add raised beds for greens and food we want to keep the deer/voles/groundhogs/skunks out of, as well as additional woodland and shade medicinals. For 2022, we created an enclosed hoop frame for deer and rabbit protection and planted dozens of food and herb plants inside. We also expanded our medicinal herbs, widened all of our annual beds, and planted in at risk medicinals under our trees and along the wooded areas including black cohosh, ramps, goldenseal, true unicorn, and more.
At Lunar Hollow Farm we use organic and permaculture principles. As a white person using the principles of permaculture, I acknowledge that permaculture comes from practices created by indigenous cultures and peoples around the world for thousands of years, and was appropriated by white men in a position of power over the past few decades. I acknowledge I am privileged to own land, and that I am using processes created by indigenous people. To me, the principles of permaculture go beyond food forests and soil building and are principles that can be used to create a more equitable, restorative, and cooperative community.
LUNAR HOLLOW PLANS:
As we navigate how this might work into the future with covid, our US Community Apothecary space is going strong, our gardens are going strong, and there is much still to do.
We are hoping to offer an online community where people can subscribe and learn about self sufficiency and herbalism via recipes, growing tips, instructional videos, downloadable content, and more so help you create a more self sufficient lifestyle growing food and medicine for your own family.
Lunar Hollow is Denise, Brice, Ammy, and Gavin. We also have a dog, a few cats, and bunch of chickens.