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Freedom Farmers: Olivia and Sergio

Now back in Madrid and looking back on our stay, I would say that I took away a lot of practical knowledge from Max and Nic. Practical knowledge in terms of permaculture solutions for having hard terrain (no dig garden and hugel mounds) and how to get around not having access to water. It was a good insight into some of the considerations that you need to make when you set out on a off-grid venture and I feel like I have a much better idea of what to expect once I take the plunge and get myself out to the countryside!

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Freedom Farmers: The Gibson Family

It is easy to get carried away describing the beauty of the Farm and the valley; the views across to the mountains, the olive and almond groves, dotted with the ruins of fincas from time gone by. What makes this place really special however, is how, amongst the spectacular landscape, Max and Nic are working to make their own place from scratch. We have really appreciated their down to earth and relaxed nature, and their thoughtfulness in sharing their space and introducing us to their way of life.

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