We’re excited to announce Pendergrast Farm Conservation Community. Nestled steps away from Decatur and downtown, Atlanta, this new project includes twenty homes and an organic farm on five woodland acres. Preserving the rural character of a historic farm through conservation-oriented development, Pendergrast Farm prioritizes the following:
- 60% of buildable area will be green space.
- Pendergrast Farm will prioritize pedestrian walkways, sustainability, and wellness.
- Community driven, focusing on nurturing inclusion, community and fellowship through group activities such as crafts, gardening, culinary activities, clubs and nature based recreational activities.
- Sustainable construction with smart home technologies and healthy air systems.
From the Pendergrast Farm website, “Join us in creating a conservation community preserving the last key remnant of farm and woodland on Briarcliff Rd, where we emphasize sustainability of the land, fellowship with our neighbors and a community farm. We believe that homes can be healthy, efficient and timeless. We choose better over bigger, smarter over grander and health over expediency.”
I am working in Rhode Island with an individual who is planning on developing 66 acres into a vineyard along with seven housing units he hopes to be part of the vineyard, so he asked me (a retired USDA, NRCS employee with some love of land preservation) to help him develop some ideas for the project to be considered as a condominium project where residents have some connection to the vineyard. I am hoping that you can help me find anything that can help, I am trying to contact the Urban Land Institute and some other projects to get as much help as I can. I hope you can share your experiences and possible how Pendergast Farm was established and operates. Thank you in advance!!