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IJzertijdboerderij Dongen (NL)
The small village Dongen is the proud location of anFarm. What makes this very special is that only volunteers work on the project, supported by the local authority and local companies. Already a long while, there is a local active association for the study of local cultural heritage (Heemkundekring “De Heerlyckheit Dongen”).
The group maintaining the yard takes care of the interior design, the planting, and maintenance as well as making tools and for example . The dynamic part of the Iron Age Farm is the presentation and demonstration of the “daily life”: preparing , making household tools, pottery, clothes, experimenting with old techniques, dwelling on forms of and society, contact with others in the Iron Age region (helping each other, justice, war) et cetera.
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