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Feeding Your Soil: Creating a Soil Food Web – HandPicked Nation

Are you feeding your micro-herd?  If you have a garden, you should be.  Find out what I am talking about in this article I wrote for Handpicked Nation.  It is the follow up to the remineralization article I wrote last month. Leave a question or comment and share with your friends. http://www.handpickednation.com/feeding-your-soil-creating-a-soil-food-web/

Herb Spirals – How to build one

Hello and happy spring!  I (Jennifer) recently had the opportunity to write an article on herb spirals for B.Real, an online green living, holistic health and DIY magazine for Middle Tennessee.  Check it out here.  Hope you like it.  Feel free to come back here and comment or ask questions.  Now, back to planting.

University Permaculture at Auburn’s Rural Studio

Spiral Ridge Permaculture has been working with the University of Auburn’s Rural Studio  for the last two years consulting on student design projects.  Every year I am amazed by the caliber of architecture students at Rural Studio.  Not to mention the professors. “Rural Studio is an off-campus design-build program of Auburn University. The program, established in ...

Permaculture Design Graduates

 Spiral Ridge Permaculture Design Course Graduates   Meet our new Permaculture Design Certification Course graduates. The final weekend of Spiral Ridge Permaculture’s annual Winter Weekend PDC was  spent finalizing designs, building social capital, having lively discussions, and a lot of fun. Students walk away feeling not only empowered to make positive change in the world. ...

International Permaculture Day at Spiral Ridge Permaculture Homestead

    We are excited to invite you to celebrate International Permaculture Day at Spiral Ridge Permaculture Homestead on May 5, 2013. We will have a free talk on Permaculture, an educational tour and a plant sale.  Registration will open April 15th.  

Permaculture Course: Soil Food Web, Mushroom Farming, Design and more

As always, Spiral Ridge’s Permaculture Design Certification course was a great success.  This past weekend our students engaged in a Soil Food Web Lab taught by Joey Thomas and Troy Hinke.  We built a bio active compost pile and brewed a fungal dominant tea.  Then we set up a lab with a microscope, computer and ...

Sustainability Series

Do you want to learn how to grow an abundant landscape in your backyard? Are you driven to grow your own food, fuel, fiber, fodder, fertilizer, farmaceuticals, and fun?  Hands on Nashville, The Skillery, and Spiral Ridge Permaculture have formed a triad of force to bring the greater Nashville area a hands on sustainability series. ...

Permaculture Design Course: Weekend 3

As we move toward regenerative lifestyles it is important to think and act holistically.  To realize that we are a nature working and we are all designers by birthright. Permaculture is about the earth, the people and equality.  As instructors we have to remember the importance of not only design and site analysis/assessment, we have ...

Tips for nutrient dense gardening

“The food world is abuzz with the topic of nutrition and while there are many approaches to optimum health, everyone – raw food vegans, Paleo eaters, farmers or healers – can agree, great nutrition comes from real food. Our bodies’ requirements for some nutrients are minimal, yet all are essential for us to live in a ...

Small Farm Permaculture Design Certification Course

  Looking for a way to turn your land into a model permaculture farm?   Do you want to learn from experienced permaculture practitioners?   Can you imagine a world of abundance right out your backdoor?   Then come learn from those who are living the dream!       Spiral Ridge Permaculture will be ...