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It’s a family affair. Pigs and People

Today was like no other day here at Spiral Ridge Homestead.  The family had to move the boar pig out of the fencing system that houses the new piglets, their mama and another pregnant sow.  There are several reasons to do this.  First, boars have been know to hurt the young.  So just in in ...

As I wait….Wow piglets!!!

AS I walked outside to do my morning chores on this windy yet sunny day, I have no idea of what happened over night on our homestead.  My morning chores consist of feeding and watering the chickens, rabbits, ducks and pigs, collecting eggs for breakfast and emptying humanure buckets.  Today was just like all the ...

Backyard Mushroom Cultivation

We are offering our annual mushroom workshop this year at The Farm School. Mushroom People will be there selling everything you need to start. Each participant will go home with a small log that they drill and inoculate themselves. We will also be serving our famous outrageous Shiitake Chili!  Register Today!

Regenerative Earthworks Course

Come learn how to achieve dramatic results on your farm or garden using simple tools and technologies at our living lab called Spiral Ridge.  Register today. Drought proof your landscape. Create biologically active nutrient dense soil. Design for earthworks using a simple process. Stay on a farm that showcases many simple earthworks systems. Sequester carbon ...

Permaculture Design Course: Weekend 2

As educators of the Permaculture Design Certification course we need to create a mosaic of learning environments.  At Spiral Ridge Permaculture, we are always improving our ability to facilitate learning using several approaches.  We have learned that teaching needs to have a holistic approach.  That is why we create course sessions that engage the  hands, ...

Spiral Ridge’s Keyline Plow 1

As promised.  We are letting the cat out of the bag.  Spiral Ridge Permaculture, LLC has recently purchased a Keyline Plow with seed shakers and compost tea barrels.  A TN Keyline Super plow so to speak.  We are now offering Broadscale Permaculture Services including Keyline Design and Subsoiling, Holistic Grazing Planning, Soil Fertility Management, and ...

The Farm Solar Campus: Permaculture Design Course 1

What a Weekend!  The Farm Solar Campus 1st Annual Winter Weekend Permaculture Design Course started with a group of eager students.  Our course curriculum kept students busy learning the design process, designing from day 1, learning how to create maps and gaining insight into the depth of knowledge contained within Permaculture education.  Students left happy, ...

Spiral Ridge Homestead ice storm 1

As I walked out to do my morning chores, and just get outside where I like to be more than anything.  I could not help but notice the beauty of the iced landscape.  As fractals of light appeared thru icicles hanging on buildings, fences and plants I felt as though I was in a magical ...

Nashville Urban Permaculture Workshops

Spiral Ridge Permaculture and Hands On Nashville are partnering to offer a series of Urban Permaculture workshops in Nashville at Hands On Nashville’s Urban Farm.  This series is designed to empower positive change in people’s backyards.  The series is part theory part hands on permaculture projects.  As we build capacity for permaculture in Nashville we ...

Backyard Mushroom Course 2013

We are offering our annual Backyard Mushroom Cultivation workshop again on March 30th at The Farm School in Summertown, Tn.  Mushroom People will be selling supplies for all your mushroom growing.  Registration is open. Click on the flyer to enlarge.