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Register Now! Nashville PDC 2012

Register now for the June PDC at Trevecca University in Nashville.  Pay 950 dollars if you sign up before May 25th.  Pay 1050 after May 25th.  Register and send in your deposit before the 25th and pay only 950$.

Spiral Ridge got Pigs! 2

After several days of clearing brush, setting up the movable electric fence and building a pig house, Spiral Ridge Permaculture Homestead got PIGS!  I went to Top of the World Farm  and got two beautiful pigs.  One is a male Mule Foot (Romeo) and the other a female Red Wattle (Juliet).  We will be breeding them ...

9 Day Natural Building Intensive Sept 7-16, 2012

9 Day Natural Building Intensive w/optional 3 day Introduction To Natural Building We are all part of the earth and the earth calls us to build our environment in a more natural way.  Come learn how to build multi-functional natural buildings from start to finish.  This 10 day experience will empower people to build small ...

Nashville PDC June 2012

Only 3 Weeks Left!  Register Now!  There is still room! www.spiralridgepermaculture.com    

Edible Forest Garden Design Intensive 2012 4

Spiral Ridge Permaculture will be hosting our second 9 day Edible Forest Garden Design Intensive with Dave Jacke and friends.  We will be designing Spiral Ridge Permaculture Gardens in this course.  We are offering a practicum at the end of the design intensive.  This course will build off of last years very successful course.  We ...

Nashville PDC June 2012

Three Weeks Left! We now take Paypal.  Go to www.spiralridgepermaculture.com and Sign up today.

Nashville Permaculture Design Course PDC 2012 1

The Nashville Permaculture Design Course 2012 Dates have changed June 1,2,3/9,10/16,17/22,23,24   Course Description Permaculture is a design system for ecological living, integrating plants, animals, buildings, people, and communities.  It offers a new paradigm for creating sustainable, productive, and beautiful human environments using natural ecosystems as models. Through experience and participation in classroom and on-location ...

Edible Forest Garden Installation 2

Today was a great day to plant our first installation of our homestead edible forest garden.  The weather was rainy, and the temperature was in the 60’s.  The timeline of our homestead edible forest garden starts two and half years ago.  The site had a lot of debris from the December 2007 clear cut.  After ...

Edible Forest Garden Intro Course

Close to twenty of us gathered today to learn more about Edible Forest Gardens.  We started out with the realization that ” “The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka, One-Straw Revolution We then moved on to the nitty gritty of ...

Edible Forest Gardens: Access & Circulation 4

We had a great day today starting the second phase of our homestead Edible Forest Garden.  The first phase of our design was to build several small duck ponds with interconnecting swales.  This fertilized water along with our movable chicken ship created a very fertile soil.  Today we looked over our designs for the area ...