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The bugs that ate Monsanto

http://www.grist.org/industrial-agriculture/2011-12-13-the-bugs-that-ate-monsanto

Designing Space 2

I had the pleasure to spend a weekend with some very wonderful people.  We, Wayne Weiseman of The permaculture project, and I spent several days designing the Building and Infrastructure for Kristine Beck and her family farm.  This sacred space was inviting and we let loose on design strategies that will turn the heads of ...

Come to Belize 2012 PDC in the Heart of Maya

come to Belize… Travel far south; to the back of beyond; to a remote valley accessible only by dugout canoe.  Study permaculture surrounded by a lush, productive forest of edibles, medicinals and tropical hardwoods.  Eat organic food, sleep in dorms powered by renewable energy, bathe in a sparkling pure river…. in 2012, in the heart ...

Backyard Mushroom Farming Course

Over the past couple of months we have been having a series of mini courses called The Backyard Permaculture Series.  Today we gathered at The Farm School in Summertown, Tn for the Backyard Mushroom Farming workshop.  Frank Michael of Mushroom People was there to lend a hand and sell books, spawn and other mushroom supplies.  ...

Gardens: Season Extension

Yesterday was a packed day preparing for our first hard freeze.  We bought a low tunnel bender from Johnnys.  After we bent the frames for the low tunnels the winds started to pick up (of course!) making it harder to get the greenhouse plastic on the tunnels.  We did not to use agribon floating row ...

Backyard Mushroom Farming Course Flyer

  in partnership with Mushroom People Presents: Backyard Mushroom Farming Learn how to grow mushrooms in your own backyard.  This mini-course will cover the basics of mushroom production.  We will explore what species to grow, current growing methods, myco-remediation, and more. The first half of the day will be class room learning.  Followed by a ...

P.A. Yeoman’s “Challenge of the Landscape” quote

“N0 artist or artisan ever has such broad control of the medium through which he expresses his own character and personality as does the farmer or grazier in the control he can exercise over his land. The landman can create his own landscape, but the artist gives only his impression of it, and few pictures ...

Introduction to Edible Forest Gardens

Spiral Ridge Permaculture presents An Intro to Forest Gardens.  Come join us while we learn Edible Forest Garden basics.  This day long mini course will include information on Edible Forest Garden Design and hands on activities.  Please see link below for more information. To register contact michelesneed@aol.com Huntsville, Alabama 9am-4pm Price 55$ w/ meal 45$ ...

Koinonia Natural Building Course

Wayne Weiseman, of the Permaculture Project and I just completed a very successful 4 day natural building course at Koinonia Farm in Americus Ga.  In four days we built a humanure toilet and garden shed.  This small multiple use structure consisted of a rubble trench, Earthbag, cob, straw clay slip, Bamboo, plaster, and round pole. ...

Fermented foods.

We are blessed to have had met Sandor Katz and inspired by his work.  So… we ferment our food and barley and hops and honey and………  We are excited that our batch of kim chee came out so delicious.  Take a look and if you stop by you can try some.