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Permaculture Teacher Training, New Zealand

Inna Alex
Earthcare Education is hosting a Permaculture Teacher Training in New Zealand at the end of April 2017!  A 5-day intensive workshop that will empower you to teach permaculture effectively and creatively.  This workshop is relevant to anyone teaching permaculture in any situation - you will disc...

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Building New Natural Volunteer Structure

Btina Veith
Development Status (9th March 2017) of the base for the new natural structure for our volunteers at PermaTree in Ecuador. Construction material are local wood for the base structure. Top structure / walls and roof structure will be all in bamboo mostly guadua type bamboo which we have been drying...

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Life on the Farm

Bearfoot Flagg
Our volunteers have been here nearly 2 weeks and we have been able to move so many projects along. Thanks guys! The stairs up the steep slope are finished and we have begun planting along side it papaya, pineapple, citronella, and red dracaena. The work bench in the garage got its final coat of v...

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Rooting Mystery Solved? Avoid Hard Water.

Tim Engbrecht
For years, I have been starting plants indoors for my annual vegetable garden and have had more than my share of success.  I have also propagated innumerable herbs, shrubs and trees—both from seed and from cuttings. Nevertheless, I have had very mixed results in my recent attempts to root hardwoo...

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Container gardening workshop - 13 march 2017

Wojciech Ryszard Górny
I had a pleasure to give a lecture for urban gardeners on rising vegerables, fruits and herbs in containers. It was a great opportunity to introduce people to permaculture and sustainable ways of gardening, even in containers. 
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Making your own Tree Stakes pays $75/hour?

Tim Engbrecht
Like many in the Permaculture movement, I have found myself trading money for time in my new rural lifestyle.  When my wife and I left our high paying, white-collar city jobs to move to the country, we discovered myriad ways to stretch our dollars: Making all of our own bread & yoghurt, spending ...

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Long-term volunteer positions PermaTree in Ecuador

Btina Veith
2017 long-term Permaculture volunteering positions available at the PermaTree Project in southern Ecuador. Spend 3 or 6 months to a year at the PermaTree Project, in Ecuador. Current open volunteer positions are: All-round volunteer Talented Paint/Artist volunteer Talented Author/Blogger vo...

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PermaTree

PermaTree
PermaTree is a non-profit education organization, Permaculture farm and regenerative lifestyle research. We are a Tropical Fruit Farm & Jungle Reserve between Loja and Cuenca at the edge of the amazonas region of Ecuador.
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2017 long-term Permaculture volunteering positions available at the PermaTree Project in southern Ecuador.

Btina Veith
2017 long-term Permaculture volunteering positions available at the PermaTree Project in southern Ecuador. Spend 3 or 6 months to a year at the PermaTree Project, in Ecuador. Current open volunteer positions are: All-round volunteer Talented Paint/Artist volunteer Talented Author/Blogger vo...
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Another Perspective

James Neeshan
A rough idea of what this desert looks like.

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FEEL FREE PERMAFARM & HOSTEL

FEEL FREE PERMAFARM & HOSTEL
We're an organic perma-farm and forest hostel project, where guests can enjoy pristine Colombian coastal forest, contributing to various art, conservation and permaculture projects as a community on a unique FEEL FREE basis. Please volunteer to help build, progress and learn on the farm, ...
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Issue 7 out now

Robyn Rosenfeldt
Issue seven of Pip magazine is out now. Issue seven is our special chicken issue with all you need to know to raise your own backyard chooks; including a complete guide to chicken health care, breeding chickens and raising chickens for meat. We also have all our regular sections with articles on ...

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Pip Magazine

Pip Magazine
Pip Magazine is the Australian permaculture magazine. Our aim is to inform and inspire people how to live more sustainably using permaculture principles. With ideas, information and inspiration from across Australia and around the world, Pip Magazine is your guide to living the good life. 100 p...
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Building a Yurt!

Max Motsch
High, dear family! Currently we are building a 7m yurt in Austria! We are in the middle of the process and are aiming to build it up in may 2017. The yurt will be our zone 0 on a small (850m²) land, where we will start a permaculture project. We will keep you updated on youtube! So please ch...
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Permscape - Permaculture Food Forest Oa...

Permscape - Permaculture Food Forest Oasis and Education Center
Permscape - Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, USA - Permaculture Food Forest Oasis and Education Center
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Year 2

Amanda Lotas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXSaI7HMseE  I am doing permaculture in my backyard, but am in the very beginning. Last year I lay down a foot of wood chips on the sand that we all have as our yards here and to my delight there are worms down there now. I am looking to share experience with othe...
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Haven`t decided yet, maybe "Last Chance...

Haven`t decided yet, maybe "Last Chance Roach Ranch"
Try to demonstrate the possibility of a self sustaining farm, in the harshest conditions, using insects as a fundamental resource.
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Ferme des Eco-liers

Ferme des Eco-liers
We just settled in a nice red stone farm with 3ha of field and 10ha of forest. We want to start an edcucational farm for adults and children to learn back all the knowldge to be able to live more autonomously and with the nature.
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