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Estaçao Permacultural Cambyçara

Estaçao Permacultural Cambyçara
The goal is to create a permacultural station, where we can educate people about permaculture, sustainable living and healthy alimentation
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Aquaponics in Permaculture

Graham Wood
Since 2015 I've been working with Urbanag CIC to develop methods for using Aquaponics in Permaculture. URBANAG is a social enterprise registered as a Community Interest Company with a mission to promote the aims and objectives of urban agriculture (UA) within the United Kingdom as a mainstream c...

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Ideas and Analysis

Graham Wood
Background:We have lived here since 1979 and mostly used our field and woods as an extended playground for our 3 sons and all their friends from the village. Over the years there were tree-house forts built connected with rope bridges, a mountain bike trail laid out, a zip wire, various rope swin...

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Design 04 - Acres Wood Project

Design 04 - Acres Wood Project
Aim: Redevelop our home base and the attached land known as Acres Wood. The biggest grouping of my ideas for Diploma Designs are all to do with my home base and the attached plot of land known as Acres Wood. So as it was all too big, complex, and extended over time to be just one design I thoug...
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Creating Gaia's Garden Online Course

Josiah Wallingford
Join best-selling permaculture author Toby Hemenway for a dynamic and practical course on creating your home ecosystem. Imagine living in a yard that overflows with food and other useful products such as medicine, fiber, and building supplies. Your yard can also shrink home energy bills, extend...
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Sprinter

Chris McLeod
This blog is now available as an mp3 podcast through the link: http://ferngladefarm.com.au/2016 Aug 15 - Sprinter.mp3 Hope you are all enjoying the podcast. You can either listen to the podcast directly using your Internet browser or you can simply download the file (using the Save Link As opt...
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New Zealand, South Island High Country Site Available For Use

Craig Hutchinson
For the past few years I've been developing this site. The site has a hut with two bunk beds c/w rocket mass heater, and a long drop compost toilet. About a year ago I was diagnosed with an agressive onset of MS, and since October last year I've been to the site twice. As things look I wont be he...
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2016 Haiti Project

2016 Haiti Project
1. A public workshop conference, with translation into Creole 2. A Communal Development Plan (design course in permaculture) recognised at international level 3. Five days of intensive training for farmers and producers
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Santa Cruz Permaculture

Santa Cruz Permaculture
Santa Cruz Permaculture provides community development, land stewardship, holistic education, and eco-social design services for a thriving, just and sustainable world.
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the 30$ recycled hot house

Bouali Ydriss
here is a few photos of a  hot house build using all recycled materials the wood is off cuts from the locals sawmill 50m down the road a 20$ pack of beer to pick up as much wood as i could and the plastic is from local building sites and it was used to cover and protect gib boards the screws c...

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first year of our food forest

Bouali Ydriss
here is a photo of the first planting day of a 300 m² food forest  and a photo of the same place 9 months after 2 queences and 5 plum trees, 2 lemon , 4 mandarine, 2 oranges  was al ready on site and we  planted 4 guava trees, 5 apple trees, 1 peach tree, 7 tagasatste trees, severals cranberries...

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New Zealand, South Island High Country Site Available For Use

Craig Hutchinson
For the past few years I've been developing a site in the high country of New Zealand's South Island. The site has a hut with two bunk beds c/w rocket mass heater, and a long drop compost toilet. About a year ago I was diagnosed with an agressive onset of MS, and since October last year I've been...
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Teaching the Children

Donna Rasmussen
I am very happy to have been involved with the formation of a Kitchen garden program at Amamoor State School and am now the program co-ordinator.  The garden has been installed to teach the students about sustainability through the ethics of permaculture.  Each week the children spend time learni...
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Amamoor State School Kitchen Garden

Amamoor State School Kitchen Garden
Amamoor school is a small school in rural Qld at the heart of what was once a vibrant farming community but was torn apart by the state government's now defunct Traveston Dam project. The area now has a largely new population of tree changers and the school began the kitchen garden project i...
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Rabbit Housing

Kimberly Graham
We built an adobe rabbit housing system modified off of a research paper I found.  The research paper discussed Egyptian and Italian dry climates and how to protect rabbits from heat is these climates.  Our rabbit system has 4 rows of 5 cages per row.  They have a metal cage that connects to the ...

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First rain filling swale

Kimberly Graham
We had a rain about a month after we installed and planted the swales. 

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Installing Swales

Kimberly Graham
January 2016 we installed our first swale.  We meant to install them in Fall before the rains, but weren't able to do it in time.  We were able to get them in before the spring rains :) The land is rather flat.  However there is about a 150 cm (5 foot) difference in grade from the high point of ...

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