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Bamboo Bike Racks

Gordon Williams
As we know there has been a resurgence of two wheel, pedal powered transport over the last few years. But as bicycle numbers rise the few bike racks provided by local governments are sadly lacking and the incidence of double parked bikes have been on the rise. But now the solution has arrived. ...

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Pajaro Valley High School - Grizzly Garden

Pajaro Valley High School - Grizzly Garden
Pajaro Valley High School is creating a garden on a 1 acre plot of land. The goal is to grow organic food for the students and their families as well as create a space to learn about the Earth and collaborate on how to make positive change.
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Heading to Speri

Marty Miller-Crispe
SPERI is an NGO partnering with PRI that helps indigenous peoples in Vietnam.  Check out www.speri.org/eng/ or do a search for HEPA on PRI web site.  Craig Macintosh has been a few times and taken some lovely photos. I'll be reporting back via updates here and PRI website on our adventure.  A...
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Awhi Farm

Joanna Pearsall
We are in Turangi. At the south end of lake Taupo, New Zealand. Sheltered under the foothills of Pihanga and the other big North Island mountains, we have a 10 acre (4 Ha) site that we lease, just on the edge of the Turangi town boundary. The land was taken under the public works act in the 6...

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Swale Project

Swale Project
This water harvesting project was carried out at the request of the Green Tree Foundation of Talupula, AP, India.
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Barnes Homestead

Barnes Homestead
The establishment of a permaculture farm with new passive solar home on 32 acres of farmland in Eastern Ontario, Canada.
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What is ecoart ?

Stamatina Palmou
Ecoart  is a hellenic non-profit association  that aims to intersperse the ecological ideals using art as vehicle.  Our mission is to increase awareness regarding environmental issues, and to develop and strengthen eco-consciousness on a collective level. Ecoart emphasizes a shift from a...
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Planning for a great summer!

Wen Rolland
  Spring will soon be here so I'm putting a lot of time on planning my year at the garden. Last year, I tried some home made low tunnels and they worked great! I extended the harvest season for my eggplants and did a late sowing of mixed lettuce. You can see the result in the first 2 pictures....

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How We Designed Our Solar Greenhouse

Rob Avis
  We live and garden on an urban lot in Calgary, Canada, located on the 51st parallel north and approximately 80 km east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. This northern climate presents many design challenges, including less than one hundred frost-free days, an annual mean temperatu...
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Natural building fun!

Theron Beaudreau
Every Sunday I've been getting together with some friends to work on various permaculture projects. It's something that's become a trend for several years now. There have been several ebbs and flows over the course of that time but the general trend has been ever climbing. These days, Sunday work...

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Four Part Series of Permaculture Training Offered on Molokai (Fall 2010)

Malia Akutagawa
Molokai Permaculture Education Initiative A partnership between the Permaculture Research Institute USA & Sust`ainable Molokai   4-Course Permaculture Series – Fall 2010 In the Fall of 2010, the Permaculture Research Institute USA (PRI USA) sponsored 20 members of the local community to...

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Oficina comunitária Linda-a-Velha

Oficina comunitária Linda-a-Velha
Oficina comunitária de Linda-a-Velha. --- Linda-a-Velha's Community Workshop
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Allmende - utopical forestgarden

Allmende - utopical forestgarden
We are a permaculture project near Verden and care for a 7 ha garden which is aimed to grow as a forest garden. The oldest plantings are by now 10years (There are 200 different kinds). The focus of the project is on research on low-tec self-sufficiency and utopical gardening. We are a self organ...
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You cannot have enough Bamboo

Deano Martin
A couple of years ago, I was offerred some bamboo by a friend, for whom I was doing some scything. At about the same time, I watched Martin Crawford's Forest Garden DVD, in which he showed how to harvest and prepare bamboo shoots. Luckily, most of what I collected were really useful species, and...
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Molokai Permaculture Education Initiati...

Molokai Permaculture Education Initiative - PRI USA & Sust`aina ble Molokai Partnership
My organization Sust`aina ble Molokai partnered with the Permaculture Research Institute USA to develop a Molokai Permaculture Education Initiative. This initiative is designed to create a network of local permaculture teachers that serve the community, mentor youth, and manage large earth repa...
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Digital Storytelling by Nuu-chah-nulth Youth and Elders - VICCIFN Digital Harvest Stories: Spring 2010. Co-Sponsored by CommunityAlchemy.com with openmythsource.com http://www.planetshifter.com/node/1820

Willi Paul
Digital Storytelling by Nuu-chah-nulth Youth and Elders - VICCIFN Digital Harvest Stories: Spring 2010. Co-Sponsored by CommunityAlchemy.com with openmythsource.comhttp://www.planetshifter.com/node/1820

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sheet mulch

Mark Piscura

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Willi Paul discusses permaculture, alchemy & the new mythologies on the Agroinnovations Podcast, Episode #121: State Banks, Opensource Mythology, and Viralized Transgenics (2/11)

Willi Paul
Willi Paul discusses permaculture, alchemy & the new mythologies on the Agroinnovations Podcast, Episode #121: State Banks, Opensource Mythology, and Viralized Transgenics (2/11)
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