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Prairie Permaculture

Kerry Given
Since learning about permaculture about three years ago, one of the most interesting questions for me has been how to adapt permaculture principles to a region where the natural climax ecosystem isn't forest but grassland. Tallgrass prairie restoration has been a personal passion of mine for ma...
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Lofoten, vår kronjuvel

Øyvind Holmstad
En øredøvende sang av bambusstenger, som en vindmåler av lyd, regnet faller skrått. Vi står på toppen av det nye Hamsunsenteret i Hamarøy, resepsjonisten anbefalte oss å starte ovenfra og arbeide oss nedover. Det er best å komme seg inn igjen, en utmerket dag for å bli bedre kjent med Knut Hams...
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Marda Permaculture Farm, Palestine

Marda Permaculture Farm, Palestine
Permaculture Farm (MPF) is an NGO, working farm, and demonstration site for permaculture principles, techniques and strategies, located in the West Bank of Palestine.
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To do list for spring

Aaron Jerad
This past year taught us a lot of lessons about the land and the direction we want to go. There is the continuing process of sorting out previous systems, ones left over from 10-20 years of different peoples' visions and uses of the land.  This site has been used as pasture, orchards put in and t...
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Naturally Built Chicken (Chook) House

Kelly Simmons
My family and I built a chicken house out of wooden shipping pallets that we stuffed with flakes of straw bales and then plastered with earthen plaster.   It turns out that shipping pallets come in all sizes and shapes, so we found a size that we liked best - approximately 3 feet by 4 feet and s...

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Sunflower House

Sunflower House
A PC demonstration site in downtown Boulder, Colorado complete with honeybees, chickens, orchard, solar and more.
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Farmer Trees

Chief Phillip 'Cloudpiler' Landis
We don't want to cut down trees in order to grow food.  Our site is a shady, second growth, Oak and Hickory forest.  Here's how we have learned to use the tree as our primary supplier of water, fertilizer and insect control, while reducing sun-saturation. By trimming up the lower fifteen feet or...

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Preserving Water Energy

Chief Phillip 'Cloudpiler' Landis
The runoff from rain (46 inches min. per year), which often comes in great downpours and causes erosion to the nearby lane, my 19 year old son Jeshua built this Bamboo Circle, patterned after Geoff Lawton's Banana Circle in his Introduction to Permaculture Video. This is a winter picture, so it'...

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"Within permaculture" mark

Pietro Zucchetti
I am using a method that I developed myself for this design. The design method is R.A.D.F. which it means: Reflect-Research,Analize,Design,Feedback.   Reflect Before studying and applying permaculture in my life,I always had some difficulties to individuate permaculture products and services...
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Eco dome for a Classroom at the Waldorf...

Eco dome for a Classroom at the Waldorf school San Miguel
We are Hombres de Maíz, an organization of young permaculture enthusiasts building a 9 Meters Diameter Earthbag Building as a classroom for the Kids of &th Grade and we would like to share it with everyone.
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Winter Preparation

Chief Phillip 'Cloudpiler' Landis
We've been doing some systems analysis of our Perma Project and prioritizing for the coming thaw.  We've had some very unseasonably (strange) wintery weather here that pretty much shuts down the jobs I had outlined a month ago.  Normally, I would be digging swales and building berms, assembling s...
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Wilde-7

Wilde-7
wild herbs delivery
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Beehive House: a Self-Sustainable House

Juliano Riciardi
Beehive House: a Self-Sustainable House The Project Beehive House was started in February 2009 by the family of artists and designers permaculture Riciardi Julian, Teresa Dominot Tiê and his son, who conceived and built with his own hands, on the southern coast of Santa Catarina. It is located...

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Sector39

Sector39
Sector39 is a pertnership of permaculture teachers and sustainability practitioners. We are based in the Wales borderlands and mainly work in this area. We run courses, design and manage gardens and landcapes and are involved in cooperative development.
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Syrian Waterwheel

James Piers Taylor
Model of the famous waterwheels of Hama in Syria, in the gardens on the National Museum of Damascus. In the photo, see the diesel pump on the right used to spin the wheel to move water to make the model look more real. I don't know if this, or the fact that it wasn't working at all and there...

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Permaculture-School Austria

Permaculture-School Austria
Come and learn about growing food and how to live self-sufficient in temperate climate.
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Paradiesgarten

Paradiesgarten
Demonstration garden with different garden-rooms.
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Université Populaire de Permaculture

Université Populaire de Permaculture
The Université has taken on the task of regulating PmC education in France, as students will be based from the Université they can then work/study at Permaculture projects who work professionally. The Université also co-ordinates the different Permaculture courses being run in France and supplies...
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