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Vege patch in the front yard competition

Michael Lardelli
The advantages of a vege patch in the front yard competition are: 1) Each front yard becomes an advertisement to the neighbourhood and local community about growing your own food and food security. 2) Once one person visibly is using their front yard for growing of food this "gives permission" ...
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CHEAP, QUALITY PORTABLE ELECTRIC NET FENCING AT LAST IN AUSTRALIA!!

Darren J.  Doherty
Sheep, Goat and Cattle graziers can now get their livestock in and amongst their tree systems or just efficient time control graze etc. with the RegenAG® GrazeNet. This product is single spike 8/89/15 (8 horizontal wires, 89cm high, 15cm between vertical wires) x 50m - 5.5kg/roll and is priced at...
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Kalen

Kalen
The vision of Kalen is living in harmony with self, others and nature. Our mission is to provide platform for nurturing ideas and practices for creative expression, responsible ecological behaviour and spiritual fulfilment, towards sustainable and healthy lifestyles. One of our goals is to educ...
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Design

Andrew Ramponi
The difficult thing for me with the concept of design is putting pen or pencil to paper; whenever I do the result invariably looks rubbish. Learning how to draw on the pc is better, though still tough. here is a 1st attempt at  the 1/2 Forest garden done with Paint. i'm also fiddling with google...

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Local Seed Swap -a collaborative event

Stephanie Ladwig-Cooper
Collaborating with local non-profits is a great way to expand both membership and educational opportunities for the community... the Chico Permaculture Guild has been collaborating with GRUB Cooperative since we began in 2009.  We help each other with seasonal projects and events and the support ...

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It's So Obvious and Inevitable, Even The UN Has To Admit It - by T. Rhamis Kent

Rhamis Kent
This issue is no longer open to dispute.  It simply needs to be implemented on a massive scale.  This is the great task of our age.   Right to Food: “Agroecology outperforms large-scale industrial farming for global food security,” says UN expert ...

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EU høyner grenseverdiene for giftrester i mat

Øyvind Holmstad
Vanlig mat blir produsert med hjelp av sprøytemidler. På etikettene kan det stå mange forskjellige advarsler:   Mulig fare for kreft. Mulig fare for fosterskade. Kan skade barn som får morsmelk. Giftig for vannlevende organismer. Kan forårsake grunnvannsforurensning. Giftig for fugl. Gift...
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7307 N. Huntley Ave.

7307 N. Huntley Ave.
Permaculture residential garden using as much as possible native and heirloom plants. Small pond.
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How to start in practice

Jan Zijlstra
Exciting news! This week our organisation; Kalen, platform for self realization and sustainable ways of life, got land near Skopje. It is about 1000m2 or even a little bigger. Saturday I will have the chance to see it. And then it all starts. Our first Permaculture practice. I am excited....
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Biological control of pests.

Mark Brown
At Purple Pear we do not abide killing. The control of pests is done with the assistance of nature and the food web. Mindful of the needs of the varoius elements we have provided a range of habitat  modifications that make a home for many wonderful creatures. The pond at the centre ...

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Mushroom Innoculation Workshops in NY, PA, & MA

Michael Burns
The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute   presents   Mushroom Innoculation Workshops - April 23 in Montague, MA at Brooks Bend Farm (Western Massachusetts) - May 14 in Harleysville, PA at Living Hope Farm (Near Philadelphia) - May 21 & 22 in the Finger Lakes region, NY at Hawk Meadow Farm ...
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Bayan Ulgii Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Learning Project

Matthew Lynch
Weather permitting, we will be headed out to Bayan Ulgii province by car tomorrow. Temperatures drop to below minus 20C during the night, and winds whip the dry snow into blinding storms - not good conditions to get lost in. Internet access will be limited, so access project updates at theGreen...

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OM Valley Permaculture Demo site

OM Valley Permaculture Demo site
OM Valley is a Rural oasis in an the Urban Metropolis of Cincinnati in the Ohio, Miami and Mill Creek Valleys, hence OM Valley. Located only a short 7 minute drive from downtown in one of the cities first suburbs (Northside which is over 150 years old) we are demonstrating how Permaculture can ...
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Upcoming courses with PRI USA

Hunter Heaivilin
Plant Propagation and Seed Saving Course. April 11-14. http://www.permacultureusa.org/coursedetail.php?page_id=195&scheduleid=214&classname=Plant%20Propagation%20and%20Seed%20Saving%20Course,%20Hawaii   Swale Practicum. April 16-17. http://www.permacultureusa.org/coursedetail.php?page_id=195&...
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Indicator Plants for Bees

Deano Martin
The use of indicator plants in Permaculture is well documented, but like any 'pattern', we can use the same basic idea for other purposes. As my primary focus is beekeeping, I'll use mainly beekeeping examples. Forage Availability I plant Tagetes tenuifolia (Lemon Gem) as a companion plant in m...

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Wolds Woodland Farming Project

Wolds Woodland Farming Project
A 3.75 acre (1.5 Hectare) Smallholding, that we are currently converting to trees. The project includes a one+ acre Forest Garden, Coppice, Orchard, Annual Vegetable growing. Most important of all, I keep Bees.
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plant list

Ole Deschout
Hey, Here is the list of plants Raf Seghers was growing on his nursery in Belgium and using in his systems. Made the list in alfabetical order and only contains latin names as the common names are not of use for this network. All these plants you can look up threw google to. At the moment I'll ...
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Create Clearwater

A community outreach group to educate people about permaculture, engage in permablitzes, get people gardening, provide networking for people interested in forming community, strengthen local awareness and local economy, and to integrate activities with like-minded groups.
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