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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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Is Personal Effort Enough?

Grahame Eddy
Here is an article I wrote for the PRI website.
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Cypress raised bed

Tim Auld
The odd corner was to avoid a downpipe, and was quite a pain to accomodate. It meant more cutting to various lengths, and bending the brackets. The brackets were fiddly but worked well in the end. We expect using internal posts would be an easier, stronger and cheaper way to go about connecting t...

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Working Bee

Tim Auld
This is a fairly typical working bee for the community garden, although we are short of resources at the moment. We don't have any sugarcane mulch, which we would normally use to top dress the beds instead of lucerne as in this instance. In this case we were building on top of a flood damaged bed...

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Thinking About Zones

Kerry Given
I've been thinking about what zones might look like for permaculture on the prairies. As I mentioned in my earlier update, I haven't taken a PDC, so I'd welcome comments from those who have. Nor is this written with a specific property in mind, it's more a brainstorming session for what grasslan...
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Broadscale Forest Garden Design

Broadscale Forest Garden Design
Forest ecosystems exhibit many beneficial properties we humans would be wise to emulate in our culture, agriculture and horticulture: they maintain, renew, fertilize and propagate themselves without human inputs; they build, store, and conserve clean air, clean water, nutrients, soil quality, and...
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London Permaculture Advice

Carly Gillham
Yesterday I landed in London (UK) from Australia and already today I am searching for somewhere to volunteer, continue learning and to interact with like minded people. Any advice? I'm only here for a few months and I don't know anything about growing in this climate, so I think it's a great opp...
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