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February 17, 2011

Valerie Dawnstar
I have been studying Holistic Management with a Beginning Women Farmers group here in central New York.  The course is really aimed at creating a knowledgeable, successful farmer.  It has prodded me to look at numbers more intensely which leads me to really research my intended crops.  I am tryin...

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Church of the Divine Love

Christopher Diamond
The Church of the Divine Love in Montrose, NY installed a sheet-mulched vegetable garden in the spring of 2010 in a convenient bit of lawn behind the church fellowship hall.  In their first season they were able to provide hundreds of servings of high-quality fresh vegetables to the Cortland Emer...

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Church gardens for the local poor

Many churches have small pieces of land, usually in lawn, that are not actively used but that must be managed at the church's expense. If a small percentage of such churches would plant low-maintenance vegetable gardens and fruit trees to provide fresh produce for their local emergency food ...
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Rebuilding Arched Roof Root Cellar - First Steps

William Kearns
As with any project, sometimes the "needs" must come before the "wants" and it didn't take long after purchasing the property to discover the roof was caving in on the underground root cellar / water well pressure tank house!  This would never do and I resolved to rebuild the arched roof before t...
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Growing in cold frames - #1

Aaron Jerad
I have picked out cold-germinating, frost tolerant seeds to plant as the idea is to create a micro-climate rather than a controlled climate. The plants need to tolerate a good amount of frost, because the night temperatures outside will still be going down to 10F or lower. Species list: Arugula...

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Earth Passengers

Earth Passengers
Earth Passengers was founded to promote and implement environmental education in Taiwan in 2000. Since 2002, 3 years after one of the co-founders, Peter Morehead completed his PDC with Geoff Lawton, we started working on promoting Permaculture education in Taiwan. Earth Passengers held Taiwan&#...
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Permaculture Masters Degree Vignette

Delvin Solkinson
Here is an illustrated copy of my Masters Degree Thesis in Permaculture Education. http://gaiacraft.com/free-books/
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ape99.org

ape99.org
the purpose of ape99 is to disburse, improve upon and invent technologies for living as natural and sustainable a lifestyle as possible with permaculture as its foundation.
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Pleasant Park

Design and implement 1/3 acre suburban property.
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Community Garden Lemon, Odawara Japan

Community Garden Lemon, Odawara Japan
CLCA (Childrens Learning and Culture Association) was established 70 years ago, creating houses where children could live away from their families, cooking and caring for each other, even helping build their own houses. This community garden is for their mothers, to experiance their 'Best Sel...
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2011 year

Rhonda Baird
With February already half gone, I'm looking forward to a teaching schedule that includes the Indiana University Permaculture Design Course, a weekend pdc in the fall, a children's series, a few specific workshops for the city-run People's University, and a new workshop weekend that combines perm...
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Quality production of local seeds: how to

Jude Fanton
Jude and Michel  Fanton are preparing multi media presentations for future seed travels. Resources include 200 hours of footage we shot in 13 countries, photography and material we have already wrote and published. We typically spend six months a year on projects  and six months gardening and mak...
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Volunteer opportunity in Taiwan

Christian Shearer
Ananda Suruci Permaculture volunteers needed at ashram in southern taiwan www.anandasuruci.org Hi all.  I am teaching a dpc at an ashram in southern Taiwan right now.  Very beautiful place,and very nice people. The place functions as a fasting retreat center, and now also permaculture ...
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Gearing up for spring

Rhonda Baird
Last year saw the first breeding year for our rabbits. We were pretty happy with the mothers after their inexperience with their first litters led to losses. During the summer months a lot of food for an increasing number of rabbits came from the garden and kitchen scraps. The second and third se...
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Ananda Suruci Master Unit

Ananda Suruci Master Unit
Ananda Suruci is a spiritual eco-village in Southern Taiwan. We offer Yoga Fasting Retreats and Permaculture Design Courses (PDC) and we host student camps, seminars and spiritual retreats.
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