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Associação Mondego Vale

Christopher Paul Ripley
Um grupo de pessoas dedicado à promoção do usofruto actual e futuro do Rio Mondego. Queremos partilhar a energia natural e a inspiração que nos traz este Rio. Através dos eventos, actividades e acções que organizamos, procuramos transmitir o nosso carinho por este espaço, aprendendo a cuidar do m...
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Bamboo as Sustainable Building Material

Chief Phillip 'Cloudpiler' Landis
We have elected to use Structural Bamboo as an important part of our wastewater, and erosion control program.  We are capturing all rain runoffs from the roofs of our infrastructure (homes, buildings, hoophouse, etc.) with swales which are surrounded by Bamboo or Willow.  These species use a grea...
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Zoning for Bees

Deano Martin
Whenever I have come across references to zoning in relation to honeybees, it is invariably used to decide where hives should be placed. As a beekeeper and a Permaculturalist, it is also a handy tool to help to decide where to plant different bee forage crops. Sitting here on a wet, cold, Englis...
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Getting There!

Sanjeet Dabral
Feb 18. 2010 Gearing up for PDC starting March 1. Unfortunately, David Spicer lead instructor is unavailable. Looking towards learning from Tichafa and Alex. Excited and intimidated by the long road ahead - PDC is just the first step.  
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Totenåsens Venner, stå på!

Øyvind Holmstad
Fra avisdebatten ang. vindkraftsaken på Totenåsen ser jeg Åsens Venner har blitt anklaget særlig for tre forhold: 1)      De baserer seg på ”følerier” og ”naturromantikk”, og ikke fakta. 2)      De er gjennomsyret av gruppetenkning og flokkmentalitet, der saklighet ikke slipper til....
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Preserving the Harvest

Kate Beveridge
The other day I met up with two women in their sixties who have been friends since they were 13. We had come together to do some preserving. One of the woman, Julie had travelled from her home to show us how to do it. She had married a man who had grown up in a household where preserving was the...
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Turning your swimming pool into a fish farm using the Silver Pearch(Bidyanus Bidyanus)

Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes
We decided on Silver Pearch because it was commonly available and extensive research had already been done over many years,it is also a native fish in Australia,originally found in the Murry darling basin but now threatened in the wild.There are regulations and they are strict on what spiecies ar...

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Photos of the Project

Josh Robinson

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Quaking Aspen Permaculture

Quaking Aspen Permaculture
Quaking Aspen Permaculture is a high elevation dryland project located in suburban Flagstaff, AZ
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Turkey 2011 Permaculture Gathering

Nebi Cihan Çankaya
 After Bill's course in ?stanbul, lot's of people infected by permaculture virus. So this zombies making their first gathering in the heaven of Troya: Canakkale Goose Mountains, Bayramic (which the first beaty competition organized and Afrodit took his award. And also this place is noticed as the...
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Permaculture Summer Apprenticeship

Michael Burns
The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institutehttp://FingerLakesPermaculture.orgpresents ourPermaculture Summer ApprenticeshipJune 3 through August 11, 2011We are seeking applicants for our summer apprenticeship program. Those selected will work and study through an intensive, nine-week schedule that in...
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Currents projects

Stephanie Ladwig-Cooper
Residential Permaculture Design in Chico, CA (2009-2013) .63 acre -target area is entire property in phase completion. Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Forest Gardens, Pool to Pond conversion, Aquaponics System and more   Residential Forest Garden in Chico, CA (2011-present) 2.5 acre -ta...
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Burlington, VT bound!

Ian Weatherseed
I'll be heading up north this weekend to chaperone my little sister on some college visits. On Sunday I'll be in Burlington, VT - if any local permies read this and would like to meet up, please message me! Ta very much ;)
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Dervaes Family Trademarks Urban Homestead

Anton Lo
Now, you are technically required to put the trademark symbol and attribute the word to the Dervaes family if you use it even casually in anything you write online.  They have trademarked other words as well with the excuse of preventing corporations from doing the same- makes sense, but it's BS ...
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Top Bar Bee Hive Maintenance

Tim Auld
Through the week the bees appeared to be happily going about their business, flying out and returning with legs loaded with pollen. I was eager to see what they had done! I was in for a treat - they were successfully building comb down from the two outside top bars that I had made available for...

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PDC Courses off to good start in 2011

Benjamin Fahrer
PDC course off to a Great Start in 2011! Benjamin Fahrer   At the dawning of 2011 I found myself in a remote location on the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica at Punta Mona. A permaculture farm and demonstration center that Stephen Brooks has been working on for over 15 years. Stephen ...

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plants purifying water

Ole Deschout

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no education

Ole Deschout
In society we get mostly judged or given opportunities by your diploma or education. And ofcourse next to being conditionated you learn a lot of other interesting stuff that is handy to be used if doing business, research, ... But once I was granted the opportunity to learn and work in natural wa...

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