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A Spanikopita in the works

Chris McLeod
Many people know that the editor and I grow a lot of our own food. It has been an interesting week because a number people have discussed with us how to go about growing their own produce. What has driven this increase in curiosity about growing their own food is that there has been an outbrea...
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Permaculture Design Course (PDC) - Designing Pathways to Sustainability - 21st April to 2nd May 2016

Ezio Gori
This PRI accredited PDC is hosted by Retsogile Permaculture Education and Training Trust, www.retsogile.org.za, located at Travellers Rest farm, Haenertsburg, Limpopo Province, South Africa.  FB at www.facebook.com/retsogilepermaculture. 
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Urban Permaculture Playground in San Francisco

Jay Rosenberg
This is the flyer that was printed in the 1860s when the neighborhood I work with was a suburban getaway from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco during the gold rush. Updated for 2016, come visit Hayes Valley Art Works, an urban permaculture playground like nothing you have ever seen (most...
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European Permaculture Network

Sandra Campe
A subgroup of the European Permaculture Council, the "Vision group", has started in July 2014 to develop a strategy to create a European Permaculture Network. This network aims to bring organisations together, to work on issues and to strategically strengthen the permaculture movement. The inaug...
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AnAcrospiracy

AnAcrospiracy
PacNW Urban Permaculture Micro-plot/Lawnectomy
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Four Day Fermentation Course in Costa Rica

Laura Killingbeck
The Art and Practice of Live Culture Fermentation Residential Program at Rancho Mastatal, Costa Rica May 10-13, 2016   Learn how to: Ferment any vegetable into pickles, kimchi, or kraut. Brew herbal, fruit, and medicinal sodas and beers. Transform milk, whole grains, and legumes with local...
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Raw food, fermentation & sprouting

Franko Göhse
Why ferment? Why sprout? And why raw foods? ~ Simply made, fresh, active and highly alkaline food. Come have some fun and taste the goodness of health! ~   Join Breanne Gibson at the Practical Permaculture Institute in Zanzibar for a full day workshop to learn how to: ...

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Practical Permaculture Institute Zanzibar

Practical Permaculture Institute Zanzibar
Our mission is to introduce permaculture education throughout all the primary schools of East Africa. We aim to teach the teachers practical, hands-on permaculture skills to promote future food and water security and to ensure dynamic economic development.
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Introduction to Permaculture Earthworks 2 day Course 6-7th August 2016 at Farrants Hill, Northern NSW

david spicer
“Earthworks are much like the skeletal frame of our bodies they support the system allowing us to fill the body or land with a living muscle and skin”. Earthworks are like hardware and software. When designing it’s always essential to keep in mind what will run water off (called hardware) e.g....

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Back to simplicity

Zaia Kendall
After 5 years of teaching students and volunteers, and another 5 years before that of hosting and teaching volunteers and wwoofers here at Maungaraeeda, we have decided to step back and regroup. As we were training people and looking after their needs constantly, we lost focus on our objective...
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Jerusalem Artichoke - Real Deal Resilient

John Lee
   A consistent goal in my gardens is lining or boxing in any growing spaces with perennial borders.  This helps reduce soil and water erosion, provides a grass and weed barrier to the growing plots, and improves levels of organic matter in the soil in and around the beds.  Not only that, but it ...
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Tomato Jungle

Chris McLeod
Tomatoes are the most productive crop on the farm. Sun ripened tomatoes, bursting with flavour are a real treasure and if you love the fruit as much as I do, you’ll always be able to recall the beautiful smell of a ripe tomato fruit. This season, I reached for gold because I more than doubled the...
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Day 2, Halter Training the Heifer (Video)

David Dahlsrud
Day 2, Halter Training the Heifer (Video) I had to work today ( unfortunately off the homestead! )  so the girls got out and played cowboy!  They got the halter the rest of the way on Beatrice our American Milking Devon heifer and future milk cow.  They got it done way faster than I could ...
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(Video)Halter Training the Heifer…Day 1

David Dahlsrud
(Video)Halter Training the Heifer…Day 1 Well its the middle of winter, and since I can’t get a whole heck of a lot done on the land, I decided it might be a good time to start the process of halter breaking our Milking Devon heifer Beatrice.  The wife and I went out and slapped the halter ...
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Making your own Probiotics at Home

David Dahlsrud
Making your own Probiotics at Home 5 Homestead Probiotics You can Make Yourself! Well the science is in folks, and has been for some time!  Probiotics are essential to maintaining a healthy gut, and strong immune system.  A properly functioning digestive system is the key to good health. ...
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Introduction to Permaculture with Jay Rosenberg and Matthew Stephens

Jay Rosenberg
Friday, March 18, 2016, 12-5pm [Event on FB] Hayes Valley Art Works, 456 Laguna St, San Francisco, CA [Map]  Introduction to Permaculture presents the principles, ethics, and design strategies that are used around the globe to create sustainable agriculture and li...
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Urban Permaculture Design Apprenticeship

Jay Rosenberg
This curriculum-based, community focused Urban Permaculture Design Apprenticeship, facilitated by Jay Rosenberg, is aimed at fast-tracking the development of urban permaculture-based knowledge in a wide range of specific subjects. This is an ideal way to get started on a career as an urban permac...
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Urban Permaculture Design Apprenticeship - Program Introduction Meeting

Jay Rosenberg
If you think you might be interested in applying to our Urban Permaculture Design Apprenticeship Program, come to one of our 1-hour Program Introduction Meetings on February 19th, March 4th or March 11th, where we will discuss Program specifics and answer any questions you might have. In additi...

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