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Day 1 - 3 June 2015

Rosie Harding
All very Mad Max. Bare, parched soil. A few Coconut trees. A couple of Neem trees. 3 or 4 tall spindly legume trees, to be identified, that are currently in seed, which we have collected for germination. One of the poor old coconut trees that you can see in the pic appears to have been beheaded. ...

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Rosie Harding
There's really not much here....
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Regenerative Kitchen Garden & Food Forest

Regenerative Kitchen Garden & Food Forest
Creation of a Kitchen Garden and Food Forest. Ecosystem regeneration, including seasonal rain water ground recharging, humans, and small livestock.
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PRI - Issan Permaculture, Thailand

Howard Story
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Permaculture Apprenticeship

Lauren Proctor
Are you looking to take your skills and experience to the next level? Live at Heartwood Institute in beautiful and peaceful Humboldt County. Be immersed in Permaculture; working alongside other teachers, students, and community members. This is an amazing opportunity for the right person...
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2 months PDC Immersion

Lauren Proctor
PDC Immersion 2-Months Hands-On Permaculture Design Certification August 9th – October 3rd, 2015 Check us out at http://heartwoodinstitute.com/programsevents/pdc-immersion Join us to learn hands-on sustainable living skills! Heartwood's PDC Immersion is a unique program designed to ...
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Project Natural farm la Scoscesa

Lorenzo Costa
So I've been around a while on permies.com and that seemed the best place to share the project I submitted for the PDC online with Geoff Lawton. I see many flwas and things I could have done better. I think I'll write some updates, and of course share the real world achievements I gain.  One thi...
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Final design uploaded on permies.com

Lorenzo Costa
Well I found the way to share my design, and I shared it in my community: permies.com here's the link: Natural farm la Scoscesa
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Heartwood Institute

Heartwood Institute
Since 1978, Heartwood Institute has been a leading Healing Arts school, teaching massage therapy and integrative medicine. Since its inception, Heartwood has taught thousands of students from around the world, empowering and transforming people's lives. Now, Heartwood is embarking on a n...
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A bright idea

Chris McLeod
Today is the official first day of winter and the weather lived up to all of those expectations by providing a light dusting of snow high up on the main ridge above the farm. A light dusting of snow washes out the colour on this musk daisy bush Snow is such a novelty here t...
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some perennials we are trialling here

Corey Schmidt
One of our homesite goals is to have an abundance of perennial food plants.  This update is about my efforts in this direction. I have planted several perennial food sources, and the Jerusalem Artichokes seem the happiest so far. I also planted stachys affinis and they have come up and look pro...

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site built double pane acrylic windows

Corey Schmidt
We are in the beginning phases of creating our small space of abundance, but one success we have had is in the passive solar heating of our house.  The southeast wall is about 140 square feet (20feet long and different heights). Glazing on this wall is around 90- 100 square feet, approximately 65...

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PDC Permaculture Certificate Design Course - July 21, 2015, Montana, USA at Permies.com

Howard Story
Permaculture Certificate Design Course JulyDC at Missoula, Montana, USA at www.permies.com Reduced fee for permies members.   Come out June 21 to July 4, 2015 More info or to join  [email protected] or www.permies.com
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PDC. Montana, USA at Permies.com

Howard Story
PDC at Missoula, Montana, USA at wwwpermies.com Reduced fee for permies members. Come out June 21 to July 4, 2015 More info or to join. [email protected]
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Video: Closed Cycle Permaculture Systems

Zaia Kendall
PRI Practical Diploma student Roman Eisenkoelbl talks about his diploma experience and some of the closed cycle systems at PRI Sunshine Coast. Video filmed and edited by Pier Galetti, volunteer at the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast. http://www.permaculturesunshinecoast.org
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Success! Swales Working in the Suburban Backyard Garden

Nathan Dow
I have mistakenly been putting my project updates under my profile, instead of the project itself.  From here on, I will post updates on my project correctly. So a few days ago, I posted an update on the swales I dug in my established backyard garden.  It had rained on occasion before that upd...
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