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Fall PDC underway!

Graham Calder
Our current Permaculture Design Certificate is under way in Montreal and going strong. A beautiful, varied and smart group of individuals have graced us with their presence and have embarqued on this permaculture voyage with an array of different skills, hopes and expectation. This equates once a...

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El Rancho Zapote (2015-2016)

El Rancho Zapote (2015-2016)
College of Agroclimatic Studies - Phase One in Telchac Puerto, Yucatan
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Design 01 - Reablement (using Zones)

Design 01 - Reablement  (using Zones)
Mrs F wanted to be able to return home after having the stroke, and her family agreed that would be best for her. This project used Permaculture ethics and the Zones to modify her home environment and set up the care needed.
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Design 02 - School Garden (Permaculture)

Design 02 - School Garden (Permaculture)
The Kingsly Comunity Primary School wanted to have a organic edible garden facility that could be used to support the education of the primary school children and inform their parents and other adults on sustainability and local organic food growing.
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Looking for site recommendations - looking for my tribe!

Crystal  Niedzwiadek
I'm a not so young professional female (43) in Colorado that recently resigned from my job to travel around the world visiting permaculture sites to volunteer, learn and grow my permaculture knowledge. I'll be traveling in 2016. I would like to start in Latin America. I hope to blog and vlog abou...
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First contour line to move water from a drainage ditch across a hill

Jeneen LaSee-Willemssen
20 acres of land. 10 former pasture; 10 forested. Slowly turning the pasture into a agroforestry-permaculutre-food forest mashup. 2 acres of hazelnuts, chestnuts, apples, and walnuts planted in various places, but THIS was our first attempt at a real permaculture "structure": a swale to draw wate...

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Solar Kiln Update

Tim Engbrecht
So I've finally finished my solar kiln, and as I write, it is in the process of drying a lovely load of local ash. The build cost somewhere between $1000 - $2000 dollars, all told, and probably took in the neighbourhood of 50 - 100 hours to complete, working nearly exclusively by myself.  If I d...

Kiln clean doors open

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Solar Kiln Update

Tim Engbrecht
So I've finally finished my solar kiln, and as I write, it is in the process of drying a lovely load of local ash. The build cost somewhere between $1000 - $2000 dollars, all told, and probably took in the neighbourhood of 50 - 100 hours to complete, working nearly exclusively by myself.  If I d...

Kiln loaded with concrete weights on top layers

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Solar Kiln Update

Tim Engbrecht
So I've finally finished my solar kiln, and as I write, it is in the process of drying a lovely load of local ash. The build cost somewhere between $1000 - $2000 dollars, all told, and probably took in the neighbourhood of 50 - 100 hours to complete, working nearly exclusively by myself.  If I d...

Kiln south side glazing

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Urban Hijau

Urban Hijau
Urban Hijau is more than a park or garden. We are a living and breathing example of sustainable farming, right in the middle of the city! Urban Hijau is a planned sustainable social enterprise, using permaculture as a means to unite people, generate profit and preserve the planet simultaneously....
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Identifying Dynamic Accumulators on our Homestead

David Dahlsrud
Dynamic Accumulators: Today I thought I might go into a little more about what they are, why you would want to plant them, and which dynamic accumulators we are using here on the Traditional Catholic Homestead (the who). What:  Simply put dynamic accumulators are plants that concentrate minerals...
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Allyn River Permaculture in association with Limestone Permaculture

Peter Brecknock
I have formed a new association with Brett Cooper from Stroud Road NSW to offer a series of combined Permaculture and Practical Gardening workshops. Our aim is to educate sustainability through Permaculture Design Principles & Practices, affording students the opportunity to either begin or exte...
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All day I dream about chickens

Chris McLeod
Unintended consequences are always a reality. They can’t be ignored or dismissed out of mind. For example: some readers may believe that this week’s blog title is a secret nod to the very dark 90's band KoЯn. Other people may believe that the blog title is some sort of homage to athletic footwear...
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What is Earth Neighbours?

Millo Magnocavallo
The article 'What is Earth Neighbours' was published on Quinta das Moitas blog, September 01, 2015 by Millo Magnocavallo
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ReOccupy Portugal

Millo Magnocavallo
The article 'ReOccupy Portugal' was published on February 11, 2012 by Millo Magnocavallo
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First Berkeley compost started

Mark Berndt
Zoe & Eamon contstructed a Berkeley method fast compost heap using wood chipped from trees damaged during a recent snow storm and cow manure as the Nitrogen source. 

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Habitat Vineyard

Habitat Vineyard
Conversion of existing vineyard and small farm to permaculture.
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Inwood Eden

Inwood Eden
An off grid garden experimentation site. I'm learning about Permaculture through observation and interaction. Refining what I know and making discoveries along the way. This should give you an idea https://www.facebook.com/SardisLaneFarm/?ref=bookmarks
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