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Reinventing Roots
Reinventing Roots
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Commenced:
01/04/2012
Submitted:
06/12/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
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Qasr a-Sir, Qasr a-Sir, Negev, IL
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www.reinventingroots.com
Climate zone:
Arid





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PermaNegev #3 is up and running!

Project: Reinventing Roots

Posted by Alice Gray almost 10 years ago

Our third course at the Qasr A Sir EcoKhan is well and truly underway! As we enter week 3, here are a few snaps from the course so far! Join us for PermaBlitz, starting March 14th! Putting theory into practice and moving our project forward!

The village of Qasr A Sir and the Bustan EcoKhan (fenced compound, centre shot) - home of PermaNegev

students picking dinner :)

PermaNegev students picking dinner - broad bean (foul) tops and wild mallow (hubbeze)

new trees!  this one is a Turkish Apricot

New apricot tree going in the ground to shade the south side of the house in summer

water harvesting channels and mulch, southern sun sector shaded in summer and open in winter

Water hrvesting channels and mulch

view out of the back of the khan at night

View from the back of the EcoKhan in the evening

making Bedouin pitta bread by the fire

Making bedouin bread (pitta) by the fire at night

breakfast time at the Khan

Breakfast time at the khan!  Revving up for a fuill day.........

Student (Jamie) preparing presentation on community gardens

Jamie (one of our students) preparing a presentation on community food gardens

Washing up with lemon water - we change it once per day and give the water straight to the thirstiest trees!

Washing up with lemon water

Digging out infiltration basins.....full body workout!

Digging an infiltration basin -  a labour of love!

Planting legumes in a muulched garden in the infiltration basin

Mulching the garden with date palm fronds

Planting broccoli and beets :)

Planting broccoli and beets.....looking forward to these!

Help has arrived!

Fun for all the family!  The cavalry have arrived to help us water the garden in!

 

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Alice Gray : Find us on Betterplace.org and get involved in this exciting project: https://www.betterplace.org/en/projects/12408-bustan-ecokhan
Posted almost 10 years ago

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