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Buccleauch Park Permaculture Garden (R.I.P.E.)
Buccleauch Park Permaculture Garden (R.I.P.E.)
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Buccleuch Park, New Brunswick, NJ, US
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate

Annabel Roberts-McMichael barb martins Colin  Eldridge Dennis Whittinghill Kayla Weiss Kevin Murphy Robert Meyer
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Buccleauch Park Permaculture Garden (R.I.P.E.)

Project Type

Urban, Community, School Projects

Project Summary

The Rutgers Initiative for Permaculture Education or RIPE , hopes to empower students and their community by educating them about how low to no tech solutions as well as Permaculture design principles can be viable, safe and most importantly fun for producing food and stimulating local self sufficient economies.

Project Description

Permaculture is about creating intelligent design systems that work with the power of the ecosystem and use these harmonious natural relationships to create communities that provide for themselves. Self sustaining communities become producers and are not forced to be dependent on corporate chemical companies that are poisoning our country and laughing all the way to the bank. By redesigning our homes and communities we can redesign the way we live and produce everything we need in a local, sustainable and beautiful way! We want to teach people how to setup rainwater catchment systems, backyard composting, edible forest garden, aquaponics (growing fish and food together), companion planting, beneficial animal plant insect relationships, herb spirals and many more. We hope to show people how they can turn their homes into lush, productive gardens that can catch and store rainwater, grow fruits and vegetables and produce many more important essentials in our lives.


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