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Daniel Halsey
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Joined:
02/02/2011
Last Updated:
02/02/2011
Location:
Prior Lake, MN, United States
Climate Zone:
Cold Temperate
Gender:
Male
Web site:
www.uniteddesigners.org





Projects

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vegarden Ti Lorien, Haiti Quail Springs Permaculture Sailchearnach Mesquite Meadows Jubilee Fruits & Vegetables Farm PRI Tap o' Noth Farm, Aberdeenshire, Scotland The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece) The Centre for Urban Agriculture in Alberta RT Permaculture Forever Productive Forest Milkwood Inspiration Farm
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Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Geoff visits SouthWoods 2014

Posted over 4 years ago (0 comments)

Press Release, Grant Awards 2016

Posted over 5 years ago (0 comments)

Touring the Cedars of Lebanon.

Posted about 6 years ago (1 comments)

Building Better Plant Guilds with Dan Halsey: GLPPodcast

Dan Halsey, director of PRI-USA, Head Designer at Southwoods Permaculture co-author of Integrated Forest Gardening, sat down with us to talk about designing guilds and the Natural Capital™ Plant Database, a useful resource he helped Paula Westmoreland de

Posted over 6 years ago (0 comments)

Beneficial Habitat: Beetle Banks

Beetle banks create beneficial habitat for biological control agents important to pest management. Since the effect of predation from the bank is passive and seasonally variable it is a strategy best used as part of an overall system of pest management.

Posted over 6 years ago (1 comments)

International Designer

Posted over 6 years ago (0 comments)

Get ready, get set for the 2015 International Permaculture Convergence.

Conference, convergence & edge events The 2 day conference, 8-9 September 2015, will take place at The Light, Friends House in London where there will be formal presentations, workshops, academic papers, exhibitions, music, and art.

Posted over 6 years ago (1 comments)

Rotation Paddocks for 10 Acre Woods Permaculture Project

COMING SOON!!! We will be working with Daniel Halsey from SouthWoods Forest Gardens and folks from Little Earth Farm Garden to create paddocks around the big barn. Stay tuned for before, during and after photos as well as updates on this project.

Posted over 6 years ago (1 comments)

The Magic of Integrated Forest Gardening & Other Permaculture Revelations

Permaculture design is systems thinking. Everything is in a relationship and defined by its relationships. Plants and harvest crops thrive when provided with the correct relationships in the soil and above ground with beneficial habitat. The urban landsca

Posted over 6 years ago (0 comments)

At the Mother Earth News Fair in Topeka Kansas.

Jessi Bloom (nwbloom.com)took our photo at the fair. We set up the designs and the talk was non-stop. Many new and familiar faces on the homesteader/prepper scene. Seeing is believing. Neil Bertrando joined me in the booth and got a good read on where

Posted over 6 years ago (0 comments)

North American Permaculture Convergence

North America's first convergence may not have had the flash of a Renaissance Festival, but the content of the presentations and conversations eclipsed even the intermittent thunderstorms and driving rain. Brilliant minds, diplomatic discourse, and energy

Posted almost 7 years ago (2 comments)

Open House for Designers and the Public

Sunday August 17 SouthWoods-10 Years of Permaculture Open House and Book Launch Party Come see a permaculture homestead and talk to permaculture designers and enthusiasts. 

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)

Integrated Forest Gardening, The Book

The Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)

Prime Homestead in the Virginia, USA Hills. Woodland, Pasture, and Creek supplying continuous resources.

Keeping the stream pure with all the activity is a challenge, but a priority.

Posted about 7 years ago (0 comments)

Amish Farmer Turns to Permaculture for Design. A Seamless Transition

This farmer was intrigued by permaculture and was amazed at the benefits from transforming to an integrated Food Forest Grazing System. The minimal loss of open acreage returned increased forage crops, new livestock opportunities, and harvestable windbrea

Posted about 7 years ago (3 comments)

First Food Forest for Minneapolis

Install date May 17-18, 2014 PDF at southwoodsforestgardens.blogspot.com

Posted about 7 years ago (0 comments)

Virginia Homestead Design

More Ponds! More Ponds! I need more Ponds! How many cows can you rotational graze on 31 acres?

Posted about 7 years ago (3 comments)

Dream of Wild Health Design

A ten acre farm turns from row crops to perennial harvests.

Posted about 7 years ago (2 comments)

A Legacy Landscape

Transitioning long fallowed fields to woodland pasture, perennial crops, and orchards requires a multi-layered agro-ecosystem design. After extensive site assessment accounting for climate, soil ecology, geology and existing ecological systems, we start

Posted about 7 years ago (0 comments)

Thermal Mass and Insulation, Local Conditions Dictate the Function

Notes from SouthWoods Advanced Permaculture Series Thermal Mass and Insulation, Local Conditions Dictate the Function.

Posted about 7 years ago (0 comments)

Sustainable Revolution

PRI/USA is proud to announce the publication of Sustainable Revolution by Juliana Birnbaum and Louis Fox. In 2009 PRI/USA supported Birnbaum and Fox by becoming their fiscal agent as they collected funds for the production of their new book and began to t

Posted over 7 years ago (0 comments)

Time to update the original SouthWoods master plan.

Not everything is on there, but it is a pretty good representation of the functional spaces.

Posted over 7 years ago (0 comments)

POLYCULTURE DESIGN

GRADUATE COURSE APS 5101

Posted over 7 years ago (2 comments)

Integrated Forest Gardening

This book is the first, and most comprehensive, guide about plant guilds ever written, and covers in detail both what guilds are and how to design and construct them, complete with extensive color photography and design illustrations. Included is informat

Posted over 7 years ago (0 comments)

Conference on Climate Adaptation Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul

250 people showed up for the conference. It was great information from an ecological standpoint. Horrific for the uninitiated.

Posted over 7 years ago (0 comments)

The Natural Capital™ Plant Database

The database is working very well and I encourage all permaculture designers to try it out. Especially the spreadsheet download. Let me know if you would like a free access for a time to try it out.

Posted over 7 years ago (0 comments)

They asked why we should be given start up funds for a community farm.

They just need the obvious in writing I guess.

Posted over 8 years ago (0 comments)

Fascine, Revetments, and Wattle Hurdle

This year I have been in Haiti after a downgraded hurricane, and then in New Jersey a week after Sandy.While in New Jersey two tornadoes passed by my old house. What does they have in common?

Posted over 8 years ago (0 comments)

Permaculture part of coursework at the University of Minnesota

After some years of working my way up the academic ladder (not far up really) and making permaculture a common topic, it is now a main component in a graduate horticulture course I will be teaching next summer.

Posted over 8 years ago (1 comments)

Shipping Container Shed

Posted over 10 years ago (1 comments)

Diversity Affecting the Fitness Landscape for Insects, A Complex Adaptive System

In a recent class in Complex Adaptive Systems, I wanted to find a new way to relate the effects of diversity models on insect patterns and the resulting plant benefits.

Posted over 10 years ago (0 comments)

Perpetual Community Garden Design

Four installed. 4 more on the calendar. It is a combination keyhole and field crop design with vegetated fence.

Posted over 10 years ago (0 comments)
My Badges
Consultant Aid worker PRI PDC Teacher
My Permaculture Qualifications
Unverified
Cold Climate PDC
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Paula Westmoreland
Other Teachers: Guy Trombley, Bruce Blair
Location: Minnesota
Date: Jan 2007
Other course verified
Teaching Permaculture Creativiely
Type: Teacher Training
Verifying teacher: Dave Jacke
Other Teachers: Ethan Roland
Location: Sandstone, Minnesota
Date: Apr 2010
Other course verified
Permaculture Teacher Training
Type: Teacher Training
Verifying teacher: Bill Wilson
Other Teachers: Wayne Weiseman
Location: Stelle, IL
Date: Aug 2011
Other course unverified
The Soil Resource, Soil Science
Type: Soil Biology/Compost
Teacher: Dr. Terry Cooper
Location: University of Minnesota
Date: Aug 2007
Other course verified
Forest Ecology
Type: Other
Teacher: Rebecca Montgomery
Location: University of Minnesota
Date: Jan 2007
Other course verified
Orcard Swale Catchment Workshop
Type: Earthworks
Verifying teacher: Geoff Lawton
Other Teachers: Guy Trombley, Paula Westmoreland
Location: Prior Lake, MN, USA
Date: Jun 2006
Other course verified
Edible Forest Gardens Short Workshop
Type: Other
Teacher: Dave Jacke
Location: PRI, Cold Climate, University of Minnesota
Date: Feb 2007
Other course unverified
Master of Professional Studies in Horticulture
Type: Other
Teacher: Dr. Tom Michaels
Location: University of Minnesota
Date: Oct 2010
Other course unverified
Bachelors of Science, Temperate Climate Polyculture Deign
Type: Other
Teacher: Nick Jordan
Location: University of Minnesota, USA
Date: Sep 2008
Other course verified
Grey Water Systems with Brad Lancaster
Type: Other
Verifying teacher: Brad Lancaster
Other Teachers: Wayne Weiseman
Location: Kinstone Acedemy of Applied Permaculture
Date: Jan 2014
Other course unverified
Restoration Agriculture
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Mark Shepard
Location: Harmony Park, MN
Date: Sep 2014
1 PDC Graduates (list)
0 PRI PDC Graduates (list)
8 Other Course Graduates (list)
have acknowledged being taught by Daniel Halsey
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Climate Zones
Daniel Halsey has permaculture experience in:
Cold Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Mediterranean
Island
Sub tropical
Wet/Dry Tropical
Wet Tropical
Dry Tropical
Arid
Semi Arid
Cold Desert

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