• permaculturepicture

    The 12 Permaculture Design Principles

    The 12 Permaculture Design Principles Article also published at Collective Evolution “What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet.” – David Suzuki A Brief History of Agriculture Before we look at what the future might look like we need to understand...
  • cubanfarmer

    Some Valuable Lessons in Urban Agriculture

    “Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too.” – Marcus Aurelius In 1989 the Soviet Union crisis occurred and almost overnight the Cuban economy was left without oil. The dissolution of the Soviet Union hit the Cuban economy...
  • billmollison

    12 Quotes in Remembrance of the Father of Permaculture – Bill Mollison (1928 to 2016)

    With so many environmental, social, economic and energetic issues and challenges facing humanity, it seems like the problems are overwhelming. Yet there was one man who clearly understood how the world’s problems could be solved. That was Bill Mollison. Mollison along with co-founder David Holmgren set out a clear...
  • A Food Forest for the Future…

    Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a...
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    Travel The World & Learn About Organic Farming At The Same Time

    Travel The World & Learn About Organic Farming At The Same Time Article also appeared on Collective Evolution While there may be some dogs on the properties you visit WWOOFING is not the kind that is typically associated with barking dogs or other canine species. A few years back...
  • waterfallman

    The Problem is the Solution

    “Just as the pain of an artist can lead to brilliant creativity so too can the pain of the world lead us to a brighter future if we can mix the courage of our convictions with a good dose of humility.” Peter Charles Downey ( Director, composer and activist) Many...
  • dandelionsmoothie

    3 Healthy Uses For Dandelion (With Recipes) That You’d Never Think Of

    3 Healthy Uses For Dandelion (With Recipes) That You’d Never Think Of Article by Julia Sich from Julia’s Edible Weeds. Article also appeared on Collective Evolution   Dandelions are one of the most health giving, nutritious and abundant wild edibles that I have come across. To identify a true...
  • cavehsedining1

    Eco Cave House in New Zealand

    While the tiny house movement has been gaining more and more traction, one man has already planned and developed his own, designed to send you back in time. “Underhill” is an incredible, hobbit-like eco-cave house built into the hillside of a Waikato (New Zealand) farm. The house is cleverly constructed to...
  • growfoodinsteadfull

    Teaching Disadvantaged Youth to Grow Food Instead

    TEACHING DISADVANTAGED YOUTH TO GROW FOOD INSTEAD Grow Food Instead founders, Brad Harding and Rachel Yeats, are on a mission to address social disadvantage in accessibility to healthy food and are ready to share their 20+ years of knowledge to grow and change it at a community level. You...