Monthly Archives: October 2015

A couple of Rough Types II

Geoff Lawton and David Spicer discuss large scale Permaculture design at Zaytuna Farm. Permaculture News Tweet it

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A Permaculture Talk with Steve Jones

Steve Jones is UK Permie whose bailiwick has been intentional community. This talk is of a much broader spectrum though and should be enjoyed by many.   Sector 39 Tweet it

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The trompe moves water, compresses air and apparantly removes iron from water, all without electricity.

The first video is specifically about how a Trompe¬†is being used to remove iron from water and to clean the river without external power.¬† The second is a more thorough explanation about this practically forgotten 16th century technology. We can … Continue reading

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A Backyard Permaculture Tour

This is one of my favorite types of posts to make. A tour of an ongoing backyard Permaculture garden. Rick Larson is located in zone 5 (Wisconsin) and is working a good sized yard. You can see from the video … Continue reading

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Water Is Life with Sepp Holzer and Tamera Community

One cannot emphasize enough the importance of water to all life. When we are designing to improve landscape there is no other factor that matches the need to hydrate the site. This video is a very informative piece on how … Continue reading

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Nature outrunning science when it comes to solving environmental problems.

Anyone who starts studying nature starts out freaking out about what great environmental damage we are doing to the planet, and the more they learn the more they realize that this planet is incredibly resilient and will survive long after … Continue reading

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