Category Archives: greenhouse

Guest Bloggers Wanted.

Here is the deal. I love this website. I worked really hard to get it where it is, and I would like to see it go to another level. The problem is, I just don’t have the time to write … Continue reading

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Reason for Permaculture (besides food)- Fossil Fuel Shortage, aka peak oil

I have been thinking about writing (or doing a podcast) along these lines for a while. The original plot was to do a podcast that talked about a whole bunch of different reasons that we should start apply the design … Continue reading

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Indy Rezone holding a feedback meeting concerning urban agriculture.

The folks at Indy Rezone are having a community meeting to discuss the impact of the current zoning plans on agriculture. Now given the pace of modern life and the average citizens level of apathy towards anything that doesn’t shine … Continue reading

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Indy Rezones impact on urban agriculture in Indianapolis.

Ok, here we go with what will be my third and likely final swipe at this round of Indy Rezone and the¬†parts of this proposal that need to be changed or removed. Besides the general disdain this zoning package shows … Continue reading

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Adding Vermicompost to Aquaponics

(Biponica) (David Epstein) Anyone who gardens has probably come to find out that adding worm castings to their garden will have hugely benefits to their plant growth. In this display we find an experiment where the worms and their castings … Continue reading

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DIYFS Podcast #14- Talking aquaponics with Glynn Barber, President of the Indiana Aquaculture Association

So a little while ago I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Glynn Barber, who is the President of the Indiana Aquaculture Association and the inventor of ECSIA. During the interview we discussed aquaponics from a variety of … Continue reading

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Tropical Greenhouse in Alliance Nebraska

Russ Finch Here is another example of what I consider to be a good use of technology that doesn’t fit neatly into the Permaculture toolbox. The reason it doesn’t fit is because one of our primary design principles is to … Continue reading

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DIYFS #11: Interview with Linda Proffitt at Peaceful Grounds

We have a long one for you this week folks. A couple of weeks ago I sat down with Linda Proffitt of Global Peace Initiatives, where we discussed several of their most recent activities. This interview runs about an hour … Continue reading

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A video tour of the Sunnyside Permaculture Farm

Barbara Jackson This video is not deep on explanation but is still a good demonstration of what can be done with a mid sized property. This Permaculture farm has good diversity¬† and utilizes polyculture techniques while still being organized well … Continue reading

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Documentary about Paisajismo Urbano – Vertical Ecosystems. Large urban wall garden design

paisajismourbano If you don’t speak Spanish, get over it and read the subtitles. The work “Nacho” Cabello is doing with vertical gardens is remarkable and should be replicated in every city in the world. Tweet it

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DIY seed sprout fodder for your urban livestock- reduce pelleted food.

Sarah Cuthill Here is a great way to reduce your feed expenses and the amount of support you give to feed processors. Your chickens, rabbits or goats will enjoy eating high protein seed sprouts much more than that pelleted food … Continue reading

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Vertical Farms in Singapore (Using tech to localize food production)

Journeyman Pictures First off let me say that I really enjoy Journeyman Pictures short documentaries, and you should do whatever you can to support them. The next thing I would like to discuss is why I post this video, and … Continue reading

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Jerome Osentowski talking about all the amazing things he does in his greehouses. Make your own climate and grow anything.

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TEDx Joakim Hauge -Greening the Desert

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Vertical aquaponic greenhouse farm in Wyoming.

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