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DIY Food Supply Podcast #3: Keeping Backyard Chickens

In this weeks episode, Robb takes a quick look at Backyard Chickens. Going over the basics on  topics such as feed, water, hygiene and housing needs. But not before having abit of a confessional as to the quality of the … Continue reading

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Permaculture Planet Here is an older video demonstrating an established and successful Permaculture farm. It contains so very honest answers to common questions…such as profitability. If you watch several of these, you will notice that many of the currently established … Continue reading

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Growing hedgerows of berry fruits.

Self Sufficient Jason I would prefer to see more of a poly culture and I would implore you to compost and or dry mulch (other plants) with your trimmings and prunings rather than burning, but there is a lot of … Continue reading

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Order vs disorder in the garden.

Normally when one thinks about an orderly garden, he or she would picture perfect even rows of evenly distributed plants. This scene would be absent of “weeds” and debris. The garden that we would be considering is actually as disorderly … Continue reading

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Dr. Mudge teaching us how to propagate trees and plants by cutting and rooting.

Expanding your orchard or garden can be much less expensive with knowledge of how to propagate plants yourself. Imagine that, things are cheaper if you learn to do them yourself. Tweet it

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Creating a small suburban food forest. This is a great video by “One Yard Revolution”.

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Backyard Fruit Tree Basics from Dave Wilson Nursery

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Badgersett: Converting to Woody Agriculture

While not completely germane to urban agriculture, woody agriculture (growing tree crops and perennials instead of grains and annuals as a broad acre crop) is a transition that is much needed to make our agriculture sustainable and regenerative. This video … Continue reading

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Toby Hemenway (Author of Gaia’s Garden) discussing guild planting.

From the Food Forest Design Course available at Organic Life Guru If you want step by step instruction on building a food forest on a small plot of land, I personally do not believe anyone teaches it better than Toby … Continue reading

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Hardy Fruit tree growing for cooler climates.

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John from Growing your Greens teaching us how to create great soil for planting fruit trees.

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John Kohler from Growing Your Greens showing a small space (1/4 acre) food forest in Houston, Texas.

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Mark Shepard of New Forest Farms describing alley cropping in the savanah

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5 acre commercial Permaculture orchard in Quebec. Miracle Farms.

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Anneke de Graafe describing applying permaculture principles in a polyculture orchard.

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