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Create a permaculture livelihood Have you ever wondered how to create a permaculture livelihood - making permaculture your work as well as your way of life? Tonight on my free online monthly masterclass I explored 7 ways to cultivate a sustainable livelihood based on the ethics and principles of permaculture.

Make Tough Jobs Easy: Permaculture Utilizing the outskirts of your property to develop permaculture is a simple strategy that may lead to more diverse harvests and a richer wildlife habitat. By Hank Will. Permaculture is a good way to utilize the borders and woodlands on your property for specialized crops such as berries, mushrooms, or nuts.

Puppy Video For Kids ~ Puppy Meets Real Farm Animals Click on the video's title to join the conversation on YouTube! Our new puppy dog is shown around our farm and others to meet ALL the farm animals. _______ I've taught over tens of thousands of people to grow their own food. INVEST in Your Food Growing SELF:.

The Most Valuable Permaculture Design Tool - Needs & Yields… Needs and Yields analysis is one of the most important design tools in the permaculture system. In this video I give an example of how to combine a chicken and a compost heap together to improve the efficiency of both systems while reducing the amount of labor required to operate both of them.

How much does it Cost to Raise Meat Chickens? INVEST in Your Food Growing SELF:. NOTE: Yes, some of those links above are affiliate links. What? Well, that just means I get a small commission if you actually click through that link and buy something. Hey, I figured if I'm gonna link to the actual stuff I use I might as well get a little dough from it, right?

Lava flows make for abrupt endings and fresh beginings I created this blog a couple months ago. It's been a dream of mine for a long while now. A blog about my life in Hawaii, creating a permaculture homestead and being a mom. For some reason, I couldn't bring myself to write a post. I didn't know where to begin, or what would be interesting enough for some else to read my ramblings.

Permaculture Garden Greenhouse A greenhouse has a special feeling all its own, whether on a cool spring day with rain pattering on the roof or a late summer day when tomato vines are threatening to poke their way through the roof. One of my earliest childhood memories is being shown my uncle's greenhouse.

Largest Conference on Permaculture Gardening At GRIT, we have a tradition of respecting the land that sustains rural America. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing to GRIT through our automatic renewal savings plan. By paying now with a credit card, you save an additional $6 and get 6 issues of GRIT for only $16.95.

Snapshot of Our Farm Today I'm going to take you on a virtual tour of our little farm through photographs. Everything grows quickly in the Spring so things look different from week to week, but it should give you an idea of what we've got going on right now. Here you an see some of our field we are letting return to nature to the left.

The Best Simple Steps To Miracle Farms : How You Make A Living From A 4 Acre Permaculture What if I told you that it is possible to make a living from a 4-acre orchard and you can even do this with less work, more yield and more fun. What if I told you that the secret to doing this is already known, but the information about how to go about it has not reached you?

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Why farm Animals Refused this SUPER FOOD Click on the video's title to join the conversation on YouTube! Comfrey for chickens. It's so good for them, but will they actually eat it? Comfrey is supposed to be great for all the livestock, but do they actually like it? Let's find out in today's video.

Food Sovereignty Series - Hire Me! "The quest for food security can be the common thread that links the different challenges we face and helps build a sustainable future." ~José Graziano da Silva, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Director-General.

What we've been up to…wood chips! It's been a while since I've done a post. We woke up early this morning and thought I would update you on what we've been up to. Work and more work. We've been working on processing the trees that Stuart felled last year into firewood. Really feels good getting a head start for next winter.

SUSTAINABLY LOCAL: an ordinary family living sustainably in Melbourne We are an ordinary family of five people, one dog, one cat, two chooks and thousands of worms. Our Christian beliefs inform our desire to be the best stewards of not only our own little garden, but our local community and the planet as a whole. I, Meg, grew up in rural Tasmania - in the 1970's everyone in our town had a veggie garden.

JM Fortier on market gardening, surfing & a free crop-rotation webinar Small-scale market gardens feed more people on the planet than industrial agriculture, recent studies have shown. Small farms also have far better community outcomes, less climate impact, and create more land-based livelihoods than any other kind of farming.

Community Food Garden Volunteering! Volunteer help is needed! If you enjoy having a local community food forest and orchard in the neighbourhood of Vic West, your help is needed to give back and maintain it! There are many benefits to volunteering in the gardens, including getting to know all the plants better, and tasting the berries as they ripen.

I'm Vegan, but I Eat Meat. This might raise some eyebrows. This might confuse you. This might make you mad. This might make you want to judge me. This might evoke lots of emotions. So I'm asking you to read my story with an open mind and an open heart. We are human and blessed with the power of personal evolution.

Catalpas and Princesses "Do you know how, once you learn something you start seeing it everywhere?" No joke, my friend in Kingston, New York said this to me as I was snapping a photo from her roof, of a tree I kept seeing all day, the catalpa, which is plentiful in that part of the Hudson valley.

A Design for a Morning Routine Permaculture Designers apply their philosophy beyond gardens and farms. That's why there are classes in social permaculture! I am working to expand my view on ways in which design can be integrated into my life, especially from the permaculture perspective.

We're running a competition! All this week we are running a competition to win a 2 night stay in Birch Eco Cottage. All we are doing is asking you to like the competition post that you will find on our facebook page. In order that we can easily contact the winner, please also like our Birch Eco Cottage Facebook page.

Permaculture garden project revived In attendance were members of the Durban Botanic Gardens and officials representing the city's Parks Department and Durban Solid Waste who agreed that the 10-year-old permaculture project was not meeting its full potential.

These Chickens have taken it TOO Far Click on the video's title to join the conversation on YouTube! These free range chickens are going too far, and soon they'll be stampeding our garden. Here's the plan, and how we're gonna get back on track. INVEST in Your Food Growing SELF:. NOTE: Yes, some of those links above are affiliate links.

One Thing Every Meat Eater Must Do Click on the video's title to join the conversation on YouTube! This Chicken Butchering day will certainly challenge ANY meat eater to think about committing the deed at least once in their life. Give me 14 minutes and I'll have you re-thinking your meat.

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