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Catching That Last Drop!The relation of life with water requires no explanation. The fact that search for water is the axis for search of extraterrestrial life explains the synonymity they hold.

MINeD Shared .

Check out your Permaculture Tool BoxI have been teaching Permaculture for over thirty years and learning about it for all my life.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Growing a Permaculture NetworkRegardless of your goals, networking is an important part of permaculture. In this article, I share a few strategies I use to improve my network!

Bottom Up Permaculture Shared .

Join #TogetherWeCan, the first inclusivity celebration initiated by THE HomeGuruObserver Editorial): - Los Angeles, Aug 9, 2020 Â - Â On August 18th, 2020, THE Home invites U to join their first online inclusivity celebration #TogetherWeCan, where representatives of communities that are continuously left out will be able to speak out, share their stories, traditions and immersive experiences.

Guru Observer Shared .

"2040" to screen Monday at Goleta drive-inA feature documentary that looks to the future, “2040,” will be screened Monday night at the West Wind Drive-In, 907 S.

Santa Barbara News-Press Shared .

Farming the Saltless Sea: Duluth woman launches urban farm in Lincoln ParkSaltless Sea farm is about a half acre in a dense residential neighborhood below Lincoln Park Middle School.

Duluth News Tribune Shared .
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Creating ChangeThis day is observed each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population.

Our Permaculture Life Shared .

Blooming beautiful: Six selfie-perfect parks to visit in the Edmonton areaFirst the rain, now the heat means Alberta gardens have been going gangbusters. We're sharing six green spaces in bloom that might make for super staycation spots for soaking up the splendour and that flower-filled selfie.

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Webinar: Fire Smart Landscaping Panel with Ann Baker and Damien McAnanyWhile we’ve got our fingers crossed hoping for minimal fire activity in Sonoma County this year, we at Daily Acts also believe in doing our part to minimize the risks of starting and spreading fires.

Sonoma West Publishers Shared .

Case Study: California Permaculture DesignThis permaculture plan is for a property located in North Ridge in the San Fernando Valley, LA.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Leaving for a new lifeIm in my last three weeks at work now before leaving corporate life forever. Even writing that down feels incredibly final after thirty plus years of working!

Stone Croft Skye Shared .

Fire Smart Landscaping Panel with Ann Baker and Damien McAnanyFire Smart Landscaping Panel with Ann Baker and Damien McAnany Daily Acts is teaming up with the Town of Windsor to host a free webinar discussion on fire smart landscaping considerations with special guests Ann Baker: owner of Ann Baker Landscape Design and chair of Petalumas Climate Action Commission; and Damien McAnany: Design Director for...

North Bay Bohemian Shared .

Getting Started with Organic GardeningJoin Solana Center for a 4-week interactive webinar-series to learn the basics of organic gardening in San Diego County - from soil health to seed starting.

San Diego Reader Shared .

A crop of gardeners who give generouslyFollow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond.

Star Tribune Shared .

Inside Gray: Aug. 7A familiar face The sole remaining Pennell clock face is now back in the Pennell Institute building after being taken down and stored during the clock restoration of 1992.

Press Herald Shared .

The First HarvestIt’s the first week of August, the Wheel of Life has turned, and we once again welcome the festival of Lughnasadh - the First Harvest and the official beginning of the harvest season, as a whole.

Gaiaceous Gardens Shared .

Choose to Refuse PlasticIn this short video, I talk about growing what you can, and - when you do head out to the shops - thinking about ways you can choose to refuse plastic.

Our Permaculture Life Shared .

Seattle Hempfest makes way for a green RenaissanceHempfest is an annual event that has taken place in Seattle each August since 1991. Shared .

We Are Not A Festival, a long weekend of luxury campingWe Are Not A Festival​ has added a second weekend of luxury camping, after selling out the first weekend over 6-10th August.

UK Festival Guides Shared .

Amilu FarmhouseCompleted in 2020 in Gassino Torinese, Italy. Images by Beppe Giardino, Alessandro Imoda. The building, located halfway up the hill of Gassino , is the result of a replacement project with expansion for the construction of a...

ArchDaily Shared .

Steps and Principles for Creating an Artificial EcosystemThe permaculture is a tried and tested methodology of sustainable agriculture. Instead of simply explaining what permaculture is and how it successfully converted loads of land into green forests, I would rather like the first principle approach.

MINeD Shared .

Know About Pradeep GoyalCashOverflow educates people about managing their finances smartly so that they could make the right financial decisions in their life.

Deccan Chronicle Shared .

Getting Started With 'No Dig' GardeningA no dig Hugelkultur mound. No dig gardening starts with a single simple idea: we need to protect the soil in our gardens.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Flint Street FarmAmong many of the social, economic, and cultural issues COVID-19 has cast light upon is that of our food supply and distribution networks—and the growing importance of strengthening more local and decentralized food systems.

The Sierra Nevada Ally Shared .

Using permaculture to respond to wicked problemsIt is becoming increasingly clear that many of the problems facing our species are wicked.

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Waste not, compost more with food scrap programCafe trash is being turned into permaculture treasure in a new program making the most of the Sunshine Coast's food waste.

Sunshine Coast Daily Shared .

Setting the table for a safe food boomThe pandemic has compelled many to focus on what goes into their food. Will the organics moment last?

Livemint Shared .

Asking all these questionsPretty end to a great sunset at Toledo Bend, LA So, as I have explained before: I stumbled through my first year.

Toad's Shared .

What's the Agenda?Every act of speech or writing has assumptions behind it. In my wish to develop an environmental philosophical position, it's only fair to declare these assumptions, in this case with a little biography.

Balmusico Shared .

Locals debut exotic plant nurseryGnosis — ancient Greek for knowledge, especially experiential knowledge — is the namesake and dream realized of Dean's and Megan's nursery of exotic succulents and cacti.

Ramona Sentinel Shared .

Permaculture centre grows organic food, designs home gardens and offers lessons in gut health for HongkongersNot long ago, Matthew Teague could be found in the heart of Hong Kong juggling several plates as the general manager of a popular restaurant group in Central.

South China Morning Post Shared .

Planting potatoes  sort of gardeningIt is now the full moon in August, which is my signal from the planet to plant potatoes.

Chronicles Of A Humpy Dweller Shared .

COVID lockdown provides insights on changing attitude, relationship toward environmentDespite the multitude of negative impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the country and Washington state since the lockdown in March, one benefit to come from the lockdown is the impact it has had on the environment and how many are viewing their relationship with nature.

SpokaneFāVS Shared .

Backyard Banter: Gardening good sorts soughtAt NZ Gardener we think such horticultural superheroes deserve to be celebrated. So for more than a decade we have held an annual competition to find Kiwis who are using gardening in some way to benefit others.

Stuff Shared .

400 gardeners receive free seeds courtesy of Kootenay FoodA variety of seeds were delivered, which included carrots, beans, kale and peas.

The Columbia Valley Pioneer Shared .

Are Woody Galls on Citrus Tree Trunks Harmful?Citrus vein enation , also known as woody gall, is a viral disease which affects various lemon and lime trees and citrus rootstocks.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

Stewards of the EarthCulture is taking a lot of the blame for the current environmental crisis, and specifically, the way in which the Abrahamic religions exhort their followers to place themselves at the head of creation is held by some to account for the disasterous way in which humans have slashed and burned their way through so much of beauty and intrinsic value...

Balmusico Shared .

An old image from Bangladesh falsely shared as that of the recent Assam floodsThis image has got nothing to do with the recent Assam floods.

FACTLY Shared .

We Are Like Flowers, You And IFrom ploughed and parched prevails perfection Peppered with petals in every direction Evapped up the water, turned farms into dust Then compressed like the rock from which lavender thrusts.

VESTA HEX Shared .

Eden Power Corp Embraces Fashion Inspired by — and Made of — MushroomsThe brand's latest collection features fungi as a design motif, a raw material and a lookbook backdrop.

Fashionista Shared .

Brae's new day: Big plans for a South Bathurst landmark"We want this to become an all-encompassing venue for entertainment and wellness activities."

Western Advocate Shared .

Aug 4th  Ashtabula Grows! Tomato pruning and garden tour tonight at 6pmSo, your summer garden is growing! Perhaps you have been overtaken by the joy and bounty to harvest, prepare and share?

Ashtabula Local Food Shared .

Inspiring panel of young people Living the Change towards a better tomorrowIt was a night of inspiration from Nelson Tasman Climate Forum members, comitted to helping change the future for a more sustainable, liveable future.

Stuff Shared .

How the coronavirus pandemic helps explain WWOOF's recent successWhen the coronavirus pandemic disrupted their original plans, some students sought out new adventures on organic farms.

Deseret News Shared .

SB Permaculture Network Eco Film Night Series 2040 Film PremiereSanta Barbara Permaculture Network Eco Film Night Series 2040 Film Premiere / Fundraiser for Marine Permaculture It's time for a better future!

Edhat Shared .

No Such Thing as 'Too Many' When It Comes To Garden CropsI cant tell you how many times I have heard gardeners complain that they have too many courgettes to get through.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Permaculture Tips for Controlling Pests in the Veg GardenHe shares five easy methods for natural and organic gardening, whilst also reducing the risk of disease.

Permaculture Magazine Shared .

A Weekend of Bonding and CrittersOkay so it has been a few days since my last post, but I will try to be more regular, if only to keep my memory in check.

Little Appalachia Farms Shared .

Tree planting in the time of a pandemicKeeping the faith in uncertain times, the team at Ark Eden has continued to plant native trees in the Mui Wo hills and build up its permaculture food production system throughout the pandemic.

Around DB Shared .

Book Review  Growing Good Food, A Citizens Guide to Backyard Carbon Farming by Acadia TuckerYou can click the image or link above to view product details or purchase this book from Amazon and support Deep Green Permaculture!

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

Essays in Social Permaculture  using natural successionI recently attended an amazing waananga just outside Whāngarei, at a place called Permadynamics. It was run by Klaus Lotz and his daughter Frida on the subject of syntropic polyculture.

Monkeywrenching Shared .

Growing Year Round  Not Just in SummerMany gardeners begin by sowing seeds in spring and tending crops to harvest towards the end of the main growing season.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

At your local library this monthPORTSMOUTH  As guidelines and opening plans change rapidly, we ask you to be patient with your local librarians, who are committed to serving their communities in the safest way possible. Shared .

Great Escape: how to join the exodus to the countryWant to move out of the city? You need to be prepared for rural life.

The Telegraph Shared .

West Kootenay meat processor pushing for farm slaughter changes to regulations to allow more farm slaughter of animals in the Slocan Valley.Processor would like to see regulations allow more farm slaughter of animals in the Slocan Valley.

Castlegar News Shared .

Hope and Despair on Fukuoka FarmTwo bearded young Frenchmen entered, who had been helping to set up the warehouse. They were carrying a container of orange juice, squeezed from the fruits of Fukuoka-san’s farm.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Case Study: Indianapolis Permaculture DesignThe plan above is for a large domestic garden in Indianapolis. According to permaculture principles, it has been designed with the site and location in mind.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Wildin' at Wilder Hill GardensFour months have passed since my evacuation from Senegal and the end of my Peace Corps service, but it might as well be four years.

Adam Abroad Shared .

Gallery: Living with the coronavirus pandemic in Cayuga CountyGenesee Street is lines with American flags looking west to the flashing light at the intersection of Route 90 in the village of Cayuga.

Auburn Citizen Shared .

Mixed reaction to new federal youth council — what will it accomplish?Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announced the 25 members of its Canadian Agricultural Youth Council recently. Shared .

Where I went wrong and right with my propertyMy pasture Well, first let me say I had a general idea of what I wanted in the beginning.

Toad's Shared .

A New Dark Comedy Delves Into Female EmpowermentStephanie Hsu stars in the new feminist comedy, Asking for It.

Forbes Shared .

The People Rejecting Mainstream LivingHow Wales' nature-led smallholdings came of age during the COVID-19 crisis and point to a new way of living in a planet under threat.

Byline Times Shared .

Increasing Yield in Any GardenIn permaculture gardens, one of our key goals is to obtain a yield. The higher the yield, the more productive, resilient and sustainable our gardens can be.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Day 7  The Start of My New WeekSo yesterday was my day off. Not sure if I will continue to keep it as a full day off on Wednesdays, or if I will move forward with like 2 consecutive half-day offs.

Little Appalachia Farms Shared .

Hands-On Design WorkshopImmerse yourself in the permaculture design process as part of an innovative new housing development.

Eco Thrifty Living Shared .

Trying to be a more sustainable usAfter watching an amazing programme on being more sustainable options that are happening everyday around the world, made me think about my journey to off the grid life.

The Curious Lifestyle Shared .

A NEET's Homestead PlanI just wanted to share some practical and pragmatic thinking I have been doing about how I will be able to live a life completely free from being subjugated by having to work most of my life in indignant conditions to make enough to survive and consoom while the boss who rules over me gets rich off of my exploitation.

NEETpride Shared .

Valley Bounty: An entrepreneurial spirit at Song Sparrow FarmWhen the impact of COVID-19 started to be felt in the U.S. in March, many businesses throughout the Valley had to learn to adapt their business models to survive.

Daily Hampshire Gazette Shared .

Enhance your lawn and table with foodscapingThere are a lot of words to describe different ways of growing edible plants on a family scale - row gardening, food forest, permaculture, raised beds, and so on.

Tallahassee Shared .

Family poisoned after mistaking Hell's bells for spinachFrench authorities have warned people to beware of confusing New Zealand spinach with a deadly flower after a family of four were poisoned by the plant.

Vanguard News Shared .

‘Tenacious' musician creates a garden out of nothing at Ally Pally StationMichael Solomon Williams and the 'Friends of Ally Pally Station' have carved out steps and sown planters on a steep plot behind the platforms during lockdown.

Hampstead Highgate Express Shared .

Family poisoned after mistaking Hell's bells for spinachLucky escape: A family of four had to be treated in intensive care after consuming datura LOIC VENANCE AFP/File.

France 24 Shared .

How to Use Your Fresh Culinary HerbsHow to Use Your Fresh Culinary Herbs.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Family Poisoned After Mistaking Hell's Bells For SpinachFrench authorities have warned people to beware of confusing New Zealand spinach with a deadly flower after a family of four were poisoned by the plant.

Barrons Shared .

Mid-Day Mumbai Guide: Make The Most Of Thursday To SundayIf youre looking for activities to do this weekend heres a line-up that is sure to keep you busy.

Mid-day Shared .

Gardening Calendar  AugustIt’s August, the weather is still cold and windy, but the end of winter is draws near, the days begin to grow noticeably longer and the change of season is not too far away.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

10 things to do on the Coast this weekendFrom live music to sleepy Sunday markets, there's plenty to do on the Sunshine Coast this weekend to entertain the whole family.

Sunshine Coast Daily Shared .

I Attended the Firefly Gathering and Here's What I LearnedThe Firefly Gathering is the country's largest primitive technology festival. In 2019, it was held on a 940-acre farm just outside of Asheville, NC.

Men's Journal Shared .

Organic Farming Brings A Breath of Fresh Air in KashmirOfficial database divulges that Kashmir’s Agriculture Department daily receives 30 calls about organic farming from different parts of the valley.

Kashmir Observer Shared .

Homeschooling BasicsHomeschooling was the default method of education across cultures for most of human history and it was only in the 19th century that formal classroom education started to become more common, so I find it bizarre that many people consider it to be a "nontraditional" way of educating the young.

At Home On Earth Shared .

Is Deep Adaptation good science?'Deep Adaptation is not just a paper, but a living body of research and social enquiry.'

The Ecologist Shared .

Best Nurseries and Plant Shops in BrisbaneTrack down hardy native plants, cacti, succulents, flowers, bonsai, herbs, fruit trees, pots and everything else you need to beautify your home and garden.

Broadsheet Shared .

The beginningSo first let me say, hello and welcome to my adventure in turning my property into a Food forest by using the principles of many things.

Toad's Shared .

South Carolina farmers persevere through the pandemicColumbias Paul Grant has more people to sell to than he did earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Post And Courier Shared .

‘Energised by disruption': 2020 sows a new way forward for foodA hole has opened up in the system that takes pride of place in the Australian identity - our ability to bring produce to market.

The Guardian Shared .

A first look: Silicon Valley landmark designs revealedAfter more than a year of anticipation, the wait is over. The new designs for San Joses landmark icon have been revealed  and now the public gets to weigh in.

San José Spotlight Shared .

A Stroke of LuckMy own This interview was with a person of many surprises; of a bold life filled with many loves.

Stories - Beneath Our Barriers Shared .

July 28th  Ashtabula Grows! The garden meditationToday, listen to what the bees have to say Have you ever been in the middle of gardening, planting, digging or weeding and you stop and notice your thoughts.

Ashtabula Local Food Shared .

Esther's journey from the city suburbs to global eco-villagesEsther Tolburn with her dog Daisy in the garden of her home in the Ravenhill area of Belfast.

Belfast News Letter Shared .

The family who used a working holiday on an Irish organic farm to find a new way of lifeThere was method in what some might view as their madness. Not only were they tasting an alternative lifestyle and accumulating knowledge in how to apply it in their own back yard, they were also sampling life in different parts of the country to help them decide where their new back yard might be.

The Irish Times Shared .

The Irish family whose farming holiday gave them a new way of lifeThere was method in what some might view as their madness. Not only were they tasting an alternative lifestyle and accumulating knowledge in how to apply it in their own back yard, they were also sampling life in different parts of the country to help them decide where their new back yard might be.

The Irish Times Shared .

Youth work support is key to pupil ‘catch up'Their argument is supported by findings from a University College London Institute of Education study that estimates two million pupils in the UK have done little or no schoolwork since March.

CYP Now Shared .

Planet Watch: Regenerative agriculture as one answer to planetary crisisOver the last few decades, modern industrialised agriculture has wrought havoc on natural systems. It has razed forests, decimated biodiversity, and has done immense damage to soils.

Echonetdaily Shared .

Five candidates compete for 4th District congressional seatThe Aug. 4 primary features contested races for the Republican and Libertarian nominations, while only one Democrat is on the ballot.

Columbia Missourian Shared .

In Season: SalalIf you’re on campus, you can find Salal in the planted areas in front of the Global Learning and Arts Building , and along the South side of the Walkway to the Bus Stop. The berries are deep purple/blue when they are ripe, though you’ll see them shift from green to pink and red before becoming ripe!

Integrate It! Shared .

Diverse mentors share diverse lessonsEditors note: The Savanna Institute apprenticeship program was launched in 2019 to provide aspiring agroforestry farmers with on-farm training and online learning. Shared .

An old photo from Bangladesh is falsely shared as the condition in flood-hit BiharWith most parts of Bangladesh being less than 10 metres above the sea level, more than one million people become Environmental refugees every year as their houses and Livestock are washed away by the floodwaters and riverbank erosions.

FACTLY Shared .

Hemp, Inc. Shares Research on the Power of Hemp BatteriesLas Vegas, NV, July 27, 2020 - via NEWMEDIAWIRE - Hemp, Inc. a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with bi-coastal processing centers, including the 85,000 square foot multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility on nine acres in Spring Hope, NC; a 55,000 square foot state of the art local processing center in White City, Ore.; a... Shared .

How to Grow, Prune and Propagate RaspberriesRaspberries belong to the genus Rubus, along with other cane berries such as blackberries, boysenberries, lawtonberries, loganberries, marionberries, silvanberries and tayberries.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

Land Ownership  We Are CustodiansOur time is fleeting. We are just passing through. So how can we leave this world better than we found it?

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

6 Years Hard YakkaWeve reached our 6th anniversary on the land so I had a wander the other morning to capture some of our progress.

Eco Thrifty Living Shared .

How To Treat Leaf Curl On Your Nectarine TreeLeaf curl is that horrifying-looking disease your stone fruit get where the leaves curl up and dye and your yields are drastically impacted.

Good Life Permaculture Shared .

My allotment then and now: 2018 to 2020Nostalgia I look back at November 2018 with huge amounts of nostalgia. I secured my allotment from my first proper-adult-job as a Property Assistant and I pounced on the chance.

Lucy Tree Shared .

Permaculture Design For Rented SpacesEmbrace flexible, small space container gardening to make the most of even rented spaces. Even if you are renting your home, there is still plenty of potential to include permaculture design in your life.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

COVID-19 pandemic has affected food security and sustainabilityThe United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation says that COVID-19 could seriously impact the world's food security as it affects both supply and demand.

Independent Australia Shared .

RISE UP! New workshop to teach art of bread bakingCould your lockdown loaves have used a little more love? Classes coming to Southern Downs.

Warwick Daily News Shared .

Teacher to take on Gympie's Tony Perrett at State electionA third candidate has stepped into the ring ahead of this year's State election.

Gympie Times Shared .

This Ridiculously Effective Hand Cream Works Even After You Wash Your HandsThis coming week, the Cream will be available on the brand's site and, like all the Retrouvé products, it does not skip on ingredients.

NewBeauty Shared .

Meet the corporate professional who found her calling in organic farmingKishore, who holds a Master in Business Administration degree from the Symbiosis Institute of Management in Pune, took to organic farming in Agra in 2016 after holding several senior-level corporate positions in multi-national companies , private equities and venture capitals.

Hindustan Times Shared .

Discovering Yourself Through Farming: Stories From a Nature-Based Farm ApprenticeshipSummer is in full bloom here on the farm with the warm nights, fireflies and the continued explosion of life in the short season of heat, warming our hearts and being grateful for the seasonality of this place.

Twisted Roots Farm Shared .

My Urban Forest at Home Gives Me 17 Kg of Veggies in a DayYou would not believe how barren and dry my garden once was. And now, I don't recall the last time I needed to buy leafy greens from the market," says the urban gardener."

The Better India Shared .

The Philosophy of Masanobu FukuokaThe Philosophy of Masanobu Fukuoka.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Remembering the day that Prince Charles became a Burnley fanPRINCE Charles had a packed itinerary when he came to Burnley in 2010, stopping off at five different locations in the town during a day-long visit.

Lancashire Telegraph Shared .

Former triple j host and musician is pivoting to permaculture in the pandemicWith the coronavirus pandemic putting her and many others in the music industry out of work, a former triple j presenter has used the time to pursue her other passion: organic farming.

ABC News Shared .

Seeking answers to the problem of bovine TBThe seemingly out-of-control problem that is bovine tuberculosis in Pembrokeshire is one that I thought I had the answers to.

Wales Farmer Shared .

What is a Co-operative Paradigm?Community gardens or allotment sites are one example of a co-operative paradigm. Permaculture espouses the idea that a co-operative paradigm provides the best pathway to a stable, sustainable future in which permaculture ethics and principles are maintained.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

How These Australian Women Founded Social Enterprises Dedicated To Giving BackSeed Heritage, claire, recently launched its Seed of an Idea campaign to help women kickstart their own businesses.

Marie Claire Shared .

Home and Garden DigestLIVE OAK Santa Cruz Garden Exchange hosts July event The Santa Cruz Garden Exchange is from 8-9 a.m.

Santa Cruz Sentinel Shared .

Of Viruses and the Limits of Masculine topiasWe have arrived at the limits of masculine, technocratic utopias. Living in the world of progress does not protect us from the problems of the world.

Resilience Shared .

Protein for the Plant-Based PermaculturalistWhile the pâtà most of us have grown up never to taste, that treat for the wealthy, is made from goose or duck liver, in reality pâtà means “paste” and said paste can be composed of a plethora of things.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

How A Healer, An Artist And A Chef Are Fighting For Black Food Sovereignty In South LA"When we take care of each other, when we give half of our very little to other people, it's because we're all connected in this collective struggle."

LAist Shared .

481. Ghost Town*This summer I’ve been taking evening walks through UMass, a sprawling 1450-acre campus that I never explored when I was a graduate student there because I was too busy taking classes and teaching, then racing home to my family.

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Three Simple Soil Tests to Determine What Type of Soil You HaveHealthy plants only grow in healthy soils, and if you know what type of soil you’re working with, you’re better able to improve it to get the best results from your garden.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

Autism and permaculture ethics part 2: People CareThe 3 permaculture ethics The second permaculture ethic is people care. I don't really like the saying Charity begins at home, because of how it's used to claim countries should be spending money on their own people rather than giving it in aid to poorer countries - and very often they're not&.

Autism And Permaculture Shared .

Bolstered by timely South-West monsoon and banking on native grains, how farms across India hope to reap a good harvestBolstered by the timely South-West monsoon and a steady demand for native produce, the farming community is looking forward to the sowing season.

The Hindu Shared .

Wild beavers in ScotlandUp to the end of the year, 87 beavers are known to have been shot under this scheme not including the unknown number killed illegally. Many people believe that the actual figure may be double the official one.

The Ecologist Shared .

Gallery: Living willow art structure being installed at community garden in AuburnThe Auburn Planning Department, in collaboration with the Auburn Permaculture Park and artist Bonnie Gale, designed two living willow structures to be installed at Miles Lepak Permaculture Park.

Auburn Citizen Shared .

Local Focus: Nelson Lebo, the 'house doctor' is going greenerUsing technology to cut carbon emissions and time. Made with funding from NZ On Air.

NZ Herald Shared .

New community garden opens in north OmahaAfter weeks of hard work - this spot will now help put food on people's plates.

WOWT Shared .

July 21st  Ashtabula Grows! OSU extension and SurveyWill you look at the head on that one! What a dynamic week of hot, humid and heavy rains.

Ashtabula Local Food Shared .

The Top 6 Reasons Your Tomato Plant Leaves Are Turning YellowWe get a lot of people asking why the leaves on their tomato plants of all varieties are turning yellow.

Green Matters Shared .

Soil Testing: Why Is It So Vital For The Natural Environment?Home/Soil/Soil Testing: Why Is It So Vital For The Natural Environment?

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Hemp, Inc. Praises USDA's Recent Approval of Hemp Regulatory Plans for Minnesota, Tennessee, and Puerto RicoLas Vegas, NV, Jul 21, 2020 - Las Vegas, NV, July 21, 2020 - via NEWMEDIAWIRE - Hemp, Inc.

MarketWatch Shared .

Why You Should Not Be Too Tidy in Your GardenRose hips are one of the yields you can miss out on if you are too tidy in your garden.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Capturing Carbon with Underwater GardeningResearchers bet on giant seaweed to store carbon in the ocean.

Hakai Magazine Shared .

With hunger swelling, Lebanon turns to community farmingWith Lebanon's food security increasingly in jeopardy, community farming initiatives have proliferated in recent months.

Al Arabiya English Shared .

CMC VP, campus dean Kathy Kiser-Miller retires after 25 years at Steamboat campusSTEAMBOAT SPRINGS — In her 25 years at Colorado Mountain College's Steamboat Springs campus, Kathy Kiser-Miller has been a huge part of keeping the institution moving forward and adapting to an ever-changing world. Shared .

PLAN AHEADThis basic photography workshop with Anagha Mayekar will help you understand picture composition techniques, editing images and lighting.

Pune Mirror Shared .

Flowers from Foss, Wildlife from WestCoAlthough human activity on campus is sparse during the summer and during the COVID-19 pandemic, birds, butterflies, bees, and the occasional groundhog are enjoying the plethora of pollen, nectar, berries, and fruits the campus grounds have to offer.

News @ Wesleyan Shared .

Support local with the Bardolino Homegrown Drive-through MarketThe Bardolino Homegrown Drive-through Market provides the perfect opportunity for people to support locals in selling their home-made produce or products.

Lowvelder Shared .

The community garden aiming to get disadvantaged young people growing, with help from hip hopAIn south London, May Project Gardens looks to diversify environmentalism and access to nature.

The Telegraph Shared .

House Cows, Golden Eggs, and the True Cost of Cheap Supermarket Food a€“ Part 2House Cows, Golden Eggs, and the True Cost of Cheap Supermarket Food – Part 2 - Updated.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Rebuilding Communities Around AgricultureHow We Grow Communities: Rebuilding Ourselves Around Agriculture Directed by Haley Thompson and Tomas Zaccarellow.

The Most Revolutionary Act Shared .

I love Manipur, want to see her grow brighter: Decorated cop Thounaojam BrindaA mother of four kids, the police officer said she wanted to ensure a better future for the children of Manipur stating that their present and future are her biggest priorities and concerns.

The New Indian Express Shared .

July in the Forest GardenSoft fruits are the stars of the show. We have plenty of red currants, blackcurrants, raspberries, as well as the last of the strawberries and gooseberries.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Business-as-usual pornI think we need to talk openly and calmly about the possibility of societal or civilizational collapse arising from humanity's present predicaments.

Countercurrents Shared .

Emergency Survival Prepper Gardening  Part 5, How to Plant SeedlingsSometimes governments do give sound advice to their nations... During World War I and World War II, in a an effort to reduce the public demand on food supplies and leave more food to send to the sold...

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

Forest Garden Plants  Ground Cover Plants for Deep ShadeHome/Plants / Forest Garden Plants - Ground Cover Plants for Deep Shade.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Case Study: Community ResilienceFor todays case study, were returning to the New York permaculture design that we have already explored in previous weeks.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Peony farming keeps growing even as markets changeThe Homer Peony Celebration kicked off last Friday, with tours and peony art throughout the lower peninsula.

Desiree Hagen, Jay Barrett Shared .

Indigenous knowledge is a natural resource for rural farmersPracticing indigenous knowledge in agri 'is proven to be in association with environmental well-being, nature conservation, biodiversity, and healthy lifestyles'

Food For Mzansi Shared .

The government must embrace fungiAgroecological science must be at the centre of the Agriculture Bill.

The Ecologist Shared .

Bernard And Wolff Aim High With Title TrackCollege students, retirees, musicians, a member of Rotary Charities, and the head of a local Montessori school: theyre just a few local community members who have been convening over Zoom for two hours each Monday evening to discuss matters of race and racism.

The Ticker - Traverse City News & Events Shared .

Greening The Wasteland With Eco-TotalitarianismI am currently reading Constant Battles by Steven A LeBlanc and it is incredibly information dense regarding ecology and population.

The Living Consensus Shared .

Earth Activist Training with Starhawk and CharlesIf you’ve always wanted to learn more about permaculture, here’s two ways to do it—I’m teaching a full permaculture design course, together with Charles Williams and other awesome guest teachers.

Reclaiming Shared .

Growing self-sufficiency in UgandaKatie Dancey-Downs visits a permaculture garden with a powerful message.

The Ecologist Shared .

Surely not another Sourdough recipe!With Covid-19 restrictions hitting, the most common request Ive had from people in our local community has been for sourdough starter, along with instructions for baking bread.


Snakes in the GardenCopperheads are known to be aggressive and are really hard to notice in a bed of leaves, but half the bites” or warning shots—result in mild swelling and pain.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

A Permaculture PerspectiveInhabit - A Permaculture Perspective is a documentary about the values of Permaculture and the importance of making positive changes in our world.

Summer 2020: Food For Thought Shared .

European Union revamps Europass to get people workingCovid-19 has disproportionately affected young and seasonal workers. The EU has recently revamped Europass, a tool that can help people in their search for work #Realeconomy.

Euronews Shared .

You've Got to Start Somewhere15th July 2020 ACTION Planted Kale in a plastic pot, Im not sure if it will leach or not.


Cork woman's passion for our planet leads to new refill storeCHRIS DUNNE catches up with the co-owner of EarthWay Refill Shop, a new ‘green' venture in Midleton, County Cork.

Echo Live Shared .

These Houston food gardeners have turned their yards over to cropsHouston gardeners are turning their yards into a mini farms, or yardens. Shared .

Two new community businesses in Wales stress green credentialsWoodsWork wants to crowdfund land for carbon offsetting; and Garrison Farm wants to build an eco-friendly veterans' rehabilitation centre.

Co-operative News Shared .

House Cows, Golden Eggs, and the True Cost of Cheap Supermarket Food a€“ Part 1Home/Animals / House Cows, Golden Eggs, and the True Cost of Cheap Supermarket Food – Part 1 - Updated.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Is Rabbit Manure Good to Use in the Garden?It can be used fresh, has higher nutrient levels than other manures, and does not burn plant roots.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

Listen to The ShowClick a post below to open the blog post and hear the show.

Food Integrity Now Shared .

Farmers should be able to travel around Mitchell shire and adjoining areasVictoria Police advise farmers to take extra paperwork, when moving around.

Stock & Land Shared .

Family memorials business turns to charity for bereavement supportAN established East Yorkshire memorials business has collaborated with a local grief charity to support its clients.

York Press Shared .

July 14th  Ashtabula Grows! Hugelkultur Beds and SurveyScruff Le Puff surveys the gardens and is on guard for rodents and other tasty treats Hello, Friends!

Ashtabula Local Food Shared .

Inner Traditions Adds Sacred Planet ImprintRichard Grossinger, former publisher for North Atlantic Books, will curate the imprint, which will focus on cutting-edge looks at spiritual and esoteric subjects. Shared .

Nature initiative backed by two local farmers honoured in international competitionAn Irish farming initiative, which has two official ambassadors in this region, has been awarded second place in an international competition, the 'Act for Biodiversity Challenge'.

Westmeath Independent Shared .

How to Build a Rain Garden to Capture RunoffHome/Water / Storm Water/How to Build a Rain Garden to Capture Runoff.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

How to Keep Deer Out of Your Garden without a FenceDeer and other animals can destroy gardens, but in this article I share a few strategies to keep wildlife away without resorting to a permanent fence.

Bottom Up Permaculture Shared .

St. Albans lavender farmers defy the doubtersMarie and John Kirven say they were told long ago it was not possible to grow lavender in Maine, which motivated them to grow lavender in Maine.

Kennebec Journal And Morning Sentinel Shared .

The RecorderThe Greenfield Garden Club is holding its Garden Tour Sunday — and my garden is one of the ten that will be showing off all kinds of flowers, shrubbery and trees.

Greenfield Recorder Shared .

WelcomeThis is the first piece we have written, in a journey in which we hope to give children a full say in the future they will grow up in.

Degrowth - School Projects Shared .

Get creative with Romford collective's DIY art guideA Romford arts organisation is encouraging residents to become "artists in residence" by giving out a new handy guide.

Romford Recorder Shared .

Zucchini BreadWhen I said I hoped wed become those people who ask all their neighbors if they want some zucchini?

Finding Our Way Home Shared .

Mostly sunnyThis midwestern gardening expert who discussed mistakes many growers have made during hot weather. To summarize: Dont water during the heat of the day Dont fertilize D...

Deathplow Shared .

Food Forest Floor: Groundcovers ~ Nitrogen Fixers and 'Weeds'The truth is that the lowest tier of plants should be providing shade just inches above the surface.

The Refuge Permaculture Center Shared .

Polyculture Trial  Apple Polyculture vs MonoculturePolyculture Trial - Apple Polyculture vs Monoculture.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Case Study: Large Aquaponics GreenhouseIn the plans shown, you can see that a path leads visitors from a welcome area with information boards, on a pathway between the trees, that leads to a central area with a coconut palm, bananas and bench seating.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Tomato Lower Leaves Yellowing and Dropping with Leaf Loss Moving UpwardsTomatoes grow well during warmer weather, and that is expected since they are subtropical plants native to western South America and Central America.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

A.G. Geiger Presents: Bookseller's Holiday: National Kitten Day, Pina Colada and Mojito Days, and Cheer Up the Lonely Day EditionMaybe the best idea is to offer Ms/Mr. Lonely Hearts the gift of a great book instead.

LA Weekly Shared .

The Glob Glossary: The Essential Language of Boutique Concentrates and 7/10It's almost time to celebrate 7/10, and we've got all the words you're going to need to know if you want to buy the best cannabis concentrates in the world!

LA Weekly Shared .

Permaculture: can it reverse climate chaos?Maddy then explains why permaculture is an effective way of building biodiversity, producing resilient crops and reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere by locking large amounts of carbon into the soil and plants.

Permaculture Magazine Shared .

Aquaponics and Its Role in Sustainable Food ProductionIn an aquaponics system, however, the nutrient rich, excrement laden water is fed into a hydroponic system, where bacteria will break down the waste in the water into nitrates, which can provide nutrition to plants whose roots are given access to the water.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Enrich Garden Soils without Paying for AmendmentsEnrich Garden Soils without Paying for Amendments.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Spiritual garden is producing for people in needThe Findhorn Foundation's Cullerne Gardens are growing vegetables for Moray Food Plus.

Forres Gazette Shared .

Labouring for the green economyCan we find emancipation and construct a sustainable economy through the labour process?

The Ecologist Shared .

Gurugram Residents are Helping Organic Farmers Bring Produce to YouThe Gurgaon Organic Farmers' Market is largely a citizen's initiative, spearheaded by a permaculture designer, and organic food enthusiasts.

The Better India Shared .

Watch The Video For The 1975's 'Yeah I Know' Ft Humanoid Robot ArtistThe 1975 have shared a brand new video for Yeah I Know, featuring Ai-da the humanoid robot artist drawing the conscious mind.

UDiscover Music Shared .

My Kitchen has never been this tidy!I'm getting ready to sell my mudbrick house. Part of that process, as I'm sure you know, is preparing it for advertising photos.

Granny's Wisdom Shared .

Green School BaliFor far too long, our progress as a civilisation has remained unmindful of the world around us.

Indonesia Expat Shared .

Introducing 470Linda Woodrow's novel, 470, is great storytelling in the context of the near-term consequences of climate change driven natural disasters.

Holmgren Permaculture Design Shared .

Envision Festival 2020, Where Eco-Awareness and Spirituality MergeCosta Rica will celebrate this year the tenth edition of "Envision Festival: Music, Sustainability and Arts", this time recognizing achievements in the green and environmental sector.

The Costa Rica News Shared .

Ingmar Bergman evaluates his fellow filmmakersA major part of the discourse of film is what filmmakers have to say about the works of their predecessors and their contemporaries.

Far Out Magazine Shared .

Watch The 1975's new video for 'Don't Worry'The 1975 have released the new video for their single 'Don't Worry' which comes in collaboration with a 3D artist.

Far Out Magazine Shared .

It's The Emperor of Veggie Burgers, BRO!Ohayogozaimasu Permaculture Bros and Brosettes! Self-sufficiency is a major principle and goal of permaculture, and being able to cook for yourself is part of that.

Permaculture Bro Shared .

Volunteers sought for installation of living art pieces at Auburn parkVolunteers are needed to help with the installation of living willow sculptures in Auburn.

Auburn Citizen Shared .

Join The 1975 In Their Animated, Pollution-Free Utopia in Soothing 'Don't Worry' VideoThe 1975 asked 15 artists to create their own visions of songs from the group's Notes on a Conditional Form album.

Billboard Shared .

All About WeedsA classic function of weeds throughout the world is to restore fertility in the landscape, replenishing nitrogen, and this is done largely by the peas and beans families.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

AREV Enters Into Joint Venture on its Sorrento Property with Saskatchewan Based Hemp AgroAREV Enters Into Joint Venture on its Sorrento Property with Saskatchewan Based Hemp Agro.

Stockhouse Shared .

The 1975 Envisions A Green Utopia In 'Don't Worry' VideoThe 1975 released a 3-D animated visual for ‘Don't Worry,' off their acclaimed, new album, ‘Notes On A Conditional Form.'

UDiscover Music Shared .

Elbert County Agricultural Alliance has high hopes for homeThe Elbert County Agricultural Alliance, in collaboration with Elizabeth Parks and Recreation, will hold its third annual Homestead Fair on Oct.

Colorado Community Media Shared .

Swapping grass for low maintenance plants to save moneyCity council is exploring the possibility of removing grass from some areas and replacing it with flora that doesn't require as much maintenance.

Edmonton Shared .

The 1975's "Don't Worry" video is a 3D socially distant puppy love storyI'm not one for the twee TikToks of people in quarantine flirting with each other from across the street while staying far apart in their respective apartments.

The FADER Shared .

"Don't Worry" and watch The 1975's new animated videoThe 1975 has released the video for "Don't Worry," a track off the band's latest album, Notes on a Conditional Form.

MSN Shared .

Felipe Sardi: The Sprudge Twenty InterviewWe interview 2020 Sprudge Twenty inductee Felipé Sardi of La Palma y El Tucan.

Sprudge Shared .

CSA Start UpI passionately believe in the concept of Community Supported Agriculture. I wanted to do it again, but this time, with real, genuine community involvement.

Resilience Shared .

Autism and permaculture ethics part 1: Earth CareWhat connections, if any, are there between autism and the three permaculture ethics of earth care, people care and fair shares?

Autism And Permaculture Shared .

Welcome to the world of SolarpunkBetween March and April, the Israeli government incrementally established isolation guidelines to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading.

Green Prophet Shared .

Everland: Stay, Play, Connect At Colorado's Newest Eco-Retreat and Immersive Art ParkImagine a woodland landscape, hidden in the treasures of the Colorado forest that focuses on ecological initiatives fused within leading-edge art installations, experiential outdoor recreation, music festival vibes, and camping zones.

L4LM Shared .

Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin to be Featured on Lit and Lucid PodcastLAS VEGAS, NV, Jul 07, 2020 - LAS VEGAS, NV, July 07, 2020 - via NEWMEDIAWIRE - Hemp, Inc.

MarketWatch Shared .

Covid-era Southeast Asia is showing an appetite for farm-to-table tourismThe pandemic has awoken a desire for conscientious dining that connects consumers with farmers. How is the region's hospitality industry responding?

Eco-Business Shared .

Sowing seeds for the futureIn under a week, Kiley Clark has raised over $75,000 to put toward starting a Black-owned, regenerative farm.

Sonoma West Publishers Shared .

Ending Mass Unemployment and PovertyThe causa causans Keynes identified in a passage cited in the previous note was investment*.

Pressenza Shared .

Plant DiseasesWhite leaf spot is a fungal disease of cruciferous vegetables caused by the pathogen Mycosphaerella capsellae, which is also known as Pseudocercosporella capsellae.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

A Nectar Factory For Your GardenThe speed at which nectar is replenished in flowers differs from species to species. Borage is a nectar factory - replenishing nectar within a matter of just a few minutes - far more quickly than many other flowers.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

Integrated Pest ManagementIn part 1 of this article, we looked at the history of Integrated Pest Management and the spectrum of IPM techniques.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Heatwave!Above is the new herb bed I constructed one afternoon. It is out front. We store a lot of water for the gardens in case the well pump ever quits.

Northern Reflections Shared .

As a doctor, I know better than most that climate change is a healthcare issueCombatting climate change as a healthcare organisation involves more than simply reducing its carbon footprint, writes David Galler.

The Spinoff Shared .

12 Steps to Create a Backyard PermaculturePermaculture promotes sustainability and self-reliance by creating managed ecosystems-modeled on natural ones-right in our backyards.

Poetic Justice Shared .

Lets get startedSo you want to eat your own vegetables right? here is a great way to get started with little effort.

TheLazyGrower Shared .

Retrofitting Suburbia For a Sustainable FutureBecause one thing to remember about suburbia is that, though it is designed for a very different way of life, it can actually be ideal for a sustainable way of life.

EWSP Consultancy Shared .

New economy or business as usual? Co-ops and sustainability after Covid-19'We have the unique opportunity to clear out what wasn't working for us. It would be a shame to waste that'

Co-operative News Shared .

Urban farmers come home to start Rancho Roots, a market garden and historic orchardTwo Rancho Cordova natives returned home to share their passion for urban farming by starting Rancho Roots, tucked off of Coloma Road, where they planted crops and resumed use of the surviving trees of an historic persimmon orchard.

MSN Shared .

Article: Another Midsummer Night's DreamArticle: Another Midsummer Night's Dream - Imagining a world not run for the convenience of billionaires, where technology is benign and unprecedented calamity has been averted.

OpEdNews Shared .

How to make KombuchaThis is called a SCOBY, which stands for symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. These bacteria and yeast transform the sugary tea solution into a drink with many vitamins, minerals, enzymes and organic acids that are valuable products for the human body.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

WWOOF Is an Educational Adventure That Is Anything but Pre-PackagedThe international WWOOF database of organic farms paves the way for a hands-in-the ground learning opportunity amidst the global pandemic.

Study Breaks Shared .

Practising permaculture with health problemsPermaculture isn't always easy. One of the aims of permaculture design is to build a system which can be self-sustaining and relatively easy and problem-free to use, but generally there's quite a lot of work that needs to be done to get there.

Autism And Permaculture Shared .

Manifold Heights permaculture expert Ben Shaw's garden for saleManifold Heights permaculture expert Ben Shaw is selling his inspirational edible garden on a suburban plot that punches above its weight.

NewsComAu Shared .

The one-square-meter gardenThe quarantine lockdown in the past three months has forced everyone to stay home to stay safe. Shared .

Growing a business in the roots of ArranAdvertorial A new business is taking all the natural ingredients found and grown on Arran and turning them into an island larder - Crofters Larder.

Arran Banner Shared .

Fun ways to stay entertained in Simcoe this summerWe often talk about entertainment as though it's something extra — an unnecessary perk, a treat that's nice to have but isn't really crucial. Shared .

Western Australia: Explore the best of the westWith coronvirus restrictions lifted, hit that trip you've always dreamed about. What's the point in delaying?

The New Daily Shared .

The Biomass Belt RevisitedYou can find the original biomass belt article here. Four years later we have had a chance to see how the polyculture has performed and have learned a thing or two about the way the plants interact with each other, what works and what does not.

The Permaculture Research Institute Shared .

Learning Permaculture by Doing PermacultureRowena Bashforth shares her journey into permaculture whilst travelling the world.

Permaculture Magazine Shared .

Mama GaiaMama Gaia, a.k.a. Sharon Kulz was a founding member of The Resource Wranglers at Hayes Valley Farm, and one of the most prolific carpenters in San Francisco from 2010 through 2013.

Magic At Every Turn… Shared .

Queensland: Beautiful one day, welcoming visitors the nextIf, after enforced COVID isolation, the abundance of holidays seems overwhelming, relax - here's a few essential Queensland experiences for your wish list.

The New Daily Shared .

Lessons to Live By as a GardenerHi again my friends! It has been a little while as we have been busy working on the farm and...


New Northland eco-centre in Kaeo inspires sustainable living post Covid lockdownIt's also about fostering good health, sharing and resilience.

NZ Herald Shared .

An IntroductionI was diagnosed in 2016, aged 45, with Asperger's syndrome but identify as autistic and have spent the last few years researching autism and investigating my own autism and how it has affected my life, relationships and health to get me where I am today.

Autism And Permaculture Shared .

Inside Arts: A tale of two breweries and two artistsThere is no doubt that craft beer and art have depended upon and supported each other from the very start.

Estes Park Trail-Gazette Shared .

Soil Chemistry Fundamentals, Part 2Most plants prefer a neutral soil around pH 6.5 to 7.5, but many will grow favourably in the broader pH range of 5.5 to 8.

Deep Green Permaculture Shared .

New Urban Edible GardenThe site is divided into two zones a flattish one on the front about 14m x 14m shared with the new house and a back garden up a slope behind the house about 14m x 14m.

A Bright Spot Shared .

Why permaculture is so hot right nowPermaculture is suddenly very popular. It's not just a renewed interest among those of us that have always felt aligned to the ethics and principles of permaculture, but a surge among people that have never heard of it before.