Hey everyone, I wanted to runt his question by our Imzy community first before asking elsewhere. I've taken the (previously linked) online intro to permaculture class from OSU and have been updating my (small, urban) garden design plan with more permacult... Hello everyone! While I still absolutely believe in the principals of Permaculture, I simply don't have the time to maintain this community like I had intended to. It deserves a leader (or leaders) that can tend to it and I hope that a member can step up ... I got linked to this 'Intro to Permaculture' class offered by Oregon State University. The class is online and completely free. It starts this week (it is no too late to sign up, I did today!) and runs for 4 weeks. It says class assignments should take 2-... Such a man was Bill Mollison: backwoodsman, academic, storyteller, lady's man and to many just 'Uncle Bill', but doing all these things par excellence . In consequence he has left a worldwide movement of remarkable resilience. He has left much useful info... In this video, we meet Connie and Craig from Wind Chasers. They're a retired couple who built themselves a 100% off-grid, passive solar earthship using plans they bought from Mike Reynolds (the man featured in the Garbage Warrior documentary - check it ou... Spotted on /buy_ethical! This was a bit funny and most enjoyable. This guy wrote Food Rules, which is a great little book, and it turns out they're a permaculture geek too! Awesome. :)
Perennial wheat is an ecologist's dream. Soon it may be what's for dinner. (x-post /environmentalism)It didn't look like much: Just a little bag of brown grains. I whizzed them in the blender to make flour, then cooked up a batch of pancakes. They looked like pancakes. And tasted like them, too - though did I perhaps detect a hint of malt?