I'm in the process of overhauling this site to reflect the fact that I'm shifting the business's focus toward permaculture design. There are a number of reasons why I'm doing this:
[Notes on a speech given October 26, 2014 at the Mother Earth News Fair, Topeka KS.]
Neighbors of Polyface Farm are not supportive, call names when interviewed.
Tension of heresy and orthodoxy is hardly a new thing, just gets applied to different things. Within living memory it was USDA policy to feed dead cows to cows. Orthodoxy today is that GMOs are great and will save the world.
One of the goals of sheet mulching is to smother the existing vegation, but that doesn't always work!
Read the full article at Permaculture News: http://permaculturenews.org/2014/09/30/sheet-mulching-aggressive-perenni...
Peter Bane, editor of Permaculture Activist magazine
workshop at North American Permaculture Convergence, August 31, 2014
[talk by Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski at the North American Permaculture Convergence, August 30, 2014]
Wes Roe, founding chair, Permaculture Credit Union
[notes from a workshop session at the North American Permaculture Convergence, August 30, 2014]
[delivered via video recording to the North American Permaculture Convergence, August 29, 2014]
Keynote address by Toby Hemenway, August 29, 2014 at North American Permaculture Convergence
Urban permaculture: transformations on the edge of chaos (soon to be a book)
[class taught August 26-28, 2014 at Harmony Park, Clark's Grove, MN]
Ragweed pollen affects millions of allergy sufferers, but only when it blooms in late summer. This International Ragweed Day (tomorrow, June 21), learn how to put it to constructive use in your garden!
Read the full article at Permaculture News!