On a Sixth of an Acre: Continued

So we can take this sixth of an acre and expand it into the neighborhood far and wide or take its essential methods and expand them onto a hundred or more acres. There is such a large quantity of food, medicine, and utility here that we are at a point of surfeit....

Integrated Forest Gardening

“This is an intimate insight into the world of plant guilds. The authors have taken the broad land based overview and zoom the reader into the micro detail of these plant polycultures. Details of root structure, seeding patterns, and relationships with the surrounding...

The Real Memorial Day

I remember a time when we uncovered the wrenching reality that corporations were perpetrating a slow and uneven death on all things life, how it hurt so deeply that we would go to sleep at night crying for the earth, and the plants, animals, the people. I remember how...

Annual Duke Farms Permaculture Design Certificate Course

We are moving into the fourth day of our course and the students are in process, beginning work on a design for a Permaculture demonstration site for Duke Farms in New Jersey and the Northeast Organic Farming Association. In the previous two courses students did two...

On One Sixth of an Acre

Just returned home from two weeks on the road teaching. Look what I found on a postage stamp of a property right in my back, front, and side yards. You can scale this up to a hundred acres (add a few animals of your choice) or scale it down to your...