Originally, I’d planned just to update the post I wrote on Wednesday when I got the decision of the Longwood, Florida city council about Sean Law’s accrued fines levied over [ … ]
UPDATE: The decision is in from the city… I’ve written a separate post about it. Over the past few years, I’ve come across a number of stories of homeowners running [ … ]
Where do urban homesteaders live? Where are they gathering? Using the Gallup Wellbeing Index as a jumping off point, here are the top five cities for happy homesteading.
Earlier their month authors T. Colin Campbell and Howie Jacobson released their new book Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition. For anyone interested in the science and politics of nutrition, and why there is still so much confusion about the value of a plants focused diet, this is a must read.
Members of the community at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst took a step beyond the normal organic kitchen garden on campus, and created (and filmed) a permaculture garden.
Missed today’s discussion of permaculture at Hangin’ with sustainablog? Then check out the recordings – we’ve got both video and audio.
Got a handle on the concept of permaculture? If you don’t, or even if you think you do, join us to get a clearer sense of this philosophy at our next Hangin’ with sustainablog Hangout on Air.
Gardening’s often a solitary endeavor, but sometimes you want to swap stories and tips with fellow planting enthusiasts. These four meetups around the United States provide opportunities for socializing with other gardeners.
Turn blighted houses into year-round growing spaces? That’s the idea behind the biocellar concept, and the first one of these innovative structures is being planned for Cleveland, Ohio’s Hough neighborhood.
While economic protest drives Occupy Wall Street, it’s not the only thing going on: check out this short film on permaculture design demonstrations and installations in Liberty Square.
Thinking about raising chickens for eggs or meat? A chicken tractor allows you to move the birds’ home around easily, so they’re getting a varied diet, and fertilizing your yard as you’d like.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkzpTP0GDkY[/youtube] Planting Justice is a nonprofit based in Oakland, CA that offers a unique model for urban transformation. It brings together designing and implementing Permaculture projects with door-to-door community organizing [ … ]
Did you know that basil can enhance the flavor and growth of your tomatoes? Or that garlic can repel aphids if you plant them near roses? Companion planting is a centuries-old [ … ]