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COPENHILL “stacks functions” to the max!

Rather than pouring creative energy into more and more lethal weaponry, this is what human brilliance can be used for: “hedonistic sustainability,” as the designer of this power plant with ski hill and much much more, calls it. YES! Though … Continue reading

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“Stacking Functions” Department: Rabbits over Worms

I received a phone call yesterday morning from a woman in Panama who wanted to know if I knew of a good permaculture design for rabbits over worms. I was surprised. Did she really think I personally would be able … Continue reading

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“Stacking Functions” Department: An experiment in dryland farming for community gardening on a city easement by a Pentacostal Church!

One of the astonishing perceptual shifts that we undergo as permaculturists is to begin to observe and encourage all sorts of qualities, elements, species, and processes to interact with and support each other — the way nature does it! Case in point: … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village: Weather Wars? See/feel outside NOW!

I have no idea whether or not this current short-lived windy deep freeze is the result of “weather wars.” Here’s one perspective, if so: Polar Vortex 2019: Globalists Use Weather Warfare Against America. Why now? We’re lucky here in Green … Continue reading

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How do we feel and express our full self on a continuous basis without burnout?

And: How do we work “as activists,” trying to “save the world,” without collapsing in exhaustion? Here’s my take on this universal conundrum. As permaculturists, we learn to “stack functions.” This principle applies, not just to garden guilds or design … Continue reading

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Permaculture Solutions: Use Nature as a Barn

This is great. Observe, utilize what’s at hand, and stack functions. I mean duh! Via Keith. Living Barns  

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Focus on Farming: How Can We Break up Big Ag?

Back when I was a kid, in the ’50s, our large squirming family would drive the big station wagon from Twin Falls Idaho “back east” to see our parents’ folks and sibs in Wisconsin and Minnesota. On the way we … Continue reading

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Green Acres Village: We welcome Payton, with Gratitude

Rebecca and I (and soon, others) are thrilled to be working with Payton Frawley, who is beginning to guide us through the long process to create some kind of a (most likely non-profit) legal structure for our Green Acres Village. We … Continue reading

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