Category Archives: permaculture principles

Permaculture goes Mainstream! In today's The Guardian, the delights of the Garden . . .

This is a great piece that appeared in today’s The Guardian, by the editor of Britain’s Permaculture magazine, showing the process and results of 24 years of transforming a wasted, ruined, denuded landscape into a complex and diverse paradise for … Continue reading

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JOIN US! First North American Permaculture Convergence: August 29-31

At the 11th International Permaculture Convergence in Cuba, 2013, a gathering of North Americans proposed putting together the first North American Permaculture Convergence. It’s on. Check it out! And join us. Harmony Park (a 40-acre outdoor events venue with lake) … Continue reading

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Urban Farming Dreams and Realities in Bloomington Indiana

The contrast between the antidiluvian attitudes threaded through both the local newspaper and Indiana University, as illustrated by my post — Competing Values Department: What I discovered on today’s walk with Shadow and the front section of the local newspaper … Continue reading

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YES! Summer Solstice Ceremony in the GANG Garden, 6/21/14, 6:30 AM!

Ommigoddess! We asked for half a dozen intrepid neighbors to actually show up at 6:30 AM on the dot to move into a short meditation for the 6:51 AM Summer Solstice followed by a breakfast potluck — and more than … Continue reading

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The GANG garden on the day before Summer Solstice, 2014

Well, well. It’s the day before Solstice and all through the GANG — We’ve decided to do a Solstice Ceremony tomorrow starting shortly before the moment of Solstice, 6:51 AM EST. Intrepid neighbors will gather at about 6:30 A.M., sit … Continue reading

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A message from your stern, loving Mother

Think about it. Instead of — “going shopping” in your bigger than necessary car that uses gasoline to pay “money” for food-like products that have been sprayed, sanitized, preserved, combined with god knows what (arsenic? yoga mats? mercury?) and packaged, … Continue reading

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Corbett Interview: The Meaning of Money

I haven’t listened to this podcast yet, but I will. This morning I go to the Farmer’s Market to sit at Green Acres Neighborhood Association table at “Blooming Neighborhoods,” our annual gathering of neighborhood associations where we meet and greet, … Continue reading

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From-Above-to-Below Department: Rebecca and Me with “Betsy” — to the dump, to get tanks, to greet turkeys!

Well, well. This morning I spent speculating on the human propensity to expect disaster. Mass PTSD you might call it. And who knows? Maybe it’s true! Maybe Hercolubus, aka Niburu, aka Planet X — is real and on its way. … Continue reading

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Tim DeChristopher: First the anger, then the love. Overcoming generational anger to find the courage for the difficult work ahead

My Idaho activist friend Bill Chisholm has pointed me in the direction of Sarah Gelder’s YES! interview with Tim DeChristopher, which I read earlier, and then got waylaid by something else, or I would have posted it then. So difficult, … Continue reading

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GANG Garden/Urban Farmstead News: Work, Relationships, Timing, Glory

We’re now in the pre-op stage of a planned transformation of this eyesore that’s in front of my house, the stump of a beloved maple tree that I had to cut down maybe six years ago (because these fast-growing trees … Continue reading

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