" Organic gardening is my passion! Permaculture and natural farming are focus points; I have created my own hugelkulture mounds as an experiment and am a long time..."
"When my boyfriend and I buy our own home, we will be using permaculture to grow and raise our own food. We hope to build a natural home someday too."
"I'm a Country girl who cut my teeth on Mother Earth News, My parents were looking at underground homes in the late 70's and I've had the bug ever..."
"I am new to the area, have been very interested in permaculture and transition town movements back in Colorado. Would love to learn more about your project "
"Interested in different methods of building and growing food."
"Hi Steve & Brooke, we met the other week at the Chakra discussion group. I'm interested in attending your next meeting. Thanks, James"
"My name is Michael. I have recently gotten back from volunteering in Bolivia, working with youth, for the last two years. I am looking to build my own earthbag home..."
"I'm James Novak and a leader in the Sustainability Community Nationwide. I am dedicated to saving the Planet and the People."
"I have been involved in the local foods movement for 10 years. I run my (10 year old) hobby farm full time and I am making many changes towards sustainability both..."
"Just moved to Grand Rapids from Los Angeles and very interested in local farming, home gardening and simpler living."
"I am excited to meet everyone!"
"Hi! I'm Tony Kaufman and I live at and help operate Lake Village Homestead Farm in Kalamazoo. Lake Village is an agrarian educational center and an intentional..."
We have a unique opportunity and live in a great time where we can truly make a huge impact on the World around us. Together - anything is possible :)
Permaculture and Natural Building are the way forward in these times!
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-Land & Nature Stewardship
• Bio-intensive Gardening
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• Passive Solar Design
• Natural Construction Materials
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• Earth Sheltered Construction
• Natural Disaster Resistant Construction
• Owner Building
• Pattern Language
-Tools & Technology
• Reuse & Creative Recycling
• Hand Tools
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• Efficient & Low Pollution Wood Stoves
• Fuels from Organic Wastes
• Wood Gasification
• Bio-Char from Forest Wastes
• Micro-hydro & Small-scale Wind Energy
• Grid-tied Renewable Power Generation
• Energy Storage
• Transition Engineering
-Education & Culture
• Home Schooling
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• Participatory Arts & Music
• Social Ecology
• Action Research
• Transition Culture
-Health & Spiritual Well-Being
• Home Birth & Breast Feeding
• Complementary & Wholistic Medicine
• Yoga, Tai Chi, and Other Body/Mind/Spirit Disciplines
• Spirit of Place, Indigenous Culture Revival
-Finances & Economics
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• WWOOFing & similar networks
• Carpooling, Ride sharing, and Car share
• Tradable Energy Quotas
• Ethical Investment & Fair Trade
• Life Cycle Analysis & Emergy
• Farmers Markets & Community
• Supported Agriculture (CSA)
-Land Tenure & Community Governance
• Coopertatives & Body Corporates
• Open Space Technology & Consensus Decision Making
• Cohousing & Ecovillages
• Native Title and Traditional Use Rights
Learn more about Permaculture at: http://permacultureprinciples.com
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