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"I'm James Novak and a leader in the Sustainability Community Nationwide. I am dedicated to saving the Planet and the People."
"Curious Seeker, Perpetual learner, interested in starting an eco-village, too! Background in real estate & construction, former president of the Southeast Michi..."
My naem is Kat and I live in Grand Ledge. I have been reasearching the same thing, very exciting, I traveled to Milwaukee this summer to check out a place..."
"The permaculture design of my garden made the squirrels very happy this past year."
"Hello My name is Steve, I and my fiancée Kim are involved with gardening, permaculture and prepping as well. I grew up on a small farm here in battle creek and..."
"I have an interest in natural lifestyles and are interested in meeting others with similar interest. I am a mechanical engineer and would like to use my education..."
"Interested in cooperative living and eating vegetarian, and talking with other like minded people."
"I plan to take Geoff Lawton's online PDC in the spring. Eventually, I hope to produce enough food (meat, milk, cheese, mushrooms, fish, fruits, vegetables,..."
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!
Permaculture Ethics & Design Principles:
-Land & Nature Stewardship
• Bio-intensive Gardening
• Forest Gardening
• Seed Saving
• Organic Agriculture
• Natural Farming
• Keyline Water Harvesting
• Passive Solar Design
• Natural Construction Materials
• Water Harvesting & Waste Reuse
• Earth Sheltered Construction
• Natural Disaster Resistant Construction
• Owner Building
• Pattern Language
-Tools & Technology
• Reuse & Creative Recycling
• Hand Tools
• Bicycles & Electric Bikes
• 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
• Waldorf Education
• 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
• Local & Regional Currencies
• 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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