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Event: GMO FREE PA, March in Philly at the DNC! - See details, below: Subject: March in Philly at the DNC! Reply-To: Melissa M Jul 22, 2016 1:04 PM
Beekeeping 101 Workshop at Greensgrow! - Forwarding an Ed. Opportunity--beekeeping: Begin forwarded message: F Melissa M Jul 22, 2016 1:02 PM
Big AG wants to sell you GMO marijuana - Check out this Podcast: Melissa M Jul 12, 2016 9:36 PM
Fwd: Announcing the 2016 Radical Mycology Convergence! - forwarding an event of interest: Melissa M Jul 12, 2016 2:33 PM
Is CDC working for public health, or Coca-Cola? -­verage-industry-fi Melissa M Jul 12, 2016 11:33 AM
Spent barley & wheat grains available-please see below - Please contact Jeremy directly for further info.: Melissa M Jul 12, 2016 7:48 AM
Fwd: PLEASE CALL YOUR REPS TODAY!! - Melissa Miles, M.S., AOLCP Melissa M Jul 11, 2016 11:36 AM
Fwd: DARK Act update + rule of law vacated across America - FYI...sigh Melissa Miles, M.S., AOLCP Melissa M Jul 7, 2016 6:26 PM
GMO Call to Action this INDEPENDENCE DAY! - Please see the important information below- Have a safe & happy holiday, Melissa M Jul 1, 2016 9:22 PM
Applied Permaculture Workshop @ PhillyEarth 6/25 - 96 Phil F. Jun 21, 2016 9:31 AM
Friday, June 24th: Wild Mushroom Adventure! - WILD MUSHROOM ADVENTURE! Friday, June 24th from 10:00am - 1:00pm at Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area (parking lot #5: 1987 Appleton Road, Elkton, MD 21921) Join Tug DeLuce of the Chester County Mycological Association for fun adventur Delaware P. Jun 18, 2016 8:21 PM
GMO Free PA Call to Action- CONSUMERS NEED TO KNOW! - Forwarding this as I know it's an issue important to many of us: Melissa Miles, Melissa M Jun 14, 2016 7:18 AM
PASA Education Event - Small-Scale Biogas Systems for Farm and Homestead: Hands-On — PASA - Forwarding an event of interest with eppg's biogas Melissa M Jun 9, 2016 9:04 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] PeeCycle? - Fred K. Jun 3, 2016 3:00 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Re: Fwd: Organic Veggie Plants - We are launching a website to help p David W. May 29, 2016 9:14 AM
Re: Fwd: Organic Veggie Plants - Bill R May 29, 2016 6:58 AM
Re: Re: [penn-permaculture] PeeCycle? - Human urine contains about 4 kg of nitrogen/year.  In healthy humans, it is generally sterile.  If you're composting, adding urine provides needed nitrogen to the mix.  I suggest covering added pee with a little chopped leaves or wha Bob H. May 29, 2016 5:54 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] PeeCycle? - Oh great topic! This year we tried a quick mix biofertilizer of eggshells, sugar and urine, diluted and spread around our corn. We'll see how it turns out. On May 28,[masked]:29, "Merritt Hansen" &l Bright S. May 28, 2016 9:21 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] PeeCycle? - You can't just go out and pee on your garden.    There are steps to be taken to make sure the urine is safe, both for humans, and to keep it from burning the plants.   This site gives some great explanations. Heather May 28, 2016 3:22 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] PeeCycle? - Does it work well? No burn? On May 20,[masked]:46 PM, "Fred Kittelmann" < [address removed] > wrote: Merritt H. May 28, 2016 11:23 AM
Fwd: Organic Veggie Plants - Forward- pls see below & contact the sender (Nicholas) directly. Enjoy the holiday! Melissa M May 27, 2016 9:12 PM
Fwd: Organic Farmers Are Not Anti-Science but Genetic Engineers Often Are - I thought this was worth a share: Begin forwarded message: From: Melissa M May 23, 2016 10:18 PM
Meetup details changed: Philadelphia March Against Monsanto, 2016 - location changed to indoors!! - I've updated this Meetup since the location has changed due to the impending rain. For more details, see the full listing:­vents/230528718/ Melissa M May 20, 2016 10:34 AM
Fwd: March Against Monsanto May 21st- Note Philadelphia Location Change! - FYI, due to the weather, the location for event this Sat. Has been changed-please see below: Melissa M May 18, 2016 9:55 PM
Next Wednesday 5/25: Backyard Mushrooms and Edible Ecosystems Workshop at Bartram's - Dear Food Nerds, Friends of Fungi, and Lovers of Earth; Robyn M. May 18, 2016 8:39 PM
State of the World's Plants: report - Preview not available Joy May 18, 2016 10:45 AM
FW: NOFA Summer Conference this August! - Forwarding for those who might be interested... Joy May 18, 2016 10:26 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] PeeCycle? - Fred K. May 17, 2016 10:34 AM
FW: Join us for first Annual PermaJam Music Festival happens June 3rd! - Forwarding... Joy May 17, 2016 9:17 AM
POP Workday at Awbury Food Forest Tomorrow, 5/17, 10am-5pm - Good Morning, Plant Folk! Robyn M. May 16, 2016 11:04 AM
Fwd: School of Living has Land available in Virginia - @font-face{font-family:Calibri;­panose-1:[masked];} Forwarding.. SOL Members, Hello! Please spread the word. Full RFP with photos i Joy May 11, 2016 6:17 PM
Fwd: March Against Monsanto May 21st! - Reminder, March Against Monsanto event in just a few weeks! Please let me know if you are able to volunteer some time at the EPPG table before t Melissa M May 11, 2016 10:26 AM
4 female Pekin Ducks need a home--asap - Melissa M May 10, 2016 2:36 PM
Fwd: Using Agroforestry to Save the Planet - Forwarding an article of interest, please see below: Melissa M May 10, 2016 9:31 AM
Fwd: The Big Bug Hunt 2016 is Launching! - FYI Melissa Miles, M.S., AOLCP Melissa M May 8, 2016 10:46 AM
PeeCycle? - Is anyone pee-cycling? I am thinking about it... http://www.burlingtonfreepress­.com/story/life/green-mountain­/2015/11/21 Sarah G. May 6, 2016 11:20 AM
PUARL Conference 2016 - Call for papers-pattern language conference:­l2016/ Melissa M May 4, 2016 5:01 PM
Fillet Oh Fish documentary - 'Factory Farmed' fish, FYI: Melissa M Apr 30, 2016 7:53 AM
April 30th is Independent Bookstore Day - Find one, here: http://www.indiebookstoreday.c­om/ Melissa M Apr 29, 2016 6:27 PM
Stewards of Penn's Woods | PA Parks & Forests - They are looking for volunteers for this program. See the link below for info.; Melissa M Apr 27, 2016 6:08 PM
EWAO Mushroom Beehives Could Be The Solution To Colony Collapse - Melissa M Apr 23, 2016 6:24 AM
A good Earth Day share: Why Living Around Nature Could Help You Live Longer | Children & Nature Network - Melissa M Apr 22, 2016 8:12 PM
Foraging for spring Edible/Medicinal Plants, May 1 @ 1pm; Riverbend Env. Ed. Center - Hey folks, Melissa M Apr 21, 2016 2:26 PM
Farmer's Almanac mentions permaculture in "moon gardening" article - Preview not available Joy Apr 21, 2016 9:28 AM
Still hoping to find EPPG members to help represent us at the March Against Monsanto (5/21/15, Philly) - Melissa M Apr 20, 2016 7:11 PM
GMO loopholes: New plants like a mushroom altered with CRISPR gene editing are falling outside the purview of regulators. - Preview not available Joy Apr 18, 2016 8:18 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] March Against Monsanto PA – May 21, 2016 | GMO Free PA - That’s the same day as the Rittenhouse Row Spring Festiva Catherine Apr 16, 2016 11:50 AM
4/24: Steps to Identification: Wild Medicinal Spring Plants - Sunday, April 24th 1:00 – 3:15pm Steps to Identification: Wild Medicinal Spring Plants @ New Castle County, DE Location TBA (check back to Join Delaware Permaculture and local herbalist & naturalist Sue Bara as w Delaware P. Apr 16, 2016 9:41 AM
March Against Monsanto PA – May 21, 2016 | GMO Free PA - FYI (please see link below). Also, please let me know if any of you are willing to come help with an EPPG table (between noon & 2 pm, Melissa M Apr 16, 2016 4:30 AM
A world gone mad(der)? CNN says we shouldn't call breastfeeding 'natural' because it might encourage other 'natural' behaviors in moms (what, like childbirth?) - - For details, please see: Melissa M Apr 13, 2016 6:44 PM
The New EWG's 2016 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce ("the dirty dozen" list) - FYI, here’s an updated list for 2016:­ist.php -Melissa Melissa M Apr 13, 2016 11:36 AM
Fwd: PermaBash NYC - @font-face{font-family:Calibri;­panose-1:[masked];} Forwarding from member Monica Ibacache ... Joy Apr 10, 2016 3:33 PM
RE: [penn-permaculture] Re: We need a cob oven built. - jeffrey Apr 9, 2016 11:14 AM
Frost warning Sat. Night (potential for damage to the garden tonight) - Below is a link to a tip sheet on ways to protect garden plants from spring frost. I thought some of you (especially those newer gardeners among th Melissa M Apr 8, 2016 7:41 PM
Re: We need a cob oven built. - Fred K. Apr 6, 2016 12:48 PM
THIS FRIDAY: Post-Climate Collapse Urban Farming Sci-Fi Book Release Show in Fishtown! - Dearest Growers, Foragers, Activists, Readers, and Lovers of Art and Fantasy; Robyn M. Apr 5, 2016 2:32 PM
Waldorf Middle School students beat Hopkins undergrads - As many of you know, Waldorf Ed is near & dear Melissa M Apr 4, 2016 7:35 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Mushrooms in Harleysville PA - Josh, Yo Rich H. Mar 31, 2016 10:42 PM
Permaculture's Dogma Problem or, What's the Deal with Swales, anyway? - Preview not available Joy Mar 31, 2016 10:44 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Mushrooms in Harleysville PA - Sounds good will let you know when we have a date set. Working on a source for logs, will share once I get final word that they can provide Oak.  On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 3:15 PM, D Josh C. Mar 30, 2016 5:31 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Mushrooms in Harleysville PA - If you need labor on a weekend, I would be happy to help in exchange for learning, providing schedules align. I'm over in Hatfield and want to start some mushroom logs as well. On Mar 28,[masked]:38 PM, " Derek Mar 29, 2016 7:07 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Mushrooms in Harleysville PA - fresh oak fresh maple logs john s. Mar 29, 2016 8:36 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Mushrooms in Harleysville PA - Josh: I would be happy to help you out re: log cultivation of shitaki: I have been growing them on logs successfully for about 5 years. The best wood is red oak...shi means oak and taki means mushroom in Japanese so oak-mushroom. I have grown Heidi M. Mar 28, 2016 7:20 PM
Mushrooms in Harleysville PA - Hello. First time posting to this list. I am looking to establish a small mushroom log system within a large retirement community in Harleysville PA. Hoping to find some local resources for the following based on the local climate. Josh C. Mar 28, 2016 6:35 PM
Permaculture Magazine launches North American edition - Hi Permies! Guess what? Permaculture magazine is launching a new edition, with a North American focus! Woo-hoo!­news/%5Bdd%5D%5Bmm%5D%5Byy%5D%­5Bnid%5D/permaculture-magazine­-north-america-launched ~Joy Joy Mar 27, 2016 11:18 AM
HIRING: Farmstand Manager, Clark Park/ West Philly - Lunaria Gardens is hiring a farmstand manager at the Clark Park Farmers Market in West Philadelphia. Application deadline has been extended to this Tuesday, March 29. Details at http://lunariagard Kristen Jas V. Mar 25, 2016 1:55 PM
Friday, April 1st: Gardening with Mushrooms (with William Padilla-Brown of MycoSymbiotics, LLC) - SPACE IS LIMITED! SIGN UP TODAY BY EMAILING [address removed] Friday, April 1, 2016 9:30am – 5:00pm (with 1 hour lunch break) GARDENING WITH MUSHROOMS! Join William Padilla-Brown from MycoSymbiotics, LLC as he returns to our region for Delaware P. Mar 24, 2016 9:06 PM
Styrofoam-eating mealworms might help reduce plastic waste, study finds - Preview not available Joy Mar 24, 2016 11:50 AM
Fw: Call for Plant Donations: Awareness Raising NYC Art Installation Seeks Plant Gifts from Permaculture community. - Preview not available Joy Mar 22, 2016 1:24 PM
Fwd: New EWG Report: Mercury in Seafood - Melissa Miles, M.S., AOLCP Melissa M Mar 22, 2016 12:33 PM
Altered Mosquitoes Quietly Tested in the U.S. - Preview not available Joy Mar 18, 2016 8:24 AM
USA TODAY: Lead taints drinking water in hundreds of schools, day cares across USA - From USA TODAY: Lead taints drinking water in hundreds of schools, day cares across USA More than 350 water systems that failed lead Melissa M Mar 17, 2016 5:51 PM
Fwd: [New post] Two Free Mycology Webinars With Peter McCoy - FYI- Melissa Miles, M.S., AOLCP Melissa M Mar 17, 2016 6:39 AM
RE: [penn-permaculture] organic mushroom soil? - Chara A. Mar 15, 2016 9:10 PM
The Spirit of Inclusion: Regenerating People as well as Landscapes - Permaculture Magazine article - Preview not available Joy Mar 14, 2016 12:24 PM
Morgan Freeman Converted His 124 Acre Ranch Into A Bee Sanctuary To Help Save The Bees - I thought this was encouraging—perhaps, with support like Melissa M Mar 14, 2016 11:00 AM
Cheetos, Canned Foods, Deli Meat: How The U.S. Army Shapes Our Diet : The Salt : NPR - I thought some of you might find this interesting: Melissa M Mar 12, 2016 11:57 PM
How to Start a Community Garden--STARTS MARCH 16 - Sally M. Mar 10, 2016 11:24 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] organic mushroom soil? - As someone who grows mushrooms on sawdust, I wanted to set the record straight on some of the generalized assertions made in the previous post. Our mushroom farm in philly is a small-scale mushroom farm that grows wood-lovin Brian V. Mar 5, 2016 1:01 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] organic mushroom soil? - Hi,   Just a word of the wise. Many organic mushrooms are grown in saw dust and not compost.  If you are looking to use it as a mulch for garden paths or around trees that's great.  Saw dust isn't the best in gar Megan M. Mar 4, 2016 8:05 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Farmers who accept SNAP, educators who serve this population - changes coming - Hey everyone, Tom M. Mar 3, 2016 11:16 PM
Friend Seeking Summer Housing for Kimberton Food Justice Internship - Hey Permies! Robyn M. Mar 3, 2016 7:58 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] organic mushroom soil? - Mother Earth Mushrooms clean out their mushroom houses (organic) Connie E. Mar 3, 2016 7:54 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Nurseries in the area? - Just an update on the Nurseries front. It looks like PA makes all nurseries register, so they put a searchable database around it.  https://www Derek Mar 3, 2016 4:58 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] organic mushroom soil? - I've found several sources for mushroom soil at very reasonable prices, but none that are certified organic. We're going to be going with a few cubic yards of the soil/compost mix from Victory Gardens to fill our new raised beds.  Derek Mar 3, 2016 4:36 PM
organic mushroom soil? - Chara A. Mar 3, 2016 3:40 PM
Farmers who accept SNAP, educators who serve this population - changes coming - Preview not available Joy Mar 3, 2016 2:03 PM
USDA To Give $18 Million To Historically Black Universities - Preview not available Joy Mar 3, 2016 1:35 PM
Fwd: Open Access to the January 2016 Issue of Restoration Ecology - Hi Permies, I Melissa M Mar 2, 2016 10:24 AM
This Is Your Brain on Nature -- National Geographic Magazine - I thought some of you might find this article inter Melissa M Mar 1, 2016 2:29 PM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Garlic Planting - Hi Adam. I know a farmer who may have some. How much were you looking for? On Feb 29,[masked]:32 PM, "Adam" < [address removed] > wrote: Edward Farace I. Feb 29, 2016 6:46 PM
Garlic Planting - Can anyone recommend a good local source for heirloom hardneck garlic bulbs ? I am near Swarthmore, PA. Thanks ! -Adam Adam Feb 29, 2016 6:04 PM
Special offer for EPPG members (& friends) discount of 20% local, pastured meat! Philly CowShare - Eastern PA Permaculture Guild - Melissa M Feb 26, 2016 6:50 PM
How To Get Free Food (And Other P2P Solutions) - FYI--Check out this video on YouTube: Melissa M Feb 26, 2016 7:01 AM
Fwd: Bee Packages and Hands-On Class Registration - FYI- this is the farm where I've gone to get bees when new to beekeeping/sent others for their bees (Jim Bobb is helpful, showing new beekeep Melissa M Feb 25, 2016 7:19 AM
Buycott? There’s an (OCA) App for That. - Melissa M Feb 25, 2016 12:09 AM
Spending Bill Eliminates Rule for Labels Specifying Meat’s Country of Origin - WSJ - FYI- in case you hadn't seen this: Melissa M Feb 22, 2016 7:10 AM
Re: [penn-permaculture] Permaculture Emerges From the Underground - The New York Times - http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.­com/mead-cider-qa Jack has some good practical experience with fermenting, I'd suggest listening to the above podcast. user 6. Feb 20, 2016 8:50 AM
An important issue, please sign this petition - Hello everyone,  I recently completed coursework for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners program here in Philadelphia. If you aren't already aware, it is a really great program that teaches you everything you e Corey Feb 19, 2016 3:29 PM
Survey on Foraging - Patrick H. Feb 19, 2016 1:12 PM

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