Do we need livestock for fertility? Some people get the idea from some new Permie and Regenerative Ag sources that livestock magically generate fertility, that fertility is impossible without livestock. So they think “I have to have livestock to do … Continue reading Are livestock Necessary for Regenerative Agriculture?
(Originally published, May 2015, updated January 2021) The French “Jardin de Curé” might just be the original “Permaculture garden” of temperate Europe: diverse, beautiful, abundant, easy, and custom designed for the circumstances at hand. I believe we have a lot to learn from these old, evolved gardening systems of traditional cultures, so our front yard at Lillie House was deeply inspired by this style of garden. Let me take you on a tour of our “Permaculture Jardin de Cure´” while I share some garden pictures from this morning. The “Curate” or “Cure´” was the head parishioner in the French Presbyterian … Continue reading Permaculture Jardin de Curé
I have complex thoughts on why I don’t teach or really promote Elaine Ingham‘s soil food web approach much. I get asked about this a lot. First, a lot of people are passionate about this, so if using a microscope … Continue reading Soil Food Web, What you need to know.
Permaculture goodness directly into your auditory canals! We will be updating with new articles with audio, readings, interviews, and actual podcasts. So if you want to flush your ears out with some Transformative Adventures, make sure to visit and sign … Continue reading NEW! The Transformation Podcast!
For a better future, the greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production. Continue reading The 10 Percent Pledge for a Better Future
We are starting a forum to support direct transformative action! A forum for people who are HARDCORE about simple, practical steps anyone can take! I hope you will check it out and get involved! Continue reading We have a Transformative Adventures forum!
So, what if the market won’t pay what we’re worth? Do we give up on the idea of a regenerative career or right livelihood? My recent post on why it’s okay to make a living inspired some great discusions! Among … Continue reading Regenerative Career When the Market won’t Pay?
(This is a re-formatted edition of one of our first major pieces on life design, regenerative finance and Transformative Adventures, originally published to our old site in 2013, then transferred to blogger in 2015, and now reposted here. I’m thankful … Continue reading Practical Permaculture: Catching and Storing Energy. And Fighting Vampires.
How does a Permaculture Designed homestead compare to a conventional homestead or farm? With our special one-time online Transformative Adventures Permaculture Design Certificate Course coming up, I wanted to create a photo-essay to help people explore the topic. Having been … Continue reading Permaculture vs Homesteading
Today, many of us feel disempowered from creating the kind of lives we want, let alone the kind of world we’d like to see. Well of course! We’re constantly told that it’s only the actions of other people – visionary … Continue reading 1. Start here: Transformative Adventures