Tree crops: what to plant and how many. Continue reading Fruit Trees: What to Plant and How Many
I thought I’d share what my idea of a good, happy life is, because I think these are the same things our society needs on the whole. And since and good Permaculture design process or Transformative Adventure begins with a deep look at our goals, this is one of our central question. How will we get where we want to be if we don’t even know where we’re going? Continue reading The Map to a Happy Life
Winter 2022, January 10th – March Monday/Wednesday evenings, 6-9 PM, EST. Want to become a leader in building a more just and sustainable society? Want to make a real career doing it? What we need is a DIY Green New … Continue reading Announcing: The Transformative Adventures Permaculture Design Certificate Course AND Landscape Transformation Program Bootcamp.
Mike’s Honest Super-Controversial TOP TEN RULES for making it Really Work Yes, we all need encouragement, but in my opinion a lot of advice out there might prioritize encouragement over realness. I’ve been observing folks doing this for more than … Continue reading Right Livelihood with Permaculture or Regenerative Enterprise:
The Landscape Transformation program, also sometimes marketed as the Community Supported Permaculture and Forest Gardening CSA Program is “CSA” (Community Supported Agriculture) subscription program that combines “everything you need to start a successful project that will transform your landscape.” It is “the CSA that grows food at your house, while transforming your landscape.” It combines nursery and seed stock, produce tastings and recipes, group consultation and a season long class. Continue reading The Landscape Transformation Program Business Plan.
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
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?
Many of my farmer, activist and artist friends are notorious for self exploitation. So, I want to give you all some ethical basis for why it’s okay to not die of self-imposed poverty in a gutter, and some activist reasons … Continue reading It’s okay to not die broke in a gutter. An ethical basis for making a living
As a teacher, trainer, speaker and author on homesteading, sustainable living, activism, art, and farming there is one key “complaint” I have heard from people literally hundreds of times: They get stuck. They can’t figure out what they want, or … Continue reading How to ACTUALLY Transform our Lives and Achieve our Dreams
For a lot of us homesteaders, permies, eco-minded people, artists, activists and simple-livers, money is part of the problem, “the source of all evil” and even bringing it up makes people suspicious that you might be some sort of counter-revolutionary capitalist stooge. In our crowd, it can be tough to convince people that talking about money just might be as important as eating weeds. Continue reading How to Save and Invest Regeneratively: The FIRE/FREE Path to Financial Freedom