The Map to a Happy Life

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

Why I can’t say “indigenous people invented permaculture.”

Who invented “permaculture?” The conventional answer is probably the most accurate and helpful one. Bill Mollison and David Holmgren “invented” or better yet “created” permaculture, coined the word, and then evolved it into a complete design system with an ever-growing community of teachers and practitioners. Continue reading Why I can’t say “indigenous people invented permaculture.”

Announcing: The Transformative Adventures Permaculture Design Certificate Course AND Landscape Transformation Program Bootcamp.

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.

Endorse the Transformative Landscape Criteria

The Transformative Landscape Initiative seeks to help people create truly regenerative and societally impactful landscapes through a number of support tools, including information, sample letters, promotional materials, yard signs, AND recognition from an organization including thousands of members. If you … Continue reading Endorse the Transformative Landscape Criteria

The secret reason for weeds

The #1 Most Shocking Reason for Weeds in Native Gardens:

  (These are the shocking “pest” that cause problems, especially weeds in native gardens. Recognize them?)   Last Spring, I went out to visit a large local “native prairie” garden around town and found landscapers there getting ready to till … Continue reading The #1 Most Shocking Reason for Weeds in Native Gardens: