With our recent growth, new programs and a reduced ability to provide accountability through Facebook, I (Mike Hoag) thought it would be a good idea to provide this refresher and overview here to provide for public oversight and community accountability. … Continue reading Transformative Adventures Organizational Vision (About)
We now have community member profiles, where you can post information about yourself and your projects. Check out the start of our profiles, here. And click here to register. Continue reading Register for our online Community for Transformative Action!
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.