Science VS Permaculture? Organics VS Synthetics? Heirlooms VS Hybrids?
Last week’s “Science Friday” on NPR had a segment on gardening, and it was a good example of why we need Permaculture. It can help show why Permaculture offers us something very different from the approach taught in most Master … Continue reading Science VS Permaculture? Organics VS Synthetics? Heirlooms VS Hybrids?
Understanding the Debate Over “Work.” Can we “Transcend” this argument?
In a way, Permaculture began as a critique of “work,” so debate over the role of work has been a central discussion around the movement ever since. The basic debate is: should we be working harder and celebrating hard work, … Continue reading Understanding the Debate Over “Work.” Can we “Transcend” this argument?
Fruit Trees: What to Plant and How Many
Tree crops: what to plant and how many. Continue reading Fruit Trees: What to Plant and How Many
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.”
Ben Green at the Barracks asked for a response to his critique of Permaculture, and because his critique helps us understand many critiques of Permaculture, I thought I’d take the opportunity for a quick response. Ben’s article does help identify … Continue reading Critiquing Permaculture
Jordan Peterson Vs. Permaculture
And the current political divide in permaculture continues, as Richard Perkin’s shares his appreciation of Jordan Peterson on Instagram. It looks like some folks are using this moment as an opportunity to divide Permaculture along culture war lines. Curtis Stone … Continue reading Jordan Peterson Vs. 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.
“Climate Change” is a huge hoax, and we’re all literally BUYING it.
That’s right, climate change really is a hoax. The idea of “climate change” says there’s this separate problem, that the climate is changing, and we have to do something about that problem. The truth is climate change is not even … Continue reading “Climate Change” is a huge hoax, and we’re all literally BUYING it.
Assembling Your Adventurer’s Wardrobe
A Wardrobe Transforming Adventure for a Better Life and a Better World In putting together our earth warrior’s wardrobe, we can take direct action for a richer, more joyful life, and a better world. If we want to transform the … Continue reading Assembling Your Adventurer’s Wardrobe