Right Livelihood with Permaculture or Regenerative Enterprise:
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:
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
Transcending Climate Doom
In the Buddhist scriptures, there’s a passage where a student approaches the Buddha and accuses him of never talking about the “unknowable questions,” questions about the future, of heaven, hell, and what happens after we die, and so on. To … Continue reading Transcending Climate Doom
Thank You Midwest Permaculture Concergence (Slideshow!)
Order Now Thanks again to everyone who came to my TED talk, 🤣. Here is the slideshow from the presentation. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Ki3-aboxWSbRR2xPA2-tpW5SPmLwegLmb-KasO2qa2Y/edit Right now, pre-orders are available for the EBOOK, and print options are coming this week. Continue reading Thank You Midwest Permaculture Concergence (Slideshow!)
What is Permaculture? Why is it confusing? Why does it matter?
It matters that we call Permaculture design. This piece by Toby Hemenway, author of Gaia’s Garden, is still the best update on the Topic since Mollison and Holmgren coined the word. Acording to Hemenway, it is confusing because we find … Continue reading What is Permaculture? Why is it confusing? Why does it matter?
The Landscape Transformation Program Business Plan.
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.
On Guild Matrixes and Allstar Plants.
Guild matrixes and Allstar plants is becoming the most important concept in my gardening. Here’s why. Continue reading On Guild Matrixes and Allstar Plants.
Announcing: The Transformative Landscapes Recognition Program COMPETITION.
Are you transforming your landscape to be productive and ecologically sound? Do you write, paint, take photographs, or express yourself in other ways? We would like to learn about your adventure, potentially publish your story, and perhaps reward you with … Continue reading Announcing: The Transformative Landscapes Recognition Program COMPETITION.
Deer-Proof (Critter-Proof) Permaculture (With Plant Lists!)
While our garden supplies a variety of 300 species of fruit, nuts and vegetables, many of which are choice delicacies rarely found even in expensive health-food stores, the greatest yield we obtain from our Permaculture garden is our interaction … Continue reading Deer-Proof (Critter-Proof) Permaculture (With Plant Lists!)
Prolific Plants for a Rapidly Expanding Garden
(A beautiful new forest garden we’re helping with, in the very beginings of establishment!) (Original, August 2016, Updated Feb 2021.) “Establishing a Garden is Expensive!” I recenty spoke to a gardener who said they thought they had spent … Continue reading Prolific Plants for a Rapidly Expanding Garden