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Free Homeschool Resources

We’ve heard from permies who like the idea of homeschooling, but think it may be too expensive to pay both private tuition and mandatory property taxes for a public school … Continue reading

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Free/Cheap Permie Resources

Are you interested in learning permaculture, but cannot afford $1,200 in tuition and $300 for books and tools? Are you prevented from attending a Permaculture Design Certificate course in a … Continue reading

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Green Jobs July 29, 2014

Communications Specialist, Hamilton: http://www.greenventure.ca/sites/greenventure.ca/files/green_venture_communications_specialist_jd.pdf Community Food Centre Manager, Toronto: http://www.foodwork.ca/job=26810 Cook, Peterborough: http://www.foodwork.ca/job=26793 Driver, Toronto: http://www.foodwork.ca/job=26788 Executive Director of Food Bank, Perth: http://www.foodwork.ca/job=26823 Farm workers, Kitchener-Waterloo: http://www.foodwork.ca/job=26798 Garden Instructor, Toronto: … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

How to Grow Bluebirds

We attempted to attract insect eaters to our yard this spring with a wooden bat box and this bamboo birdhouse from Veseys: Bats have visited from their usual haunts at … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Herb Spiral Keeps Neighbours Sweet

Incorporating permaculture into an urban garden can be difficult when neighbours perceive polyculture as messy and objectionable. Building with construction materials from a Big Box store can be prohibitively expensive … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beavers Landscape for Alberta Family

There’s an easier way to seal a leaking pond than press-ganging beavers from the wild. Line the bottom of the pond with vegetation and allow ducks to do what they … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vancouver’s New Make-It-Yourself Parks

Julien Thomas‘ successful kickstarter campaign is helping him to build a fifth parklet for Vancouver. A parklet is a tiny rest stop that takes up just two parking spaces and … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pigs Pound Poultry

Thanks to John McCuaig for directing us to the following article from the Marion Star, explaining how injured war veteran Darin Welker may be fined $150 and forced to relinquish … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hungry Planet Family Food Portraits by Peter Menzel

Thanks to Alan Bland for directing us to this remarkable set of 36 photographs by Peter Menzel, which documents what families around the world eat and spend for food on … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blackberry, Cinnamon, & Rosemary Prevent Food Poisoning Bacteria in Studies

As a former hospital lab tech, I’d rather see cooks wash their hands and scrub kitchen surfaces, instead of rely on additives to keep food safe for human consumption. However, … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Green Jobs

Associate Brand/Broker Manager, f/t, ONFC, Mississuga Ontario, Ontario Customer Service Staff, Stasis Preserves, Toronto, Ontario Driver / Delivery Person, f/t, Kind Organics, Newmarket, Ontario Executive Director, f/t, National Farmers Union, … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friday Double Feature: Mind of Plants & The Next Economy

Are plants intelligent? ▶ Mind of Plants : Documentary on The Intelligence of Plants – YouTube. Is beauty a necessity for a functional economy? [That could explain Hamilton's collapse.] The … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

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