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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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Unhooking the Hookworm Video

I’ve just finished a course from the University of Wisconsin-Madison titled Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region. Prof. Steve Ackerman summed up the changes where we live: … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ontario Weather Review February 2015

Geoff Coulson, Environment Canada This past month, the weather gave Ontarians the cold shoulder. Notwithstanding the occasional storm system which brought snowfall or freezing precipitation, or snowsqualls to the … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Forest Farm & Bikeway in Battery Park, New York April 2015

The Battery Conservancy will unveil a 20,000-square foot forest farm in the financial district of New York in early April. Since it is shady, the forest farm will feature foods … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

“The Science of Soil Health” video series

In this very unexpected and hopeful video series, conventional scientists at the USDA investigate permaculture techniques for maintaining healthy soil. Combined with the U.S. government’s free training site, this seems … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Make a Low Cost Micro-pond

— by John McCuaig In response to popular demand, here are the directions for a fun, low-cost homeschool Biology project. The micro-pond attracts pollinators and other beneficial insects. It may … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Review: The Art and Science of Natural Plaster

Readers interested in low-cost, traditional building techniques will be delighted with Chris Magwood’s The Art and Science of Natural Plaster 2 hour and 15 minute DVD. It is $40 well … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chris Hedges On Collapse Of Complex Societies

Originally posted on Sentiments:
Theresa McCuaig: Chris Hedges’ photo by Slowking4 (Own work) [GFDL 1.2 (, via Wikimedia Commons Simon Fraser University President’s Dream Colloquium on the topic of civil disobedience in the context … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

CO2 fertiliser effect stimulates insect attacks on forests

By Tim Radford – Climate News Network FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Study in US forests shows that extra CO2 absorbed as the planet warms will encourage growth of leaves − but … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Railroading the Community Gardens

The Arbutus Corridor Community Gardens have finally been destroyed by CP Rail, as the outcome of a dispute with the City of Vancouver: Railroading the Community Gardens on Vimeo on … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Say It’s Nil, Bill!

Around 3:35 of the following video, Bill Nye the Science Guy states he will revise the chapter on genetically modified foods in his best seller Undeniable, as he has been … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

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