Permaculture Hamilton

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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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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 · Leave a 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? â–¶ 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

Event Calendar

Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M. Blooms for Africa: The Stephen Lewis Foundation presents Blooms in the Night. Stroll through 19 gardens in … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

$100 Million Gasification Plant in Ward 3 Harbour?

American company Port Fuels and Materials Services, Inc. is seeking to build a $100 million gasification plant on Pier 15 (Sherman Avenue) at Ward 3′s waterfront. It would turn recyclables … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Growing Trend in Food Forests

Teacher Dustin G. Bajer photographed the Jasper Place High School food forest in Edmonton, Alberta, featured above. It has been operational since 2010. Containing more than 70 perennial herbs and … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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Theresa McCuaig

Permaculture Design & Education
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