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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Mad Cow Disease in Grass

This report from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Prion Research Center at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, will … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ontario Weather Review April 2015

Apothecary Rose © 2014 John McCuaig Environment Canada The month of April saw both normal temperatures and normal precipitation amounts prevailing across the province. Mean temperature were warmer than … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Grow Morel Mushrooms! At HOME!

Learn how to grow morel mushrooms with a blender and some wood mulch, courtesy of The Urban Farming Guys. Morels retail for $337 per pound. Fast forward to 5:10 of … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sunday, 3 May ONLY: Free Movie “Permaculture Soils” by Geoff Lawton

Click the link to view (1 hour 38 minutes): Permaculture Soils – Geoff Lawton.

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Free Download: Food Safety for School + Community Gardens

Teachers, food banks, and community organizers will be interested in a free booklet, called Food Safety for School + Community Gardens, from the University of North Carolina. It explains how … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Living on Solid Ground (Video)

Thinking of moving house? Or is your house moving? USDA soil scientists report that heaving soils account for double the damage of weather-related disasters: “Each year, shrinking or swelling soils … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

INHABIT: A Permaculture Perspective – KICKSTARTER TRAILER

Are humans a keystone species? Is the best business decision necessarily the best ecological decision? Are we ensuring the collapse of our cities by growing mostly annual crops? Is conventional … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Test Mutiny: 155,000 Parents Revolt Against Standardized Exams

Is this the death knell for bricks-and-mortar schools in North America? Democracy Now! reports 80% of parents refused to let their children take standardized tests in New York State, particularly … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ontario Weather Review March 2015

Environment Canada This past month saw a gradual transition into spring, with cold temperatures and dry conditions – except for northwestern Ontario, where normal temperatures and precipitation prevailed. Temperature-wise, … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stoddart’s Rent The Chicken comes to GTA

It seems Toronto may tacitly join Niagara, Brampton, Brantford, Guelph, and Kingston in permitting urban poultry. CBC News reports Toronto is not enforcing its urban chicken by-law because Council deferred … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

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