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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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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

World Health Organisation Says Most Common Weedkiller ‘Probably’ Causes Cancer

Originally posted on Planet Permaculture:
In March, 2015, 17 experts from 11 countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC; Lyon, France) to assess the carcinogenicity of…

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Salmonella in Chamomile, Peppermint & Green Teas Survives Brewing

Are you one of those diners who must have a cup of herbal tea following a meal to digest properly? Here’s some potentially life-saving new research about how to store your … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Plant Swap & Sale

The Crown Point Garden Club will hold a plant swap on Sunday, May 17 from 12:00 noon until 1:00 P.M., followed by a plant sale until 3:00 P.M. The plant swap … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

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