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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Books Pirated

October 25 Update:  Thanks very much to WordPress staff for removing the pirate blog for violating its Terms of Service. Unfortunately, readers who downloaded my books illegally also downloaded a … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gasification: Light a Candle or Curse the Darkness?

Should the City of Hamilton rethink its opposition to the proposed gasification plant in Ward 3, if it could produce free methane to lower our energy bills? We understand that … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Canadian Urban Garden (Geoff Lawton Video)

Our teacher, Geoff Lawton, visits the Avis family at Verge Permaculture in Calgary, Alberta. This is a small urban site in a working class neighbourhood, within reach of many viewers. … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Growing Edible & Medicinal Mushrooms at Home

Tom Nagy is teaching a mushroom workshop at Heart’s Content Organic Farmstead on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. The workshop costs $15 in advance or $20 at the … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Church’s Urban Farm Nixed by NIMBY Neighbours

We will watch the outcome of this American story with great interest, because Battle Creek’s problem mirrors our urban farming problem in Hamilton: Battle Creek, Michigan, is known as “Cereal … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Canada may be heading into a food security crisis

The Toronto Star predicts food security will become a  major issue in the 2015 federal election. Canada already has 4 million malnourished citizens. Permaculture could improve this statistic: Why Canada … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Plants Versus Zoning Zombies

Game Objective: Homeowner uses plants to stop a zombie army from entering the house to eat brains. Hamilton’s City Hall is stacked chock-a-block with urban planners (A.K.A. Zoning Zombies). Despite … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Project Feederwatch

The following is a public service announcement from Bird Studies Canada and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: The 28th season of Project FeederWatch begins on November 8! Please join our … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Free Download: Mushroom Cultivation for Remediation .PDF and Videos

Peter McCoy of Radical Mycology is offering a free zine about mycoremediation for the absolute beginner: “This introductory text guides you through the core skills and concepts needed to begin … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Oasis in the American Desert

When we approached the City of Hamilton and Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board to ask if we could build a food forest for hungry children on public property, one of the … Continue reading

October 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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