This Gallery comes from a castle and village restoration project from a students family in the north of Italy near the Slovenian border. After 30 years of work, half the village has been restored as well as other cultural artifacts. Plus the castle is getting its finishing touches in the next year. The project will be turning more and more into Permaculture and Livia will be creating a traditional skills school to help keep traditions like building with stone or making tapestries alive.
Written by Doug Crouch Trees have so incredibly much inherent value, both intrinsically and materially. Society, in the large part, began to focus solely only them for their material value, especially those in positions of power. However, there is a growing trend of those recognizing both at the same time, that trees have material value and […]
I write not only for my sake, but so you have something to do on the internet but scroll. So this next article in my online book is in the Animal Chapter and it examines meeting their basic needs. Having kept animals on different farms all over the world, its been fun to write in […]
Written by Doug Crouch Another way in which to make America (or the planet in general) great again is to rebuild our water resources. Our society is plagued, literally, through epidemics of poor health. One of the leading causes of that is our poor water quality. While we may have “clean” water to drink in developed […]
People ask what I do as a permaculture designer, I feel this line from my latest article in my online book describes it well. As a consultant/ designer your main task within this assigned role is to read the landscape for the client. That is what they are paying for essentially; your trained eye […]
Ok liberals, Let’s Stop complaining!! Lets instead take Donnies message to heart. Face it, America, also better known in the world as the states, is not great. It’s a war mongering, disease ridden, drug plagued, feudal lordship, colonialist mentality, grossly polluted, shallow society full of hyper consumption. So indeed lets make it great again. In […]