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.
This new TreeYo EDU article tackles the beginnings of Design Process. I call it Broad Site Design in the PDC, and here we examine the visioning and assessment process. Each designer will come up with their own tools to aid in this but here are is a look into some of the tools I use […]
New TreeYo EDU article release: Drylands Tree Crop Selection. This is one of the sections I cover in the PDC and having worked many years in the Mediterranean and other drylands/ brittle regions it was a fun article to recall all I have learned over the years. Being back in the humid temperate part of […]
Well for market gardeners, its the time to rest, winter (at least physically). For me, being a manager of a 40 acre (16 Ha) native food forest and steward of the total 60 acres (24 HA), its the time to work here at Treasure Lake in Petersburg, Kentucky, USA. I think back to my forest […]
The more we know about climate the better off we will be towards implementing the ethical basis of permaculture in our projects. Thats how i finish this latest TreeYo EDU article back in Chapter 5, Climate. Savory’s Brittleness scale is a great context builder for your sites and is an important design assessment tool. Is […]
Our economy is riddled with flaws. In this new article of mine, I present the basis of the argument against it, an ethical approach to economy. Its part of my chapter 14 solutions from my online book, which indeed embodies the article itself, Fair Share Economics. Do you still share like your parents taught you […]