New TreeYo EDU Article from App Tech Chapter: Transportation/ Animal Power

Society has a problem, moving ourselves and materials, including moving the soil and processing goods, around at a great fossil fuel usage rate. How will we solve such problems? Solutions are there with appropriate technology and pattern application of permaculture design.

New TreeYo EDU article: Fodder Crops for Animals

 Bringing animals into the systems requires a reduction of industrial feed inputs all the while pumping outputs within the system for animals to feed from. A long tradition, a creative complexity, and a boon to the animals. #permaculture #holisticmanagement #regenerativefarming

New TreeYo EDU Article: App Tech Cooking

Billions of people don’t have the luxury of turning a nob to cook and our luxury to do so is quite taxing on the environment. Our daily nourishments and cravings require quite an energy input for cooking. Remember that as you read please! My latest article on TreeYo EDU from the app tech chapter.
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“Turkey” cob oven painting, Treasure Lake, Kentucky, USA, 2012

Diversity: can you embrace it?

Universal law: nature works with diversity to produce functional interconnections to facilitate flows of energy. Shall we not embrace natures teachings to lead us in these times? How can we form guilds in community?


New Class: Paw Paw Paradise Propagation and Advanced Foraging Adventure with Abby and Doug

Myself and Abby Artemisia will be once again forming a dynamic duo for educating our wonderful community of foragers and land regenerators in late August. The class will be back at Treasure Lake where i do so much to bring biodiversity to this huge carbon sink. Come and learn and join this community of learning, good times, and good food!

Details here

TreeYo Permaculture – Creative Human Interaction with Nature

Another dynamic event at Treasure Lake this coming weekend. Its been a great run this year and what a way to nearly end it; get out and the forest and fields and learn!!!! I love to teach and my passion for ecology comes through on these types of events. Will be dropping my permaculture bits as well.

Treeyo Blog Update

What was, isn’t what always remains.  Evolution is a feedback process that allows for expansion and growth.  Roots continue to grow for me here in Northern Kentucky and this blog shares a bit of that and what is coming.  Enjoy!

Treeyo Project Update:  Evolving through Rooting

Planting Abundance: Herbal Walk and Permaculture Planting With Abby and Doug

Doug Crouch teaching at Treasure Lake, KY

Stoked to be back teaching with my partner in crime Abby Artemisia. I really enjoy our dynamic flow of meeting permaculture with the herbalism/ foraging world. Masculine and feminine. Cultivating and foraging, learning and doing this time. She only comes into town every once in awhile, catch her while you can!

Planting Abundance: Herbal Walk and Permaculture Planting With Abby and Doug

New Article Release from TreeYo EDU: Renewable Electric

TreeYo EDU: This article focuses on examining the depth of electricity in our current lives and how to produce it renewably, as well as conversion and storage. Electricity is everywhere in our lives and one of the main design considerations for a regenerative homestead. Create edge in the cultural landscape through breaking up centralized control over this resource.

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Drone image: Lucas Thompson

Insect Decline Blog: A letter back to a Student who asked about this vital topic

I have been penpaling with a past student of mine Carolien from the Netherlands lately. She asked about the insect decline problem and humanities failure to respond. So here is my response cause i thought you might want to read it as well. Philosophical and holistic is the blog.