New TreeYo EDU Article: Water Heating: Appropriate Technology Chapter

New TreeYo EDU Article: Beyond food supply, one of the ways in which humans have increased their life expectancy, in my opinion, is to have hot water on demand.  We all consume it, but have we ever thought just how much energy this consumes and how that energy is produced?  At nearly 20% of household consumption on average in the USA, well thats a lot and there are alternatives for sure! This article details appropriate technology features for just that.

Water Heating

New TreeYo EDU Article: Timber and Forestry

Timber and Forestry: Its actually the reason I got into Permaculture, not agriculture.  So this article is a special one for me full of different viewpoints, designs, and videos.  Check it out as this is a vital topic in how ecosystems are managed worldwide.

2020 Permaculture Design Courses: First Quarter

2020 will be a dynamic and busy year ahead, one I am very much looking forward to with lots of teaching at various places and site development at Treasure Lake. Heres my first quarter schedule of events and classes.  And heres our mission. To teach environmental literacy so positive climate change action along with community building is strengthened into a full force wave of transition.

2019 tree planting recap blog

2019 has been a dynamic year for me fully back to Treasure Lake and really starting to make bigger moves there and in the area. My blog details this, entitled tree planting recap 2019. Check it out! lots of video, text, and designs to help explain. and yes 2020 there will be more climate positive action!

New Online Course: The Paw Paw Master Class

After nearly 20 years of growing paw paws and months of production, we bring you the paw paw masterclass online. Very thorough, sale now, USA customer get some free seeds as well! Give the gift of education this holiday season!!!

Join the PawPaw Master Class

Join the PawPaw Master Class

Fall Fecundity: TreeYo Project Update

Here is my seasonal blog, detailing the last three months and what is to come.  From harvests to murmuration to our current tree planting mission, be sure to check out this one out please.

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.

cob oven
“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?