What does a redefined culture look like, one with an ethical approach to development and economy, one rich with food and arts, remembering to celebrate and share our surplus? A world, where water harvesting features are seamlessly integrated, where trees of fruits surround us, and where people love nature as the fear has subsided? Through a gaining of environmental literacy and practical skills at courses, the toolkit for the reformation of culture is formulated.
2018 Upcoming Courses:
Regenerative Earthworks Weekend Course: June 22nd-24th, 2018: Treasure Lake, Petersburg, Kentucky. A examination into the sculpting of the earth for water infiltration. A diverse approach to the palette of earthworks available for this critical point of regeneration.
On a sustainable forestry tour at Treasure Fest, 2017, Treasure Lake
Treasure Lake Drone shot, one of our hosts
Doug sussing out the festie group, photo by Fergus Padel
amman and gracja tree planting, photo by Leigh Vukov
hot compost piles after some days, photo credit fergus padel
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 […]