check in on past students and projects and being open to the future After finishing the two week PDC at Suryalila Retreat Center in Andalusia spain and then a weeks worth of implementation work, I headed off for a short break to Grenada to… Continue Reading “On the Road: Fair Share Consulting/ Implementation with Past students/ Past Projects”
After 16 years you notice the change. Yes 16 plus years of on and off management of the forest at my families land, better known inside our circle as the lake, and outwardly as Treasure Lake. My family has owned the property since late… Continue Reading “Treasure Lake/ Forest Blog: 16+ years of on and off management”
One of the most striking things I took from Brad Lancaster’s book and workshop, was a quote from Mr. Phiri, the Zimbabwean land regenerator he sites in his intro. My Phiri said, “You got to plant the water before you plants the trees.” This… Continue Reading “Project Update: Suryalila, South Spain, Reforestation Beginnings”
Cover Cropping | A Permaculture Design Course Handbook. To return organic material back to the soil and stimulate the soil food web, a diverse blend of seeds can be sown to cover bare soils thus kickstarting soil repair. With different root depths and qualities,… Continue Reading “Cover Cropping | A Permaculture Design Course Handbook”
Zone 1 Garden Establishment Having had the good fortune of being contracted out to create a Permaculture landscape at Herdade de Lage, a 130 HA (325 acre) ranch in Alentejo near Odmeria, Portugal, a small group of permies banded together to meet the clients… Continue Reading “Zone 1 Garden Establishment- Herdade de Lage, Casteloa, Portugal”
Really pleased with this article, slides and incorporation of design graphics. Love the topic, aquaculture and the plant side of it. Read, comment or share please. http://treeyopermacultureedu.wordpress.com/chapter-13-aquaculture/useful-aquatic-plants/Aquatic Plant Ecology | A Permaculture Design Course Handbook.
Well after another month of working with Urban Greens, I have come to many realizations about the way humans manage land and natural resources in general. Its been an interesting look around as we grow nourishing food and watch in utter astonishment at societies… Continue Reading “The Plots Thicken (Part 1)- Urban Greens Collaboration in Bond Hill, Permablitz host site”
A trip to the Peninsula of the North coast of the Dominican Republic: Las Galeras. On the weekend of Jan 19th, 2013, I left the farm early one morning for Samana via a direct gua-gua. It left in rising sun at 7 am from… Continue Reading “Travel Blog: Dominican Republic Agro-tourism with a side of beach”
For all the spontaneous people out there: The year 2013 will start with two amazing Natural Building Courses in Nicaragua! I -Eva Wimmer of TreeYo Permaculture- am very happy to join Liz Johndrow of Earthen Endeavors and the Asociación de Mujeres Constructoras de Condega… Continue Reading “January – February 2013: Natural Building Courses in Nicaragua with Liz Johndrow of Earthen Endeavors”
Our latest course announcement back at Terra Alta, our longest running host site and such a great place to host people for this journey. via August 5 – 18: 2-Week PDC at Terra Alta, Almocageme, Portugal.