Permaculture In Action at: Hazelcombe Farm

About the “Permaculture In Action” series As I travel often and practice nomadic permaculture, I started a series of periodic blog posts describing the practical permaculture work I do in various places that I visit. I called this series “Permaculture In Action at: [people]’s”. In case you missed it, feel free to check the first Read more…

Permaculture In Action at: Anthony & Brittany’s

About the “Permaculture In Action” series As I travel often and practice nomadic permaculture, I figured I would start a series of periodic blog posts describing the practical permaculture work I do in various places that I visit. I would call this series “Permaculture In Action at: [people]’s”. Intro: Anthony & Brittany’s The first article Read more…

Why not try Veganuary this January

Why not try Veganuary this January? Veganuary is a charity inspiring people to try veganism for January and throughout the rest of the year. It has become exponentially popular very quickly. There were 3,300 participants at launch year in 2014; and 2018 was a record-breaking year with 168,500 participants !https://veganuary.com/blog/a-record-breaking-veganuary-2018/ Here are a few stats Read more…

Permaculture Design Report Case

This week’s blog post presents a permaculture design report. It is a real case example of a design I have created for a friend. But first, let’s start with the basics so you know what to expect in the report. Permaculture Design Process Permaculture is a design science rooted in the observation of natural ecosystems Read more…

Easy home-made bread and milk

Part 1 – Bread Bread and milk have been considered essential staples of the everyday life for centuries.With a French background and a German boyfriend, I certainly can’t deny that bread is a basis of both our culinary cultures. And we like to eat lots of it. However, we’re often frustrated that the bread we Read more…

Reed Beds as Greywater Treatment

Reeds in natural ecosystems Have you ever wandered along a lake, pond or river and noticed how reeds love having their feet in the water? These tall, grass-like plants of wetlands not only provide habitat for small mammals, dragonflies and birds, they also prevent erosion of the beds and banks of water bodies where they Read more…

“The Problem is the Solution”

“The problem is the solution” is the second design principle in Bill Mollison’s well-known “Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual”. The book was first published in 1988 and is still the title of reference in the permaculture world, a bible of some sort.“The problem is the solution” basically means that every element we perceive as negative can be Read more…