Permaculture

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Permaculture

An approach to designing human settlements, in particular, the development of perennial agricultural systems that mimic the structure and interrelationship found in natural ecologies.
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One of us took the role of participant observer at times during the study, particularly during the field trips, as this person is an experienced science teacher and practising permaculturist, features which were clearly declared to the teacher and students at the outset.
A number of Lebanese permaculturists have studied the movement abroad, says Baghdadi, but its local specificity means that the techniques involved vary based on climate and terrain.
For instance, a permaculturist would not despair at the sight of snails and slugs but instead recruit the services of a mollusk-eating goose or duck.
If you'd like to explore the subject in more depth, join me and fellow permaculturist Kevin Ward at the upcoming Organic Grower's School in Asheville, NC as we look at more useful plants from a permaculture design perspective.
On his one acre of property he leads a permaculturist lifestyle.
Presenter Jeff Johnston is a gardener and permaculturist with experience growing in a variety of Canadian microclimates.
Yurashunas, a certified permaculturist who moved last year with his family from California to establish a 20-acre farm property west of Eugene, decided a few months ago that he wanted to draw on his expertise as an Eagle Scout to help young boys learn to build fires and complete other tasks.
As a permaculturist, I believe deeply in the principle of reducing off-farm inputs and making the farm, or garden, as self-sufficient as possible.
Springfield permaculturist Nick Routledge, founder of Seed Ambassadors, and Ravi Logan, Dharmalaya's program director, also will talk.
For the past seven years, I've researched the pawpaw tree and its fruit--from Native American wildcrafting to frontier foodways--and chronicled its revival among wild-fruit enthusiasts, permaculturists, amateur plant breeders, and professional scientists.
The book is for beginning and more advanced mycologists and anyone interested in growing mushrooms, including mycology activists, artists, teachers, permaculturists, homesteaders, grassroots bioremediators, herbalists, natural medicine practitioners, and those interested in fermenting and natural food or growing psychoactive fungi.
The permaculturists of the island, she says, will definitely be organising a lot more workshops and courses to popularise the issue.