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Happy 2015! I was just outside with Jesse, on a balmy 24 degree New Years Day. We did our regular morning chores: took the trash out, brought the kitchen scraps to the compost pile, feed watered and let out the chickens, and then went to check on the bioshelter. While there, Jesse and I decided to pick a few of our almost ripe [READ MORE]
With Jonathan Bates of Food Forest Farm & Special Guest Eric Toensmeier
Forget the cold! Come learn with us in the sub-tropics of Western Massachusetts! That’s right we have a piece of Florida in our backyard and we’d love to share it with you.
During the October 2011 snow storm, a tree fell on our greenhouse. Instead of mourning the loss, we realized an opportunity to build a bigger better BIOSHELTER!
Bioshelters are passive solar greenhouses, that produce… (MORE)
For folks in Western Massachusetts who’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to take a permaculture design course, this article is a fantastic introduction to Permaculture FEAST.
The Paradise Lot garden site is an integral outdoor learning lab during the course!
Discounted early bird registration ends August 1st!
Hey you all. Sorry it has been so long since I last posted anything to the blog. It’s been a very busy summer. The days are getting shorter and the plants are going to sleep. The greenhouse still thinks it is summer though! Some of what has been keeping me busy is the amount of interest we have been having with our garden and greenhouse. One visitor recently topped them all…Read more here.
Such a fantastic year for Jonathan and Eric, the Paradise Lot book and the Bioshelter. We seem to be getting a lot of press! I guess we caught the wave at the right time… or did we create the wave Read the Horticulture Magazine article, “Double-Duty Design: Permaculture puts plants to work for the benefit of the whole garden“