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Permaculture at the 2014 MREA Energy Fair

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Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s (MREA) annual energy fair in Custer, WI celebrated it’s 25th year of exposing the public to alternative energy technologies. This three day event includes demonstrations, educational workshops, vendors, and copious networking opportunities. Participants were able to browse through numerous displays, as well as enjoy a farmers market and local beer tent.

Getting into Design with Wayne Weiseman: GLPPodcast

Weiseman does Design

Wayne Weiseman of the Permaculture Project LLC is co-founder and lead instructor at Kinstone Academy of Applied Permaculture. A founding board member of Permaculture Institute of North America, he is co-author of Integrated Forest Gardening, available from Chelsea Green later this year. In this episode of GLPPodcast, Wayne talks about design and how permaculture has […]

Plant guilds and site design with Bryce Ruddock GLPPodcast #2

Plant guilds are built around mast species

Bryce Ruddock, co-author of the forthcoming Integrated Forest Gardening: the Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems, due out in August, sat down with Milton Dixon for an extended interview. In this this segment, Bryce talks about different definitions of what a plant guild is, providing examples from his mature 1/6 of an […]

Bryce Ruddock’s Mature Homescale Forest Garden, GLPPodcast

Bryce Ruddock, co-author of the forthcoming Integrated Forest Gardening: the Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems, due out in August, sat down with Milton Dixon. In this first segment, Bryce describes some of the food systems he has established in the past 30 years on his 1/6 of an acre suburban forest […]

Bringing Hazelnut Production to a Farm Near You!

Hazelnut Bush

Casey Dahl is the owner/operator of Feral Farm, a permaculture based agroforestry farm in Southeastern Wisconsin.  Feral Farm grows ecosystems of nuts, fruits, and livestock that mimic the natural plant communities of Wisconsin.This winter Casey got the chance to attend the Upper-Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative’s (UMHDI) annual conference in Gays Mills, Wisconsin.  The two day […]

Kristine Beck of Kinstone: Toward the Future by Connecting with the Past

Kinstone Yurt and Tepee

Out of the morning mist in the driftless region rise a circle of monolithic stones. Who built them? How did they come to be here? Kristine Beck is the founder of Kinstone and directs the operations of Kinstone Academy of Applied Permaculture. Here she shares more about how this project was started and the development […]

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