Permaculture is Best when it is Creative Commons

A friend of mine got a DCMA takedown notice on his website. This is my respose: …If you need pictures in the future use the search tools in google image search. We could talk about the licensing or you could read up on creative commons if you need to. For optimum permaculture I’m recommending that …

Permaculture Design as Meditation

There are many different takes on what real “permaculture design” is. Maps and surveys, hours spent fussing over the contours and placement. Charettes, meetings, and design methods with silly acronyms like O’BREDIMET give us a form and a process to follow. What actually happens through that process? What do the circumstances tell us is most …

The Self (Zone 00)

As I’ve been slowly working out a morning routine I think it’s worth sharing what I am currently doing. After working on 5bx (5 basic exercises) for a while, I’ve upgraded to some yoga stretching. It’s greatly superior to the 5bx but the 5bx had a very comfortable intensity curve (perhaps too comfortable as I …

Conversations with Jesse and Milton – City Permaculture – Energy

Jesse Tack and I have been sitting down and filming ourselves in conversation. Our first session was wide ranging on the theme of social permaculture. This, our second, was much more focused as we talked about ways that we could address the design deficiencies of our current living situation. Strategies that we can easily implement …

Conversations with Jesse & Milton – Food

Jesse Tack and I have been sitting down and filming ourselves in conversation. Our first session was wide ranging on the theme of social permaculture. This, our second, was much more focused as we talked about ways that we could address the design deficiencies of our current living situation. Strategies that we can easily implement …

Conversations with Jesse & Milton – Water

Jesse Tack and I have been sitting down and filming ourselves in conversation. Our first session was wide ranging on the theme of social permaculture. This, our second, was much more focused as we talked about ways that we could address the design deficiencies of our current living situation. Here we discuss some of the …

Conversations with Jesse & Milton – City Permaculture

Jesse Tack and I have been sitting down and filming ourselves in conversation. Our first session was wide ranging on the theme of social permaculture. This, our second, was much more focused as we talked about ways that we could address the design deficiencies of our current living situation. Permaculture is an operating system for …

Jesse & Milton Talk Community Design – A Conversation On Social Permaculture – (Part 1)

Here’s the first part of a conversation that Jesse Tack and I had early in January at the Ugly Mug Coffee Shop in Ypsilanti, MI. Jerusalem Artichoke Pickle Makes one Gallon  5 lbs. – Jerusalem Artichokes 3 tbs. – Sea Salt  1/8 c. – Cumin Seeds Clean and shred (or cut into 1/2 inch cubes) …