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Permaculture Essentials for the Pacific NW, 36-Hour Class (October, 2014, Oregon, USA)

Permaculture Essentials for the Pacific NW, 36-hour class, only $5 per hour — schedules vary by location. Photos © Kerry McQuaid Permaculture is “Earth Care, People Care, and Return of Surplus,” combining traditional and innovative methods that are sustainable and energy saving, enriching to the soil and all life. Design a system to feed your family, or complete additional short classes to earn your certificate and work as a consultant. […]

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“Gardens and Micro Farms are Cost Inefficient and Fail to Feed Society”

Photo © Craig Mackintosh People keep telling me that gardens and micro farms are cost inefficient and fail to feed society. Sometimes this information is delivered loudly and firmly with great emphasis on profit, and great personal attachment to the idea of its being true. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about how modern chemical agriculture feeds the world. This is to be expected because so few people […]

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