UPDATE: The Permaculture Convergence has been cancelled for 2021. Check back next year. It is fall and that means it is time for the Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence, a weekend of classes and socializing with folks from across the Midwest — September 24–26. We’ll be there to facilitate a workshop on thatching and also to attend … More CANCELLED: Join us at the Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence this September — Sign Up Now!
Our friends over at the Madison Area Permaculture Guild are offering a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course, starting in June. If you read our blog and haven’t heard of permaculture, you should definitely have a look at this wide-ranging discipline that integrates agriculture, land management, animal husbandry, and other allied fields with an eye to … More Interested in Landscaping, Food Systems, and Land Management that Mimics Natural Systems? — Sign up for a Permaculture Design Certificate Course from Madison Area Permaculture Guild
It is fall and that means it is time for the Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence, a weekend of classes and socializing with folks from across the Midwest. We’ll be there to teach a class on vermicompost and also to attend as many other courses as possible. Last year we had a great time meeting people and … More Wisconsin Permaculture Convergence this Weekend
Care. Care is intrinsic to the foundational ethics of permaculture. It is the core of permaculture and must be continually kept while practicing it. So, let’s take a look into the ethics. For our discussion purposes, I will keep to the ethics defined by Bill Mollison, the “father of permaculture,” in his book Permaculture: A … More Why Permaculture? — Contribution from Effie Truchon
Why ask why? Well, let us look at the definitions of the adverb “why,” which are “how come,” “for what reason,” “for what purpose,” “what for,” “wherefore,” and “to what end.” We ask why to seek to understand something’s purpose and intent and to discern if it is worthy of allowing into our lives. What … More Why Permaculture? — Contribution from Effie Truchon