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Permaculture In Universities
By Kat Zimmer

The University of Victoria’s School of Environmental Studies building, with its living green roof, several patio gardens with sumac and maple trees, strawberries, roses, and […]

Podcasts

The Lovely Loquat
Sustainable World Radio

  Have you ever heard of Loquats? In this episode, farmer, educator, and author Ken Love talks about this sweet and prolific fruit tree. Found throughout […]

Editorials

The Evolution of PMNA

As we take time to enjoy the melting snow, the buzzing bees, the sprouting buds, and the harmonic sounds of a rushing stream, we pause […]

Restoring Sustainable Culture

2017 is likely to go down as a year of great change and great loss for many people. Our hearts grieve for the victims of […]

The Problem is the Solution

Happy Fall! Once again we arrive at that beautiful time of year when things start to slow down after a long summer, the bounties of […]

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We Rise
Reviewed by Sierra Robinson

We Rise The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Rodale Books, 2017 240 pages, 6 X 9 inches […]

Permaculture In Universities
By Kat Zimmer

The University of Victoria’s School of Environmental Studies building, with its living green roof, several patio gardens with sumac and maple trees, strawberries, roses, and lawns of native meadow mix.  Grey water is used for watering.   In permaculture, we always look for ways to scale-up our beneficial impact. When it comes to growing the movement, one of the most […]

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RetroSuburbia
Reviewed by Steven Saint Thomas

  RetroSuburbia The Downshifter’s Guide to a Resilient Future David Holmgren Melliodora Publishing, 2018 592 pages $62.98   Buy It Here         Visiting David Holmgren at his 2-1/2 acre homestead in central Victoria changed my life. I caught a vision of what you might call ‘Permie Paradise’ – a family producing most of their own food and […]

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Zone Zero: An Introduction To Cordwood Building
By Rob Roy

Since 1976, my wife Jaki and I have worked with cordwood masonry. In 1980, we began teaching it at Earthwood Building School in northern New York and around the world.  There is a pattern of common questions we have observed over the years that anyone interested in learning more about this creative building technique might find of interest. Here are […]

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We Rise
Reviewed by Sierra Robinson

We Rise The Earth Guardians Guide to Building a Movement That Restores the Planet Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Rodale Books, 2017 240 pages, 6 X 9 inches $23.00   Buy It Here   It is the inspiration, excitement, hope, and urgency that comes through this book that will engage, empower, and inspire a movement of people to step up and stand together […]

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The Sioux Chef
By Hannah Apricot Eckberg

When Sean Sherman prepares a meal, he does more than just combine flavors, he is reconstructing and revitalizing his indigenous heritage, and the implications stretch far beyond the reach of the dining table. The new cookbook, The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, offers more than just delicious recipes – it offers empowering historical, cultural, and environmental lessons that may hold a […]

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The Lovely Loquat
Sustainable World Radio

  Have you ever heard of Loquats? In this episode, farmer, educator, and author Ken Love talks about this sweet and prolific fruit tree. Found throughout the world, Loquats (Eriobotrya japonica) are easy to grow and maintain. Also known as Biwa and Pipa, Loquats have a long and intriguing history and offer the home gardener an abundant source of delicious fruit with […]

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Wild Fermentation
Reviewed by Tricia Edgar

Wild Fermentation The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, 2nd Edition Sandor Ellix Katz Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 320 pages, 7 x 10 inches $29.95   Buy It Here Are your vegetables going wild? Whether you love vegetables or you just want a bit more excitement in your culinary life, Sandor Katz’s Wild Fermentation is a classic to explore, […]

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