Monthly Archives: July 2011

How to compost with worms: vermiculture

Composting is great. It’s a fairly simple and easy part of a sustainable lifestyle: It cuts down on your landfill contributions, creates usable nutrients for growing plants, and as I’ve been learning recently, you can do it while you play … Continue reading

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Smart planning

As the summer progresses and my own permaculture ventures fail to pop up overnight, I’m struck by how comforted this actually makes me feel. Planning is such an important aspect of permaculture. It says so right in the introduction of … Continue reading

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A great weekend & a promising future

Last Saturday was a PRI day for me. In the morning I bussed over to the U of M’s Student Organic Farm to attend the Harvesting & Handling Produce practicum of PRI’s urban farming certification program. We got a comprehensive … Continue reading

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