Category Archives: Permaculture

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective. This is a great article.  I resonate with many of the notions that Benjamin very eloquently and humbly describes.  Being from the land of ‘Big Internet Money,’ it has been challenging to

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective

The State of American Permaculture: A Millennial’s Perspective. This is a great article.  I resonate with many of the notions that Benjamin very eloquently and humbly describes.  Being from the land of ‘Big Internet Money,’ it has been challenging to

Crater Gardens

Sepp Holzer and Zach Weiss have worked together to create a large ‘Crater Garden,’ at Sage Mountain Center in Whitehall, Montana. They claim to currently have the largest crater garden in North America, at 22,796 square feet. The garden follows

Crater Gardens

Sepp Holzer and Zach Weiss have worked together to create a large ‘Crater Garden,’ at Sage Mountain Center in Whitehall, Montana. They claim to currently have the largest crater garden in North America, at 22,796 square feet. The garden follows

Regenerative Leadership Institute

The Regenerative Leadership Institute Community Foundation offers a free online 72 hour Permaculture Design Training course that you can take at your own pace.  There is unlimited access to videos and lectures ranging from urban applications of permaculture, watersheds, plants,

Regenerative Leadership Institute

The Regenerative Leadership Institute Community Foundation offers a free online 72 hour Permaculture Design Training course that you can take at your own pace.  There is unlimited access to videos and lectures ranging from urban applications of permaculture, watersheds, plants,

Appleseed Permaculture

Appleseed Permaculture: Edible Landscaping and Regenerative Design is a full service permaculture design firm ran by Ethan Roland, as well as a great team of designers, architects and specialists.  They are located in the Hudson River Valley area, near where I

Appleseed Permaculture

Appleseed Permaculture: Edible Landscaping and Regenerative Design is a full service permaculture design firm ran by Ethan Roland, as well as a great team of designers, architects and specialists.  They are located in the Hudson River Valley area, near where I

Distributed Generation

Solar Energy is a form of ‘Distributed Generation.’  Distributed generation refers to the small-scale production of electricity on a local level, rather than large-scale industrial power plants.  This is factor of vital importance because centralized energy production creates situations where

Distributed Generation

Solar Energy is a form of ‘Distributed Generation.’  Distributed generation refers to the small-scale production of electricity on a local level, rather than large-scale industrial power plants.  This is factor of vital importance because centralized energy production creates situations where

Permaculture Patio Design, Santa Cruz, CA

This patio was a great size for a week long project! The design includes:  hugelkultur garden beds, trimming back bushes to allow more sun into the patio, rock blanket for drainage leading to basin planter bed, setting flagstone, setting posts

Permaculture Patio Design, Santa Cruz, CA

This patio was a great size for a week long project! The design includes:  hugelkultur garden beds, trimming back bushes to allow more sun into the patio, rock blanket for drainage leading to basin planter bed, setting flagstone, setting posts

Permaculture Consultation in Santa Cruz, CA

The following are images of a design that I created for a client in Santa Cruz, CA.  The design strives to provide a nice space for gathering with a fire pit, while maximizing space for growing and the integration of

Permaculture Consultation in Santa Cruz, CA

The following are images of a design that I created for a client in Santa Cruz, CA.  The design strives to provide a nice space for gathering with a fire pit, while maximizing space for growing and the integration of