Backyard Chicken Coops Notes

November 2016’s meeting about Backyard Chicken Coops was a big hit. We started by watching a video from Justin Rhodes on different coop designs and then looked at Nick’s coop. Many people requested we post links to resources that were mentioned, so here they are! Kingston Backyard Hens Regulations The Small-Scale Poultry Flock

Urban Permaculture Design Case Study

This month’s meeting will be an urban permaculture design case study. We will look at a small plot and go through the steps of coming up with a design.       When: Thursday, June 30th Where: Kingston Integrated Healthcare Clinic, 541 Palace Rd. Kingston Time: 6:30 pm Cost: Free

Tour of Miku Valley Farm

This month’s gathering will be held at Miku Valley Farm. We will look at the different permaculture projects they have going on. You can find out more about the farm at     When: Monday, May 30th Where: 130 Quabbin Hill Road Time: 6:30 pm Cost: Free

Iowa’s Climate-Change Wisdom

Here is an interesting article that talks about how agroforestry could help decrease the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. According to France’s estimates, a “.4 percent annual growth rate of the soil carbon stock would make it possible to stop the present increase in atmospheric CO2.”

The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic Screening this Wednesday!

We’re happy to be able to invite you to a limited seating screening of The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic on Wednesday, August 20th, at 7 pm on Russell St. This film documents an orchard in Quebec, and is sure to be inspiring! Unfortunately, there are only 15 spots available, so please RSVP as soon as… Continue reading The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic Screening this Wednesday!