Here is a video of Bonita and Sébastien who practice permaculture in Perth, Ontario.
Today during the hugelkultur workshop, we talked about keyline design and we talked about this excellent introduction to the concepts. I highly recommend this series of videos with Darren Doherty.
From permaculuturenews.org Bone sauce is a product of the destructive distillation of bones — a process which separates the volatile organic components (aka bone sauce, or Dippel’s oil) from the inorganic components (aka bone char — mostly calcium, carbon and phosphorous compounds). Bone sauce has a potent smell, somewhere between wood-creosote and rancid meat. When… Continue reading Bone Sauce: A Tool for Deterring Browsing
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — IT’S spring again. Hip deep in asparagus — and, soon enough, tomatoes and zucchini — farm-to-table advocates finally have something from the farm to put on the table.
On May 3rd 2014 at 10:00 am, Edible Forest Farms will be holding a workshop on how to inoculate shiitake mushroom logs. This workshop is going to be an initiation to mushroom inoculation where participants will get a chance to see the different steps involved and get hands on experience at preparing the log and… Continue reading Shiitake Mushroom Inoculation Workshop
Our next potluck meeting is on March 9th, at 4pm at 99 York St. Justin and Andrea Hilborn of Hilborn Family Farms will be presenting on pastured livestock production, and we’ll also have a little seed exchange before the talk!
The Permaculture Kingston meeting for January will be held on Sunday Jan, 12th at 3pm at 99 York St. The meeting will start with some PK administrative points and we will move into a presentation and discussion about Keyline design. The exact timing of when the presentation starts will be announced soon. At the last… Continue reading January Meeting and Tree Order
When starting a permaculture project one will eventually be faced with the need to propagate plants. If the project is large, this means many plants will have to be grown either from seeds or from cuttings. Often, the practical approach to the problem will be to start the plants in pots. In this article Jye… Continue reading Plant Nursery the Permaculture Way
This month’s meeting will held on Tuesday Dec, 3rd at 99 York St. We will watch Allan Savory’s Ted talk on how to reverse desertification. As always, we will start with a potluck. Bring food if you can, but don’t worry about it if you can’t!
Permaculture Kingston is involved with the skill share event put on by Transition Kingston. A Show of Hands (registration required) Date: Saturday, November 16th Time: 10-4 pm Location: Ongwanada Centre, Portsmouth Ave.