Category Archives: Backyard Economics

Permaculture training…and so much more

I just received the link to a document called Permaculture in Action Big Picture Ideas where Zev Friedman and Dylan Ryals-Hamilton articulated not only their teaching goals for this class but also their vision for the greater good they intend from Permaculture in Action 2012.     In case you just heard, Zev and Dylan are […]

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Workshop reveals real forest-related business opportunities in WNC region

Living Systems Design, Warren Wilson College and Matthew Raker of Advantage West have partnered to develop the cutting-edge curriculum for:  The Forest Economy: Growing Bioregional Business Niches: Saturday, February 18, 8:30-5:00 at Warren Wilson College This 1-day class outlines some of the most promising opportunities as identified by regional leaders; it also introduces participants to some […]

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Permaculture in Action tour site: the Milpa!

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Linking Waters Project

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The Chicken Food Web

The Chicken Food Web December 1, 2008 Mutual feeding is the most basic pattern of life.  In this inescapable pattern, all organisms are fed by the products of either the living or the dying processes of other beings, and often by both.  Chickens could be, and have been in the past, one species participating happily […]

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