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Episode 66: Kelly Ware | Permaculture Global | Polson, MT

Episode 66: Kelly Ware | Permaculture Global | Polson, MT

What to take when you start a permaculture farm on a budget.

Kelly and her family are moving to Panama to start a Permaculture retreat and learning center she plans to call the The Eco-Wellness Retreat or maybe The College of Well Being which would translate nicely as El Colegio del Bienestar! 14 more words

Organic Gardening

Another Wonderful Visit

Yesterday Rich, Carol, and I were visited by Bob & Celeste Longacre.  The more people we have visit, it seems the better it gets.  Bob & Celeste got in touch with us by referral from our very trusted friend and chiropractor, … 204 more words

News & Essays

What Does "Organic" Mean?

Everybody hears about “organic gardening”, “organic farming”, “organic food”, organic this, that, and the other.  I think the word “organic” is used in so many different contexts that it is probably taken for granted a lot, but it also sometimes seems a little confusing.   897 more words

News & Essays

Biochar - Ancient Amendment with a Modern Twist


Archeologists have discovered charcoal deposits near ancient human settlements produce highly fertile soil, or “black earth”.  Biochar is charcoal that has been treated with nutrients and inoculated with beneficial organisms.   108 more words

Garden Management

Coming Event in Keene

SCSA has been invited to host a table on biochar at the upcoming “Urban Farming” festival, being held in Keene, NH on Wednesday, July 15.  See the details here:   293 more words

News & Essays

There are those days that you feel like.........

There are those days that you feel like you have accomplished nothing at all, then there are days when you feel like you conquered a great mountain!   362 more words

Peace Corps

End of Spring/Start of Summer Update

The longest day of the year fell on Father’s Day this year.  It also officially marked the transition from spring to summer.  Around here, it seems that the calendar and the weather seldom jive.   754 more words

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