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My Backyard Farming group

My Backyard Farming group | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it

For permaculturists, organic gardeners, garden gfarmers, homesteaders and allotmenteers  https://www.facebook.com/groups/Backyardfarming/

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permaculture | Addictomatic

permaculture | Addictomatic | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it

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Permaculture Explained « rain rain go away

Permaculture Explained « rain rain go away | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
“The overall aim of permaculture design is to produce an efficient low-maintenance productive integration of plants, animals, structures & man; with the ultimate result of on-site stability & food self-sufficiency in the smallest ...
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How Plans for Building a Small Chicken Coop Can Help Live Off ...

With all the talk these days of approaching financial smashup and an attainable sadness folks need to turn into even more self-sufficient in the vent the worst case situation comes to pass. Studying just [...] Off-grid living ...
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What is permaculture?

What is permaculture? | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Permaculture is a forward-thinking design system based on principles found in nature. Its purpose is to create living environments that are harmonious, sustainable and productive; while greatly red...
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Incredible Edible: Todmorden's local food revolution

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Incredible edible – growing local food and giving it out for free ...

Incredible edible has just been listed as on of Britain's top 50 new radicals by The Observer newspaper. Businesswoman and former council leader Pam Warhurst, of Todmorden, Yorkshire, had the idea for Incredible Edible in ...
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The revolution will be composted: moss and potholes - The Guardian (blog)

The revolution will be composted: moss and potholes - The Guardian (blog) | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)The revolution will be composted: moss and potholesThe Guardian (blog)Radical gardens, community gardens, edible gardens and permaculture gardens are no different.
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Permaculture pioneers: Masanobu Fukuoka | Permanent Culture Now

Permaculture pioneers: Masanobu Fukuoka | Permanent Culture Now | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
this piece about the work of Masanobu Fukuoka and it relevance in the development of a permanent culture.
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Replanting hedgerows using permaculture design | Permaculture Magazine

Replanting hedgerows using permaculture design | Permaculture Magazine | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
When your hedges are leaking sheep, something needs to be done. Hedgelaying is an ancient and time-honoured skill, but what if hedgerow plants could be selected by applying permaculture thinking and techniques?
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GMO Labeling Campaign Passes a New Milestone | Organic Connections

GMO Labeling Campaign Passes a New Milestone | Organic Connections | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
What most Americans still do not know is that over 80% of crops like corn and soy are genetically engineered. We eat these common foods day in and day out without realizing what we’re putting into our bodies.
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FREE FOOD AND MONEY- Total Self Sufficiency

Everything you need is within one mile of where you live. Garro Tibbo is living proof.
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Create An Organic Permaculture Garden In 6 Steps

Create An Organic Permaculture Garden In 6 Steps | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Organic gardening avoids the use of chemicals to make plants grow or protect them from insects, relying instead on natural gardening principles used for thousan (Create An Organic Permaculture Garden In 6 Steps
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How to repair the world (Narrated by Stephen Fry)

Join us on Facebook www.facebook.com/weforest Are you worried about climate change? What if we could actually do something really effective right now to halt... (-One acre of a permaculture-designed food forest can sustainably support 10 people....

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Campfire cooking 1, survival, preparedness, peak oil, homesteading ...

Campfire cooking 1, survival, preparedness, peak oil, homesteading ... | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
A new series showing some campfire cooking techniques. Part 1 goes over basic fire setup and equipment and shows some 'alternate' cooking methods for fish also...
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The Three Golden Rules of Making Good Compost | Self-Sufficiency ...

The Three Golden Rules of Making Good Compost | Self-Sufficiency ... | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Making compost is not too difficult, but it is also easy to get wrong if you don't follow a few simple rules. My more complete guide to making compost ...
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Replanting hedgerows using permaculture design ...

(Permaculture UK Reports) Over the last couple of years we have started the long process of regenerating our farm's hedgerows. A combination of semi-neglect and overuse of the flail trimmer have left many of them ...
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Mary's Story – Incredible Edible Todmorden | projectaspect

Mary's Story – Incredible Edible Todmorden | projectaspect | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
In summer last year we embarked on the long train journey from Falmouth to Todmorden… three trains and nine hours later, we arrive. We were there to visit Incredible Edible and listen to their story of community growing.
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A year when progress will start to be more visible - Todmorden Today

A year when progress will start to be more visible - Todmorden Today | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Todmorden TodayA year when progress will start to be more visibleTodmorden TodayRemoval of hoardings and temprary landscaping of Bramsche Square is also immininent, Incredible Edible Todmorden assisting in the first phase, opening up the town...
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Update on Incredible, Edible Todmorden |

Update on Incredible, Edible Todmorden | | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Back in 2009 we told you about the incredible, edible town of Todmorden. It sits on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border, and three years ago decided to set itself the goal of becoming self-sufficient in food by 2018.
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Permaculture 101

Permaculture expert Penny Livingston-Stark shows how natural systems can teach us better design practices.
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English Drought In February - Does Permaculture Offer Any Solutions? - Permaculture Magazine

English Drought In February - Does Permaculture Offer Any Solutions? - Permaculture Magazine | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Permaculture MagazineEnglish Drought In February - Does Permaculture Offer Any Solutions?
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Chill food without electricity with the flowerpot fridge | Permaculture Magazine

Chill food without electricity with the flowerpot fridge | Permaculture Magazine | Simple, sustainable living. | Scoop.it
Here is a video version of how to make the world's cheapest and easiest refrigerator from two terracotta pots. It uses minimal resources and runs completely without electricity. It's called a zeer p...
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Backyard farmers by necessity: self-sufficient & debt-free

When Myrna and Earl Fincher married 53 years ago they started farming their yard "out of necessity".
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Crochet a Useful Dishcloth | SELF RELIANCE WORKS

Here's another super easy, useful and very practical thing you can crochet…a dishcloth. You know you need them to wash those dishes and making your own just gives you something fun to do while chilling.
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