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North American Permaculture Convergence

by: Sara on 09/17/2014

In today's post we join Darrell Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden and the owner/manager of Three Sister's Farm, at the North American Permaculture Covergence that took place over the Labor Day weekend in Harmony Park, MN.

Four hundred people converged on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva near Cottage Grove, Minnesota over the Labor Day …

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Top 10 Reasons to Go for a Walk Today

by: EJ on 09/10/2014

Today's post comes to us from Kevin Klinkenberg, author of Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction.  Seeing as it's just about lunch time here, I think I will take advantage of reason number 1 and walk home for lunch.

While visiting New Orleans, where day time temperatures hovered around 32 degrees Celsius with high humidity, the air …

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Women in a Roofer’s World, Encouraging Female Leadership in Green Roofing

by: Sara on 09/04/2014

Today's post is reprinted with permission from the Living Architecture Magazine (LAM). The magazine is written to appeal to a wide-range of professionals involved in the green roof and wall industry in North America. LAM supports Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ mission to increase awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of …

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Most Common Mistakes Green Homes Make

by: Sara on 08/21/2014

 

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Harvesting and Planting Black Cohosh Seed

by: Sara on 08/14/2014

Today's blog post comes to us from Jeanine Davis, an associate professor and extension specialist with NC State University and the co-author of the just released revised & updated book Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and other Woodland Materials. This comprehensive guide enables small landowners to preserve and enhance their treed space …

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