food forests

The Creation Of Fabulous Food Forests

The permaculture term, “food forests”, seems to be gaining notoriety across the world wide web and in local conversations. As one of the key permaculture zones, food forests are simply food gardens in a forest setting. They are built using diverse edible trees and plants that imitate natural forest patterns and ecosystems. There purpose is [...]

The Creation Of Fabulous Food Forests2024-04-07T15:21:42+00:00

Design The Flow Of The Land With Permaculture Zones

When I bought my 4.8 acre property last year, I spent many mornings and evenings walking the land just feeling and observing, which happens to be the first of the permaculture principles. I would have been lost as to where to begin without my new understanding of permaculture zones. I was so grateful to have [...]

Design The Flow Of The Land With Permaculture Zones2024-04-07T15:32:14+00:00

Little By Little Permaculture Progress

Since my tree-trimming birthday in mid-September, work on Sweetgrass Farm has been non-stop. Each day I mentally chant my “little by little” mantra to prevent overwhelm as I watch permaculture progress being made, slowly but surely. I remember the legal pad my Dad kept by the kitchen table in which he made his lists of [...]

Little By Little Permaculture Progress2024-04-07T15:39:24+00:00

Tree Trimming Birthday With A Waterfall Gift

I had only been at the new property for a few weeks when it was time to begin work at Sweetgrass Farm. No rest for the weary after a tedious move under the hot, Florida summer sun. I was excited to leave the story of stuff behind, and begin my intimate connection with my natural [...]

Tree Trimming Birthday With A Waterfall Gift2024-04-07T15:41:13+00:00
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