Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves and manure, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients.
How to build a home-made compost tumbler from a 55 gallon drum and recycled and reused materials.
Brief instructions on how to start mycelium for the mushrooms you want to grow at home inexpensively and easily.
Mycologist Paul Stamets studies the mycelium — and lists 6 ways that this astonishing fungus can help save the world.
This video is Midwest Permaculture’s Intro to Permaculture Internet Webinar, The Case for Permaculture. Originally available free online in eighteen segments, it is now available here as one single video.
Toby Hemenway explains how permaculture can save humanity and the Earth. Hemenway is a frequent teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture and ecological design throughout the U.S. and other countries.
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Imagine that a storm blows across your garden and that now, genetically-manipulated seeds are in your crops. A multi-national corporation pays you a visit, demands that you surrender your crops – and then sues you for $200 000 for the illegal use of patented, GM seeds. In this definitive David and Goliath battle, one farmer stands up against a massive multinational, and their right to claim ownership to a living organism.
Will Allen of Growing Power gives us a short tour of his farm.