An Introduction to Permaculture 1

Permaculture affects every part of your life, from how you design your room, to how you design your life. It encompasses how people are able to get along and make living decisions that make sense for the long term. This interview with Stephen Brooks, director of the Punta Mona center for sustainable living and education, offers some background and concise explanation of what permaculture is.

Urban Farm Feeds the Neighborhood 1

Tim Donovan, who calls himself “a farmer and maker,” leads the agriculture team at Project Grow, a program of Port City Development Center, an arts and farming organization that works with adults with disabilities. The project brings together people active in the arts, farming and community organizing and has grown from one small plot of about an eighth of an acre to four plots covering more than an acre and a half.