Really flat out here at present, just completing book and about to start a
really interesting build at sustainability centre.
The new book is 'Roundwood Timber Framing' and it is a practical manual on
building roundwood timber frames, including new jointing techniques,
suitable timber species, suitable tools, case studies and galleries of
roundwood projects, over 300 photos, line drawings etc
Species selection suitable for USA and Europe, published August 2010
We start off talking about her visit the mighty, the glorious, the amazing Sepp Holzer. She went to a desert in portugal where Sepp did his thing (tamera). Once again he brings lakes to the desert, and shows how to grow all of your favorite garden plants without irrigation in a desert.
We talk about vegetarians keeping pigs. And I tell my story about sepp holzer, pigs, blackberries and a vegetarian.
We then talk about farm income models that Sepp advocates and Sepp's book that has recently been translated to English.
Maddy has a new blog at Mother Earth News.
We talk about the works of Ben Law and Patrick Whitefield.
on a side note, is the term sustainability center, redundant, or an oxymoron? ah nevermind words are useless when you start to analyze them
Woodland Management' and I thoroughly recommend it. It is mainly focused on the the UK in regards to grants, planning law and the organisations/useful numbers etc but theres tons of info on all aspects of sustainable woodland management from planning to planting, felling to processing.
So what would Paul say about Ben Law's work?
Happily living in the valley of the dried frogs with a few tiny ads.
five days of natural building (wofati and cob) and rocket cooktop oct 8-12, 2018https://permies.com/t/92034/permaculture-projects/days-natural-building-wofati-cob