Idris Busari

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Burra - It'd be wrong to lay claim on  Charles's work. I am a fan of his technique.
I shared his work not as my project. Charles is duly credited. Those were his words.

Thanks for voicing your concern.


Ryan Harb shares his experience creating the first Public University Permaculture Garden in the nation and explains how we can use permaculture to empower ourselves and make a difference in our community and the world.

Ryan Harb is a certified permaculture designer, community organizer and was the first person in the nation to receive a Master of Science degree in Green Building. In 2010, Harb created a job for himself as Sustainability Manager for UMass Amherst Dining Services. He then began developing one of the first university permaculture gardens
in the nation that supplies locally grown produce and hands-on sustainability education to the campus and local community. Within 18 months, “The UMass Permaculture Initiative” went viral and was featured in over 100 media publications including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Huffington Post, and on MTV. The project has engaged over 3,500 volunteers and won 8 national awards. In 2012, Harb was invited to the White House to meet and speak alongside President Barack Obama. He was named a “White House Campus Champion of Change”, and UMass Permaculture was voted the top university program in the country that’s changing the world for the better.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
1 month ago

"NO DIG ABUNDANCE, a weedy field becomes garden in 9 months, using mulches only

Turning an uncultivated plot with many perennial weeds, into an abundant garden using the no-dig approach. all within a few months in 2013. I describe the process in detail in "How to Create a New Vegetable Garden", pub. Green Books 2014.
To see how the garden evolved over the next few years. we made another video in July 2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVY4S.... Notice how there is no cardboard or polythene! All perennial weeds have died, including the bindweed.
And this video is Homeacres no dig garden in August 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFT4O....
Regular updates are on my website, with fortnightly advice about sowing, planting, weeding, picking and mulching http://www.charlesdowding.co.uk/categ...
On my website there is a shop for books and courses http://www.charlesdowding.co.uk/shop/" ---Charles Dowding
1 month ago

I'd Love to Build Something Like this In Southern Indiana
1 month ago

A Tiny/Small House Tour - Living Large in a Small Space


Kassun M
Published on Feb 22, 2016
My Tiny/Small house tour. Living large in a small space.

   I purchased 2 lofted barn cabin shells a few years ago. My dad and I finished off the insides of both cabins in a little over a few months time.  

The main cabin is 14' x 40' and a smaller guest cabin is 10' x 16'.  The main cabin sits on a slab and features a large master bedroom, full size bath, cozy kitchen with full sized appliances and a guest loft above the kitchen. There is also a large storage area above the bath and utility room. The cabins were framed with 2 x 4's so we added 2 x 2's on all for the exterior walls and ceiling rafters to fur them out to get R-19 insulation in. The only difference other than size between the 2 cabins is that the small guest cabin does not have running water or a bathroom.

I have been a big follower of the Tiny/Small house movement and enjoyed watching and reading about other person's personal stories. Now it is time to share my story. I can say without a doubt that living small is the way to go. It may not be for everyone, but it's definitely for me.

If you have any questions please put them in the comment section below and I'll be happy to answer them.

Please hit the like button if you'd like to see more videos.

"KCCO"
1 month ago

Visit beyondoffgrid.com for more videos and info. Learn about why you
should build your home or other structures with Timber Framing, Cob,
Earth Bag, Straw Bales, Adobe, or Reclaimed Wood.

Featured experts include Homesteaders Cody Crone and Michael Bunker,
along with permaculture expert Paul Wheaton and natural building
method expert Scott Howard.
1 month ago

Why is cement render harmful to Cob houses?
1 month ago


Father is a hot single dedicated to all the good fathers of the world.
Father was recorded at Mawobe Records' African studio in Meiran,
Lagos Nigeria with support from ResQ Records, Indiana, USA.
Music production for the track was nder the supervision of
Super Producer SG Keys.

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