In Hawaii an Ahupua’a was a division of land often from mountain top to the beach. Within this ahupua’a a regenerative community was formed.
Plantain is edible and medicinal, the young leaves are edible raw in salad or cooked as a pot herb, they are very rich in vitamin
We will be offering free permaculture classes from October until June every Wednesday from 9-12! We invite you to join us in the gardens and
Chanterelles have a meaty texture, with a mildly peppery taste and smell a little of apricots or peaches when freshly gathered. They grow under not
Here is a new video from the Green Education Center team. Learn how to grow organic plants from seed. From sprouting to planting, this video
If you are a gardener or farmer, or have a pond or stream on your property, ducks can be valuable allies in natural pest control.
Green roofs last longer than conventional roofs, reduce energy costs with natural insulation, create peaceful retreats for people and animals, and absorb storm water, potentially
Please enjoy this interview about permaculture, sustainable living, connecting to ourselves, community, nature and the interconnection of all things with my amazing teacher and friend
Rob Greenfield visited our project and released this video to demonstrate the work we are doing. It highlights our work growing food, connection to the
Iboza Riparia Very bushy and dense aromatic shrub up to 3 m in height. It is slightly succulent and has an irregular branch pattern. The
Gotu kola stimulates the central nervous system, aids in the elimination of fluids, shrinks tissues, decreasess fatigue and depression and can also stimulate sexual appetite.
The hibiscus plant, in general, is accredited as a rich source of vitamin C. Hibiscus also contains vitamin B-3 which is also called niacin, and
The carboxylic acid in cilantro binds the heavy metals such as mercury in the blood and carries them out of the body. Their removal reverses
Tulsi is such an amazing friend in the garden. 1. It is used as an antiseptic, antiviral and antibiotic. 2. It is used in cough
Community gardens allow families and individuals, without land of their own, the opportunity to produce food. Oftentimes gardeners take advantage of the experiential knowledge of
Lion's Tail, also know as Motherwort, belongs to the mint family of plants. Wild Dagga is smoked or made into a medicinal tea by the
Terry and Tia Meer are featured in the January 2009 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Entitled "Back to Basics," Tia and Terry discuss "voluntary
Among the many comforts we rely on in our daily life, water is one of the few that we cannot do without. And yet,
Action: Plant more fruit trees Why? Many benefits come with planting trees in general. Trees are an important part of nature, mainly because they provide
This video will demonstrate how to make Seed Balls with Sean Law and how to easily convert your lawn into a food forest. This easy
Why do we use plastic? Plastic is cheap, convenient, and easy to make. It’s in our clothes. Our cars. Our homes. It’s a useful substance.
As an organic gardener, I am always looking for ways to add fertility to my garden. One of the fastest and most effective methods I
This is a must see if your ever in New Mexico. An earthship house is made up of rammed earth and tires. The tires are
What is Permaculture? Definition: A design science that imitates nature to create abundance systems.. Essentially, it’s being conscious of the use of your resources; food,
Olive leaf (Olea europaea) was first used medicinally in Ancient Egypt. It is gaining recognition as a powerful defender against sickness and numerous scientific studies