Category Archives: sustainability

Permaculture Principles

Reworking the Permaculture Principles Permaculture is a design strategy for creating regenerative culture in all ofView full post »

Wood nettles, fox dreams

wood nettles, fox dreams. Slowing down enough to actually see anything is the hard part. Not to mention hear, feel,View full post »

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC Many of you have been curious as to when we would announce the wild plant walk scheduleView full post »

The man who planted trees

It was movie night yesterday, a once a week event at our house since we’re sort of psycho about TV watching.View full post »

Why Permaculture?

Why permaculture? What relevance does it have for our community? How can it benefit us as a whole? What exactly isView full post »

Make pine needle tea

How to make Pine Needle Tea: It’s not often that we recognize the perfection of a moment as it unfolds. Yet, asView full post »

South Carolina Permaculture

This March, with our inspiring colleagues, Nick Tittle and Mari Stuart, Matt and I are changing the landscape of SouthView full post »

I love vermont

I never suspected that Vermont would worm its way into my heart so easily. raspberries fresh produce a tiny handView full post »

Urban Homesteading Classes, Columbia SC

Urban Homesteading Classes, Columbia SC! Thank you to our beloved friend and fellow local permaculturist, Mari StuartView full post »

the deep forgetting

We are living a legacy of forgetting. In choosing to forget, we forfeit our basic human rights. to build our ownView full post »

Free Spirit

Some of us come of age with a sense that we’re maladjusted. We can’t seem to settle into the way things areView full post »

Healing Elderberry Syrup

A tale of elderberry syrup: A wild elderberry (Sambuca canadensis) bush we transplanted years ago to the gateway of ourView full post »

meaning in the mundane

Sitting on the front porch in the waning light, a phrase burbles forth unbidden from my small still voice: The veryView full post »

dumpster diving, the other urban foraging

Dumpster diving came to mind when I read…. a National Geographic a couple years ago (filled to the brim withView full post »

Foraging with the GLEA camp at City Roots

curled dock seeds can be ground into a nutritious flour Has anyone ever been in a grocery store? Yeah… Has anyoneView full post »