Eric Toensmeier, on the second day of the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit in Homestead, Florida, demonstrated how permaculture can foster community driven economic development and environmental justice. In his presentation, Permaculture: Toolbox for Economic Development, Eric and Diego Angarita shared learnings and insights from their experiences working with Nuestras Raíces in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Blog Author, Jono Neiger is principal at Regenerative Design Group, faculty at the Conway School of Landscape Design, board president of the Permaculture Institute of the Northeast (PINE), and stewards his homestead, Hickory Garden, as well as Brook’s Bend Farm in Massachusetts. He is also one of the Permaculture Design Experts for the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local [...]
Blog Author: Rafter Ferguson is an agroecologist and doctoral student, living in Urbana Illinois. He will be one of the featured business content providers at the upcoming 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit!
Here is a lightly-revised version of “Putting Some Teeth in the Permaculture Ethics,” originally published on my old website in 2010 [...]
Summer 2009, an abundance of rainfall to report. All catchment systems full. This is the true and real analogy for my work with local green business development. In this report I’m going to cover the cornucopia of new action: Transition Hohenwald, New Green Staff and Interns, Permaculture Certification Series, Green Evening Cafe, New Local Green [...]
A lot has happened in the not so sleepy town of Hohenwald since my last Sonnenschein Green Initiative – Transition Update. We had a total of eight important meetings in ten days.
Click here to read a brief summary of each meeting: Complimentary Currency Working Group Sewage Treatment Working Group Bioregional Congress Group The Lewis [...]