Author: permsf2

Swales II

Friend and member of the SF Permaculture Guild Daniel Catalaa sent this update on his swale project. During the summer of last year I excavated numerous swales on my homestead and, with the higher-than-normal...

Beekeeping Apprenticeship Program

The SF Bee-Cause Beekeeping Apprenticeship Program is a 2-year program, designed to train new beekeepers who will manage SF Bee-Cause honey bee colonies, on a volunteer basis, at one of our San Francisco beekeeping sites....

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Windbreak Bamboo for SF

I often get asked about using bamboo as a windbreak.  Oftentimes this becomes a conversation starter that let’s us dig deeper into understanding the vast world for the Bamboo.  There are a diversity of...

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Sepp Holzer holds workshop in Bay Area

In March of this year Sepp Holzer, a renowned Austrian farmer that applies many permaculture principles to his alpine farm, held a workshop in Loma Mar, CA. He is sought after internationally because he...