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URINE_INGREDIENTS

Urine Charge!

Practical Guidance on the Use of Urine in Crop Production: A Review The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), a non-profit research institute based in Sweden, launched it’s latest publication September, 2010: Practical Guidance on the...

18thStBefore

Concrete Actions

So often when speaking to urbanites in the Bay Area and beyond about growing food, I hear the resigned, nearly mantric lament, “my apartment does not have any access to any gardening space.” How...

Ethics and Manure

Ethics and Manure

My first permaculture task? Mix equal parts of manure with mulch and spread it out! We did this – sort of because it was rather hot – at one of the urban eatable gardens....

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Kitchen Gardens

Humans have grown their own food for centuries. It was the industrial revolution that changed the way we ate. What we thought would bring ease actually brought dis-ease. Food processing has inundated our food...

Growing Soil

A couple of weeks ago, I overheard a conversation at Hayes Valley Farm containing the words “Lactobacillus” and “compost”. As I am a fan of both of these things, I felt it was my...