Seed Ball by Masanobu Fukuoka

7 Things You Should Know About Permaculture

November 25th, 2014 by

What is permaculture? For those of you who’ve only heard of the term in passing, and ever for you seasoned “permies” who struggle to explain this exciting (and sometimes life-changing) idea to others, here’s the gist in 7 points: 1. … Continue reading

Passive Solar Greenhouse Managing

5 Tips for Greenhouse Management

November 12th, 2014 by

Last week, I gave you my top 7 tips for designing a passive solar greenhouse. But once you’ve got the greenhouse in place, how do you manage it to get the most out of it? After 5 years of operating … Continue reading

Passive Solar Greenhouse Design

7 Tips for Passive Solar Greenhouse Design

November 6th, 2014 by

After five years of running a passive solar greenhouse in the Canadian North, I want to share a few learned lessons with you on designing one. And you won’t want to miss it, I was just interviewed  on the Permaculture … Continue reading


Help Us Find Office Space!

October 24th, 2014 by

Hey Calgary! After five very cozy years operating out of our home office, we’re ready to spread our roots. We’re seeking a small, shared office space in inner city Calgary, primarily for Rob & Michelle’s right-hand lady, Alex.  We envision … Continue reading


Soil Carbon Cowboys

October 23rd, 2014 by

 I’m sitting at my computer this morning with my cup of coffee, watching a video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys” and getting inspired. Here, take a look: Like many technophiles, I often get swept away by renewable energy technologies like wind … Continue reading

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