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Emerald Foundation Award Winner 2015

September 21st, 2015 by

It’s a few months late in coming, but we’re delighted to announce that Verge Permaculture was selected for the 24th Annual Emerald Foundation Award for demonstrating “a significant ongoing commitment to the environment and social responsibility.” “The Emerald Foundation Awards … Continue reading

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Thermal Mass & Energy Efficiency: How Much is Enough?

September 21st, 2015 by

by guest author, Ashley Lubyk Thermal Mass Defined When it comes to building an energy efficient home the discussion often rests on how much insulation should be in the walls, in the ceiling, under the slab, etc. But as I’ve … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Invermere

June 24th, 2015 by

Hey Everyone… (our July 18th field trip was such a success that we are doing it again…. updated details below! Note that where the last tour was restricted to Permaculture Calgary members, this tour is open to the general public. … Continue reading

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Earthen Floors: Why, How & Where

May 29th, 2015 by

Guest Author’s Note: My name is Ashley Lubyk. I’ve been running  Dirt Craft Natural Building  for the last five years, and have had the great pleasure to work with Verge in many capacities, including guest teaching at numerous PDC’s, and … Continue reading

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Meet Verge Grad Ted Bahr – Prairie Sage Permaculture

May 25th, 2015 by

Verge Grad Profile: Ted Bahr, Founder, Prairie Sage Permaculture Graduated from Calgary PDC in 2011 Ted’s Expertise:  Permaculture drafting and design, tour management and facilitation, wild edibles identification, ecopsychology, mindfulness and yoga practices. Ted’s Story: Even as a lifelong urbanite, … Continue reading

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