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Top 10 Bad Home Design Decisions

September 11th, 2014 by

While the last post looked at conceptual flaws in the stages of design and planning, this list highlights bad home design decisions that can adversely impact home comfort and human health:  Bad Home Design Decisions: Toxic Building Materials  1.) Sawdust … Continue reading

Caribbean Permaculture Institute Barbados

Caribbean Permaculture Research Institute Barbados Sets $50K Crowdfunding Goal

September 3rd, 2014 by

Authors note: Hi! My name is Kenton Zerbin and I started my permaculture journey with Rob Avis and Verge Permaculture almost 4 years ago.  I went from Verge PDC grad, to Australia to Intern with Geoff Lawton, and now I … Continue reading

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Top 8 Basic Home Design Flaws

September 2nd, 2014 by

Over the past 10 years I’ve seen a lot of mistakes in home design in both urban and rural properties. Over the next few blog posts, I want to look at some of those blunders and point to possible solutions. … Continue reading

Rocket Mass Heater

Rocket Mass Heater: A Better Wood Burning Stove

August 21st, 2014 by

What is a Rocket Mass Heater, you ask? A while back, the team from Green Energy Futures (which includes our past PDC grad Duncan Kinney) came down to Calgary to film a workshop we co-hosted and create an informative video … Continue reading


Establishing a Food Forest – Free Livestream with Geoff Lawton!

August 12th, 2014 by

When Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities Arrive, We Believe in Sharing Them… …And thanks to a surprise visitor, we’ve got the perfect opportunity to share! Presenting Geoff Lawton’s Establishing a Food Forest Workshop – a FREE livestream event! We’d never have dreamed that … Continue reading

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