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Eating Beyond Organic for Cheap

September 30th, 2014 by

I want to take the time today to address a question many ask: How do we eat beyond organic for less than the costs of eating conventional? First off, let’s define what “beyond organic” means. Organic production rejects the use … Continue reading

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Top 11 Awesome Appropriate Technologies For Your Home

September 22nd, 2014 by

After looking at lists of bad building design choices, I’ve gathered together top 11 promising appropriate technologies I’ve seen in use for residential and commercial buildings. For those of you not familiar with the term, appropriate technology generally refers to … Continue reading

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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

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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

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