Lyme Disease and Permaculture Part II: You Do Not Suck

  To get caught up and find out why Lyme disease is spreading like oil spilled in the Gulf of Mexico, check out Part I. We’ll all wait for you. We’re nice. So, reason number three why Lyme [...]

Investing Like An Ecosystem

Over the last few years, I have been formulating my opinion on how to approach investing and what do to with extra cash. And I can’t believe how many people have told me in the last few [...]

The Case for Earth Repair Businesses

For the last couple of years, I have recognized that transitioning our culture from one that looks at the planet as an endless mine and ecological destruction as a just another externality to one [...]

The Sustainable Life (with less)

Hi Rob, I have been studying permaculture for several years now, but once we get past the basics of gardening we seem to run into the same wall again and again. That wall for us is a balance of [...]

Functional Works of Art: Ashley Lubyk and Heather Noakes Build Human Habitat From Sand, Clay and Straw

Ashley Lubyk and Heather Noakes show that creating beautiful and sustainable human habitat is possible through the passionate work of their natural building education and consulting company, Dirt [...]

The Mustard Seed Garden: Progress Update

This article was written by Jessica Kavanaugh “Building community, growing hope, supporting change” is the mission of the Mustard Seed, a non-profit Calgary organization that works to help the [...]

Introducing our New Boss – Rowen Avis

Please join us in welcoming the newest addition to Verge Permaculture – Rowen Avis. Born at home on December 27th, 2010 at 9:30 pm, Rowen surprised his parents by arriving two weeks early. [...]

Photos from our Backyard Cob Oven Workshop

About a month ago we managed to convince our friend Ashley Lubyk to teach a Cob Oven workshop in our backyard.  We quickly found twelve eager participants, spent a few days collecting materials [...]

Australian Permaculture Tour – Part II

This is part two of a four part series about two Canadian permaculture enthusiasts and their three month journey exploring, visiting and learning about the what’s going on in the [...]