Social Polycultures: Using permaculture for building resilient relationships

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  by Lisa DePiano Many people use permaculture to design physical systems like farms and homesteads, to have the resilience and benefits that are found in natural systems. They use the permaculture ethics and principles, coupled with a holistic design process to create relationships between elements that foster greater ease, mutual benefit and increase positive […]

Easy watering for container gardens

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Lets face it container gardening is a great, practical gardening technique with multiple functions. Not only is it good for renters and city dwellers who have limited space and no permission to garden from their landlords, it is an ideal technique when there may be lead contamination.  Considering that lead was legally used in paints […]

Cambridge Parking Day Permablitz #5

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This permablitz with the MIT media lab was a blast and was done in conjunction with Parking Day, an international day of action to visualize what else we can do with all the space that is taken up by the car. The rendering below was done by the talented Kim Smith with the actual photo […]