Tag Archives: Permaculture

More anti-sustainability nonsense.

Here in Oklahoma, the focus seems to be on an obscure UN program, “Agenda 21,” which promotes sustainability.  A recent meeting in Tulsa resulted in this story — Tulsa group fears UN agenda is assault on personal rights.  Meanwhile, our … Continue reading

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Towards a barefoot permaculture corps. . .

A holistic look at the world situation explores what it means to go from bad to worse. The earth’s systems — biological, economic, political —  continue to degenerate and fall apart and the velocity of the devolution appears to be … Continue reading

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iPermie now on sale!

My new book, iPermie! How to permaculture your urban lifestyle, is now on sale at these fine online sources.  Only $1.99! for 14 sections, 248 chapters, 399,000 words! http://www.ipermie.net https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/271541 Amazon Kindle Apple Store Kobo Versent eBooks Bookmark on DeliciousDigg … Continue reading

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Ten principles of household and community food security.

We need to increase the quality of our food lives so that our food is safe, nutritious, and tasty.  Permaculture design can provide a description of the way forward into a more sustainable way of living that cares for people, … Continue reading

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Rebellious elderberries need new homes!

It looks like my elderberry patch, in FLAGRANT and OBVIOUSLY ANARCHISTIC defiance of code enforcement, is attempting to re-establish itself and there are all kinds of elderberries rising up in defiance of the Oklahoma City TWO FOOT RULE which says … Continue reading

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12 reasons why I remain optimistic.

Here are twelve reasons why I remain optimistic in spite of all the bad news and scary stories. I am not in denial about the bad news, nor do I think we shouldn’t note and comment upon the situations coming … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the looming energy and financial calamities

It’s pretty clear that oil is making another run on $100/barrel, ASPO-USA’s Peak Oil Review reports that  Brent oil closed at $98.68 last Friday, after briefly touching $99.20.  Cushing is less, POR reports there is a temporary glut at the … Continue reading

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On destroying my landscape’s ecosystem: a minor elegy in a melancholy key.

When I moved to 1524 N  21 in Oklahoma City, there were flat mostly empty lawns.  Now a mini-urban eco-system flourishes.  It is beautiful, it is interesting, even during the depths of winter.  But alas for me and my little … Continue reading

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Compendium of Useful Information

As the situation spirals down, we’re all going to need to learn new skills and remember old knowledge in order to successfully adapt to the realities of a future with less fossil fuel energy, more climate instability, less money, more … Continue reading

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Declaring Independence.

The news going forward continues  grim.  The aristocracy and its minions are doing their best to confuse issues and keep up the pretense that everything is fine, that we can grow our way out of the debt problem, and that … Continue reading

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