What is Permaculture, Anyway?

What is Permaculture, Anyway? By Tayler Jenkins Permaculture has received a lot of hype in the sustainable farming world — perhaps you’ve even incorporated some of its principles in your own garden or life. But what exactly does it mean? How is a permaculture farm different than any farm that uses organic or sustainable practices? In order to…

Why Garden?

Why Garden? By Catherine, the Herb Lady “Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.” Orson Scott Card* The simple pleasure of growing edible vegetables, fruits and herbs and experimenting with new-to-me varieties and even species is what drives me to garden. Yet then there is the practical, the sense of accomplishment,…

What is Permaculture, Anyway?

What is Permaculture, Anyway? “Permaculture” is a term popping up all over the urban farming world nowadays, but what exactly does it mean? How is a permaculture farm any different than a farm that uses organic or sustainable practices? The truth is, it’s not an easy concept to define. In order to bring you the…