Permaculture at ACH

Finding Patterns Even In the Snow

Ah, the joys of planning a design in the winter in Alaska.  Fundamental to applying permaculture principles is finding patterns.  There are lots of types of patterns; however until called out in this design course, I can’t stay I’ve noticed them.  The assignment was to find patterns at your project site and photograph them.  Well, […]

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How well do you know your neighborhood?

Or more accurately, I should say bioregion with regard to permaculture.  The term bioregion is an important framework for viewing our neighborhood, but its one I have to admit I don’t necessarily fully understand yet.  Using the term certainly broadens my thinking and really stresses in the interconnectedness of all life.  Our course work had us start […]

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Permaculture Design Course

This year ACH is undertaking efforts to incorporate the principles of permaculture.  First, ACH will implement a permaculture plan, specifically as it starts its gardening efforts.  In conjunction with that effort, Meg is participating in the Permaculture Design Course offered by the Alaska Cold Climate Permaculture Institute. Check back here regularly to learn more about […]

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