Winter Firewood

Much have been said about living the moment, live in the present to maximize your happiness. But to live only in the moment without heeding the past and preparing for the future is complete and utter ignorance that will inevitably lead to more misery than executing proper wisdom from past experience to prepare for futureContinue reading “Winter Firewood”

Permaculture … what is

The concept of permaculture was developed by Australian Bill Mollison “latterally with David Homgren” from 1972-1974. The concept did not mature sufficiently until 1981. Mollison describes permaculture as an “interdisciplinary earth science with a potential for positivistic, integrated and global outreach.” “Permaculature (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems whichContinue reading “Permaculture … what is”

Needs and Yield Analysis

Determining what we need and what resources we have. Need Water improve water lines, rain water collection, poor soil water retention, reservoirs Soil currently very sandy and poor crop production  Solar capture Micro hydro Accomodations for guests and income source Food cycling from plant to animals to fertilizer Current Yields Water Small creek and oldContinue reading “Needs and Yield Analysis”