Permaculture Articles

by Bonita Ford.  Creative Commons, Attribution, 2016. Our relationships with Anishnabek people and teachings beckon us ever more deeply. This journey weaves strong threads that connect and reconnect so much of my life leading up to this point. It's like dots being connected to dots, a vision read more...
by Bonita Ford.  Creative Commons - Attribution, Share Alike, 2015. A few years ago, I was invited to give a presentation about permaculture for an indigenous studies class in Ottawa. After the class, I had lunch with the professor, an indigenous man from Bolivia. He told me that much of what I had read more...
A colleague asked me about my top plants for perennial polycultures in our region (hardiness zones 4b/5a in Ontario and Québec). This is also a popular question on our garden tours and in our classes! From our observations, here's what I came up with... Favourite plants for moderate site read more...
New permaculture courses and events for the summer and fall! More details to be posted on our events section. Stay tuned and save the dates... Saturday, July 25 - Permaculture Tour (Perth) Thursday, August 27 - Edible & Medicinal Plant Tour (Perth; 6pm-7:30pm) Saturday, August 29 - Permaculture read more...
  Interested in wild edibles, animal tracks, microclimates, shelter, active and passive observation, and relationship with place?  Check out "Tracks to a Full Stomach", an article by Bonita, published in the Permaculture Activist, (#88, Earth Sckills & Nature Connection, May 2013).

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