backyard permaculture

6 Tips For Backyard Permaculture

Work with the nature and landscape around you to design a garden spaces where you can work, play and, most importantly, eat.

Localizing Hawaii’s Food System

Our son won a National Geographic Explore Oahu essay and artwork contest, which instigated our rather unusual summer trip to the island, so we harvested our Inn Serendipity growing fields, dusted off our snorkel gear and prepared to savor papaya, mango and star fruit while staying in the cozy and spacious Pipeline Lodge at Waihuena Farm.

Farm and Garden at Esalen Institute

Perched between the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, rests one of the most prolific 4 acres of farmland in Big Sur, if not the entire California Coast.

Communities Share Seeds in Seed Libraries

Courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock Seed borrowers plant seeds from the San Francisco Seed Library, then return the seeds produced from their best crop. Seed-lending libraries are sprouting up across California, and with the recent opening of two seed-lending libraries in San Francisco, community members are bringing food safety, biodiversity protection and urban farming back into their own […]

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