Rebuilding our Bond with the Earth–Community Reforestation

PROJECT DESIGNS FOR HEALING THE EARTH: rain-water harvesting to support community-based reforestation Submitted by Zia Parker, MA, CMT In our times, a perennial question is how do we scale our Earth Care projects so they match the scale of need? “Water and a Forest for every Village” is a grassroots initiative that carries a new vision for Earth Care. If we are to recognize and bring deep respect to the complex web of relationships that exist in nature, then we must sync with nature’s patterns to truly assist the healing process. Part of it is remembering that we ARE nature. This project’s focus on [[read more]]


PDC Curricula / Plan de estudios de CDP

Plan de Estudios de CDP (English is below) • Permacultura principios y ética • Método de Diseño • Análisis de sitio, diseño de diversidad de climas, creando microclimas • Ciclo de nutrientes en el agua & suelo • Mantener la fertilidad de los suelos naturalmente • Huertos Forestales, agroforestales, árboles frutales • Múltiples beneficios de los hongos • Energías Renovables • Construcción ecológica • Los mejores usos de los Recursos Hídricos: recolección de agua de lluvia, aguas grises, aquaponics, la acuicultura, la biorremediación con humedales construidos • Incorporar los animales en el sistema • Permacultura urbana • Diseño de comunidades sostenibles • Economia Sostenible [[read more]]


Dream BIG for Earth Care: Community Water-Harvesting and Reforestation

A perennial question in Permaculture is: how do we design for projects that match the scale of need? “Water and a Forest for every Village” is a grassroots initiative that carries a new vision for Earth Care. If we are to recognize and bring deep respect to the complex web of relationships that exist in nature, then perhaps we can sync with nature’s patterns and truly assist the healing process. This crowdfunding project’s focus on rain-water harvesting to support community-based reforestation is a holistic system-oriented approach. A collaboration of veteran Permaculturalists and indigenous people that are reclaiming their ancient techniques, this project weaves across [[read more]]

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