Tag Archives: permaculture

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“Kennie’s in the Kitchen”

“Kennie’s in the Kitchen” Almond meal crust Quiche  (VIDEO) Kennie D. makes a delicious almond meal crust quiche. Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend

The Plant Washer

“The Plant Washer” by Kennie DeLoatch (Video)

“The plant washer” is a video from Kennie D’s “How to do it Yourself”  series of video’s. These videos are produced in the hopes of promoting and enhancing our understanding of the intimate relationship, between us and the environment. The projects are beneficial to plants and fun to do.  The road between us and our […]

Submersible Dome

The Submersible Dome (Video) by Kennie DeLoatch

The Submersible Dome is a fun and exciting way to introduce live insects to your aquaponic system without them escaping into your living environment. In this video, using recycled materials I will show you how to make a Live Insect Fish Feeder for your fish tank or aquarium. The Submersible Dome VIDEO Blog this! Recommend […]

Pepper

Aphid Infestation Management (Video) by Kennie D.

Plant health is a major concern for any plant lover.  Growing and maintaining a healthy plant is a gardeners number one objective. There are  many pests that will oppose your efforts to reach this objective . But there is one pest that you will find is a unyielding adversary, “The Aphid”.  You can not eradicate […]

Can Permaculture Feed the World?

This article, by Charles Eisenstein, discusses the issue of whether organic methods and permaculture can feed the world. It cites this article, by David Blume, who claims to have achieved yields that can, in fact, feed the world. In other words, his yields increase the carrying capacity of the land to the point where we […]

Aphids are eating my Garden.

Under the Microscope: Aphids: (What to do) see video.

It’s spring and the Aphids are hard at work feeding on my pepper leaves. They are among the most destructive insect pests in the garden. However from a zoological perspective they are a very successful organism. Here’s how I get rid of them. I sprayed them with a mixture of fresh squeezed lemon juice and water. […]

Dialog with Sustainable Business Students

I just gave a talk on sustainable well-being to Tom Eggert’s class, Topics in Sustainable Business Practice, at UW-Madison. I’ve given a talk every year for the last 5 or so and every time it’s very rewarding, stimulating, and encouraging to hear thoughtful students engaging with this fascinating subject. In the past, I’ve spent more […]

Sustainable Well-being Retreats: Version 2.0

For the beginning of our third year of Swabi retreats, we started to explore transitioning the group to another phase. These videos explain this transition while also providing some idea of what the retreats are about. Part I, New Ways of Living, shows examples of cohousing and permaculture-inspired ecovillages as potential models for living sustainably. […]