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The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm

The D Acres Model for Creating and Managing an Ecologically Designed Educational Center

By Josh Trought, 416 pages, Chelsea Green Publishing, $40.

Book Review by George Harvey

The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm is a resource book for anyone who wants to understand or practice permaculture. While it is aimed at practice at the community scale its […]

A Net-Zero Multi-Family Community

Ariel view of the net-zero multi-family community in Newburyport, MA. Credit: Hall and Moskow

Barb and Greg Whitchurch

We’ve lived two miles back into the woods on a dirt road in north central Vermont for several decades now. In our experience, some people move to this area, build a long driveway, and […]

Community-scale Permaculture Tour on May 23, 2021, Warner, New Hampshire

The Monadnock Region Permaculture Group Presents a Tour of an Emerging Community-scale Permaculture Project in Warner, NH.

When: Sunday, May 23, 2021, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Where: 22 Loud Lane, Warner, NH (Park along the road in front of the 1760 farmhouse and half deconstructed barn)

Details: Join Bret Ingold for a tour […]

Monadnock Food Co-op Hosts CSA Farm Fair

A free Monadnock Region CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Fair will take place at the Monadnock Food Co-op cafe on Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Seven area CSA farmers will set up informational tables and answer questions about their farms and CSA memberships.

Although each local CSA farm is unique and […]

A Permaculture Harvest

Harvest rewards at D Acres Permaculture Farm. Photos courtesy of D Acres.

By Josh Trought

In the Northeast, with our short growing season, the practice of developing a resilient food system depends on preserving the harvest through the winter months. Preservation provides a mechanism to extend food availability beyond fresh […]

Permaculture “Through the Seasons” Design Course

Food for thought: How do we meet human needswhile preserving ecosystem health?

The sixth Annual Permaculture “Through the Seasons” Design Course, an internationally recognized interactive course based on a 72 hour curriculum, is scheduled to start May 15th. Over six weekends from May through November, D Acres Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead will […]

What is Permaculture?

A Simple Explanation

Permaculture is forest gardens, natural buildings, edible landscapes, community design, and more!

What permaculture guru Bill Mollison describes in his books is a totally integrated design system that’s modeled on nature. If you design your garden or farm like a natural system you can save yourself a lot […]

The Seed Celebration & Sustainable Community Fair February 16th, 2013

The 8th Annual Seed Celebration & Sustainable Community Fair February 16, 2013 9am-4pm Keene State College Putnam Science Center Free Admission

Artwork by Meg Kidd 2009

The Sustainability Project’s 8th Annual Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair takes place on February 16th, 2013, from 9 am – 4pm at the Keene State College […]

June 2015 Articles Online

Front Cover

1 Do You Understand What This Means? 1 Fracked gas is worse than coal 1 Three Down – Two to Go

Editor’s Page

2 C-PACE moves closer to reality in NH

News and Happenings

3 GMP to offer Tesla batteries 3 Pika Inverter 3 Solarize Dummerston VT



Reverse Global Warming

Urban and Suburban Carbon Farming to Reverse Global Warming Conference on 5/3

Please join us for “Urban and Suburban Carbon Farming to Reverse Global Warming.” Learn how soil restoration is key to reversing climate change and about the contributions urban and suburban dwellers can make!

This one-day conference, presented by Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, […]