A Complete Eco-Design System – One Community Weekly Progress Update #342

One Community is creating a complete eco-design system for construction of sustainable and self-replicating communities, villages, and cities around the world. It is open source and free-shared, includes 7 sustainable village models, food self-sufficiency plans, energy infrastructure, all-ages… Read More

Better Living Through Ecological Living – One Community Weekly Progress Update #353

We can create better living through ecological living. Ecological living that includes sustainable approaches to food, energy, housing, education, for-profit and non-profit economic design, social architecture, fulfilled living, and global stewardship practices can reduce our living expenses, increase… Read More

Why One Community is Creating an Open Source Vermiculture Toilet

One Community is incorporating vermiculture bins into our composting toilet plans as one way to share with the world how to add a compost bin into any human waste disposal plan. Doing this will take composting with worms… Read More

Gaiacraft Permaculture

Gaiacraft is a group of dedicated individuals whose purpose is to bring natural permaculture and sustainablility back into the sphere of common knowledge.  Formed in 2002, they have been teaching workshops, courses and full certification classes, bringing our world closer… Read More

Permaculture Principles at Work

Permaculture is a design science based on 3 simple ethics: care for the earth, care for people, and share the surplus. Erik Ohlsen from Permaculture Artisans teaches how to permaculture classes through Earth Activist Training (EAT). The goal… Read More

Permaculture: Saving Humanity and the Earth

Toby Hemenway is a teacher, consultant and lecturer on permaculture and ecological design. Toby is also a professor at Portland State University, a Scholar-in-Residence at Pacific University, and a biologist consultant for the Biomimicry Guild. In this lecture… Read More

Urban Permaculture for Communities: Re-patterning the Grid

Visionary and eco-architect Mark Lakeman is founder of City Repair, Communitecture Architects, and the Planet Repair Institute. Mark goes against the traditional architecture teachings that humanity and nature are separate. Instead he brings these two concepts together, expressing them in beautiful… Read More