I’m going to be referencing Forest Gardens quite a bit and this video, which I should have posted long ago, is a good introduction by Martin Crawford of Agroforestry UK http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFbcn06h8w4
Martin Crawford’s name seems to come up anywhere forest gardens are mentioned. His website is a huge resource of materials and knowledge – from books to seeds and plants.
Here is an even simpler cooking version of the rocket stove. I am wondering how to make it a steadier cooking platform – but other then that it’s so simple and looks very efficient. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF8VTl4lqvA
Thursday we signed papers, gave money and took responsibility for 94,000sqm of land we can now refer to as ours. Today we headed out there for the first time in this context. We planned to stay over one night and come back tomorrow … but, as is apparent from these words, that didn’t quite work […]
Monday we visited Mociu again hoping to meet with the mayor of the village to talk about fixing the road that leads to our property. It was also an opportunity for us to show our beautiful corner of the world to a friend who was staying with us. It had been raining lightly and consistently […]
This video is a time-travel demonstrating 7 years of evolution of a forest-garden – from nitrogen-fixing ground-cover through to a autonomous and perpetuating food-forest. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG_vRG66wkA