Creating the World We Want to Live In

As Buckminster Fuller so poignantly said, “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” … Continue reading →

The Natural Farmer – Healing Damaged Land

Our Natural Building Blog covers various topics including ways to restore degraded land for growing food and homesteading. The Natural Farmer shares a good story about Peter Ash of Embracing the World who helped restore some highly contaminated land in … Continue reading →

Rain Roofs for Water Collection

These roofs are perfect for arid land restoration/ homesteads in dry areas. Most people collect roofwater off of their house and other structures, which is often adequate. But in desert areas you may need a much larger roof to collect … Continue reading →

Forest Garden Shelterbelts: Investment Strategy for Restoring Degraded Land

Tree shelterbelts are commonly grown throughout the world for windbreaks, privacy, livestock protection, soil management, wildlife conservation, etc. What is not so common is growing food producing shelterbelts for investment purposes. … Continue reading →

Natural Building Workshops at Quail Springs Permaculture

“When I started this building my intention was to make the building process fun. I invited 5 friends to come work with me for a month, and we got the basic framework up, and we did indeed have a lot … Continue reading →