Tag Archives: Barefoot Permaculture

Barefoot Permaculture Goes To Myanmar

Last year, a  project arose in Myanmar, for teaching Composting and Sustainable Soil Management. Initial request dates were for September; a time in which I had little availability.      I did have time in November, yet was told that, due … Continue reading

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Autumn Musings

  Late autumn brings an almost end to the growing season at Barefoot Permaculture’s gardens, in the southern Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. Already, several hard freezes have put an abrupt end to hoped-for lingering crops, such as basil, … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Tales from an Urban Oasis

Never in my 37 years of living in western NC, have I come close to experiencing the prolonged, high heat of the past month! At Barefoot Permaculture, we have never come close to feeling we needed an air-conditioner. Around Asheville, … Continue reading

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Late Winter at Barefoot Permaculture

Late winter 20 Elven (2011) and after a unrelentingly cold December and January, February’s prolonged warmth makes my body happy, and eases my being outdoors for lengthy periods of time, allowing me some comfortable catch-up on garden and orchard “chores”. … Continue reading

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