I hope that you are enjoying some healthy winter eating and getting to a harvest festival or two. Whether you are into learning some basic skills, or whether this is your life work, welcome – I’m glad you are here!
APR 19th & 20th, + OPTIONAL FIELD TRIP DAY This workshop engages participants in developing permaculture design skills. Topics and hands-on activities: Permaculture principles, approaches and techniques; Urban, rural and social permaculture projects; How to use permaculture to design gardens, personal “life” projects, community projects, and livelihoods; A personal / group project design […]
SAT JUNE 9 – SAT SEPT 29 Join us at The Backyard Farm & Market in Erin Mills, from 9 am to 1 pm, for carefully sourced, locally grown and and made food. We’ll have music, a healthy food eco-kitchen, and gardening too! We’re looking for volunteers to help open and close the market, […]
Toby Hemenway passed away one year ago today, on Dec 20, 2016 at the age of 64. Toby was a wonderful mentor, ally and permaculture teacher to me and I’ll miss him tremendously. Toby was remarkable in several ways. His research, teaching and writing have helped many people get a handle on what permaculture can be, both on a […]
I’m writing a monthly piece on fruit and veg that I love to grow and eat. I share recipes, tips on how to grow and fun facts. This month’s post is on Brussels sprouts! Check out a great recipe below, and for growing tips, head over to the Hoffmann Hayes blog. Sautéed Brussels Sprouts We like to […]