The Permablitz Potential: Permanent Culture for Everyone

On Saturday November 10th from 10 am – 4 pm, the Chico Permaculture Guild will host a “permablitz” event – a hands on learning day in which you will learn how to design and install a rooftop rainwater harvesting system… Continue Reading


Gardening, Sharing, Building Community: On-Line & In The Garden

In my experience, gardening is a motivating and compelling force to bring people together. Even with our time and attention constantly split and fractured, we still find ways to come together over gardening – perhaps particularly so over food gardening.… Continue Reading

The Homesteading Instinct: an Interview with Chris Kerston of Chaffin Family Farms

It is now officially Autumn and the length of our days diminishes a little with each circle of the planet. In the edible garden, harvesting has gone on for some time as spring crops moved over for summer crops and… Continue Reading