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The Earthship Has Landed

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A Manitoba family explores off-the-grid homesteading By H. JACOB BULLER Sustainable development is not a luxury, it is an imperative. – Ban Ki-moon (Secretary-General of the United Nations) In 1972, American architect Michael Reynolds produced his…

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What is Permaculture?

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By H. JACOB BULLER In 1978, David Holmgren and Bill Mollison created the term Permaculture to represent permanent agriculture. Today it also refers to permanent culture. Permaculture is utilized in Earthships, and has wide-ranging applications…

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Beyond Earthships, Ecovillages

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By H. JACOB BULLER Where Earthships are an individual housing representation of permaculture principles, ecovillages are a social representation that has many different facets. However, the term ‘ecovillage’ is very loose. Ecovillages range from a…

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Upcoming Agricultural Fairs

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MANITOBANS INVITED TO CONNECT WITH FARMERS DURING TWO UPCOMING AGRICULTURAL FAIRS This spring, rural and urban Manitoba families are invited to explore the vibrant and innovative world of agriculture first-hand by attending the Royal Manitoba Winter…

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