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Charcoal and Wood Ash

Wood Ash Permaculture I already talked here about using wood ash as organic fertilizer so what I’ll talk about here is how making charcoal fits into a permaculture arrangement.  On the one hand, I don’t really like burning and filling the air with smoke.  On the other, what basically harmless and natural wood fire smoke […]

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What is Permaculture in My Chicken Farming Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered on simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems.  I strongly believe in the concept of permaculture in relation with both recycling and organic farming.  The first Chicken coop I started with was […]

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Super Fruit – Cranberries

Cranberries are NOT just for Turkeys Anymore You likely already know that cranberries are great at relieving and even being a natural remedy for urinary tract infections.  But did you also know that Cranberries have dietary fiber and that they are only 45 calories per cup?  In terms of free-radical fighting antioxidants, cranberries beat just […]

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