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No-dig Gardening Basics from Deep Green Permaculture
No-dig gardening is a highly productive method of using compost, mulch, microbes, vermiculture and know-how to create usable, sustainable and earth friendly gardens.

Rooftop Gardening
Utilizing the tops of buildings for green space.

Farming & Gardening
Best practices for sustainable agriculture.

Hugelkultur gardening/rotting wood garden beds
An in-depth look at the hugelkultur method; instructions, benefits, photos, videos.

Food
Sustainable methods of cultivating, collecting, storing, and preparing food. Second only to air and water, food is among the most fundamental human needs. However, more so then breathing air or drinking water, acquiring food has a significant and partially unavoidable impact on other living beings....

Teaming With Microbes
This book introduces the non scientist to the significance of the soil biota at and the symbiotic relationship with plants. Written by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis it points towards gardening in a way that strengthens, rather than destroys, the soil food web and the complex world of soil-dwelling organisms...

Permaculture
Designing human habitat systems based on patterns found in nature. Permaculture is a system and philosophy for designing human habitats based on the principle of working with natural systems rather then against them. It aims to create biological and social systems that are structured so that people's...

Soil Biota Enhancment
Optimizing soil health and productivity by cultivating symbiotic microorganisms. Healthy soil is an ecosystem in which millions of creatures live and interact. There can be more creatures in a teaspoonful of healthy soil than there are people on the entire planet earth, and up to 50,000 different species. Recent...

Seed Saving
Although purchasing store-bought seed on an annual basis has become the norm, saving and sharing seeds is an essential part of a sustainable local food system. Seed saving is the art of collecting, and storing, and growing out seed from one year to the next. ###Key aspects of successful seed saving...

Composting
The transformation of organic "waste" back into enhanced soil. Composting is fundamental to sustainable farming. It is the natural process of bacteria, fungi, animals, and plants breaking down organic mater into the complex mixture known generally as dirt. The human's job in the process of composting...

Site Map for The GardenZone
This site is for anybody who wants to grow their own food: organic vegetables, organic fruit and, last but not least, organic herbs. You can save money, pick dinner from your own garden, and get the most delicious fruit and veg you've ever tasted - your very own 'work of art'.

Permaculture Design Magazine
(Formerly the Permaculture Activist) "Permaculture Design is an independent quarterly serving the permaculture movement in North America. We publish articles dealing with the spectrum of permaculture thought and action—from gardening to ecovillages, renewable energy, natural building, ethics, and...

Carolyn Herriot
Author, A Year on the Garden Path: A 52-Week Organic Gardening Guide, The Zero Mile Diet, and The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook, and founder/operator, The Garden Path Centre

Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds in the United States. Their mission is to: - Connect gardeners and farmers through the world's largest open seed exchange. - Collect, store, and regenerate organic and non-GMO seeds of thousands of rare,...

Demeter International
Demeter International is the largest certification organization for biodynamic agriculture, and is one of three predominant organic certifiers. Demeter Biodynamic Certification is used in over 50 countries to verify that biodynamic products meet international standards in production and processing. The...

Rhythm of Nature Biodynamic Planting Calendar
Biodynamic Calendar contains instructions which allow you to plan the work in the garden, so the growth of the plants and crop yields was supported by the power of the Moon.

C-Dar BiodynamicSociety
Our objective is to study, produce, and apply biodynamic preparations and compost to restore and nurture pastures, forests and gardens, in order to obtain high quality food and produce.

Leda Organic Farm
Gary, Jacquie, and Louis Swann are managing their farm biodynamically. They have a large garden, chickens and Highland cattle.

Hupacasath Farm
The farm grows and sells on site a variety of organic vegetables. Healthy Harvest offers an opportunity to be involved in the local farming community in a supportive, low stress work environment for those affected by a mental illness. A variety of vegetable crops are grown by organic methods and sold...

New and Notable Revisions to the Candian Organic Standards
Chart summarising the changes to specific sections of the Canadian Organic standards for crop and livestock production

Directory of Regional Biodynamic Groups
Listing of regional biodynamic groups for local advisory referrals, apprenticeship, training, or conference/workshop opportunities.

Fellowship of Biodynamic Preparation Makers
The Fellowship of Preparation Makers (FOPM) Interview Project is a multi-year initiative that collects written information and oral interviews with a wide spectrum of preparation makers in North America, including both more senior as well as more innovative colleagues. Summaries are made available to...

Holistic Orchard Network Soil Health
Soil Health: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

SOIL - Stewards of Irreplaceable Land -
SOIL links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with people wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices. Founded in 1989 it is the only national farm apprenticeship program in Canada, with more than 75 farms participating.

BC Eco Seed Co-op
The BC Eco Seed Co-op is a producer's cooperative of 17 farmers providing BC grown, certified organic and ecological seeds grown on our farms across British Columbia. From packet size to large bulk quantities, the BC Eco Seed Co-op has seeds for growers of all sizes. At this time, certified organic seeds...

"The One Straw Revolution", Masanobu Fukuoka -Interviews
A growing catalog of articles, interviews, podcasts and videos about The One-Straw Revolution and Masanobu Fukuoka.

Full Circle Seeds
All of Full Circle Seeds are grown at ALM Organic Farm in Sooke and are certified by Islands Organic Producers Association.We have been offering open-pollinated, untreated seed grown without herbicides, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers since 1993. Offering many heritage varieties selected by generations...

Amara Farms
Amara Farm is a family farm, located in the Comox Valley, that grows over 40 different veggies and blueberries. Produce is sold throughout the Comox Valley Farmers Market and through a weekly CSA in the summer. Certified organic through IOPA and active seed savers.

Apple Luscious Organic Orchard
Over 200 apple varieties, specializing in heritage, connoisseur and red-fleshed varieties. Organically grown – using only natural fertilizers such as seaweed, manures, oyster shell and hay mulch. Non-irrigated – use of M111 rootstock combined with a heavy dew every morning avoids the need to irrigate. A...

Love and Carrots
Love & Carrots strives to revive the knowledge of growing food that was once passed from generation to generation. Since 2011, Love & Carrots has worked diligently to proliferate this knowledge with individuals, families, businesses, and organizations; installing over 1,000 gardens, and providing assistance...

Growing Spaces - Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Kits
Growing Spaces provides Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Kits designed to enable people to reliably grow their own food in cold climates. Growing Spaces domes energy self-sufficient using passive solar heating and solar powered ventilation and reported to work year round in tempetures as low as -35

IFOAM Organics International
IFOAM is an international organic and sustainable agriculture advocacy organization with members in over 100 countries.

Terra Flora Organics
"Bringing life back to your soil." Artisanal worm castings + compost worms + living soil. Organic soil amendments, bokashi starter, bokashi bucket kits, worm bins, etc.

British Columbia Organic Grower/Journal for the Certified Organic Associations of BC
The Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia (COABC) is an umbrella association representing organic certifying agencies in the province. COABC is empowered by the British Columbia Organic Agricultural Products Regulation under the British Columbia Food Choice and Disclosure Act to implement...

Mother Earth News
Among the most popular and longest-running sustainable-lifestyle magazines in the USA, Mother Earth News provides editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health, and green building.

Vermiculture (worm composting)
A basic how-to and why-to use vermiculture to enhance compost and soil health; techniques, methods and benefits From the libraries of Mother Earth News.

Biodynamic Association
The BDA is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics, bringing health to the land and vitality to the food...

"Secrets of the Soil"
Secrets of the Soil tells the fascinating story of the innovative, nontraditional, often surprising things that certain scientists, farmers, and mystics are doing to save our planet - such as using the techniques of Rudolf Steiner's biodynamic agriculture with its reliance on ethereal forces from the...

Mycellium Running
This book is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. Setting the stage for the mycorestoration revolution, Mycelium Running unveils new methods for growing mushrooms, generating mycelium, and implanting mushroom colonies into the environment. Capitalizing on the digestive power of mycelium,...

Quantum Agriculture
Quantum Agriculture, refers to a new, evolving method of agriculture that applies the last century of discoveries in quantum physics and quantum biology to scientifically growing food of the highest quality. Quantum Agriculture not only considers the chemistry and life of the soil biology, but also...

Organic Farmers Association
Who We Are In 2016 farmers from across the country came together to launch the Organic Farmers Association to unite organic farmers for a better future together. Rodale Institute supports this initiative as fiscal sponsor and partner with the Organic Farmers Association’s farmer leadership. . A...

City Folk Farm Folk
FarmFolk CityFolk is a not for profit society that works to cultivate a local, sustainable food system. Our projects provide access to & protection of foodlands; support local growers and producers; and engage communities in the celebration of local food. Based in Vancouver, BC, Canada Huge resource...

Farm Folk City Folk Magazine
Launched in Kelowna, BC, FarmFolk CityFolk Magazine tells the stories of the many British Columbians who are instrumental in developing and preserving the province's food culture. With the notion that food is the cornerstone of civilization and culture, this magazine focuses on four particular areas-food...

Environment Celebration Institute
ECI offers online classes on biological, regenerative, sustainable and organic agriculture – information that can be used in soil, hydroponic, or soilless growing systems.



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