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Sustainable agriculture at the City Park Greenhouse!
you never thought Food would look like this!
Watercress is being grown Aquaponicly, one of the most nutritious foods on the planet, a true superfood!
COME and SEE! Yuca plant and fun!

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Kimbal Musk (brother of Elon) is launching an urban farming incubator in Brooklyn. Business Insider went inside.
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Permacultivate added 2 new photos — with Brian Twyman.

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from the PermaCultivate Team!
Miguel,Erasmo,George, and Brian.
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Stay tuned. Permacultivate will be continuing the Fall growing experience! Contact us for more information.

Lettuce growing Aquaponicly and Locally.

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Aquaponics at the greenhouse. Where does your food come from?
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Help support our local friends Ben Weiss and Wilson Alvarez produce an important piece of the permaculture puzzle in wild lands management (zone 4)!

The Guide to Wildland Permaculture
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Hi everyone, Permacultivate's own Phil Wert will be giving a talk at Sugarbush Nursery on Route 10 this Saturday at 11AM entitled "Topics in Permaculture". It's a free event and a great way to get an introduction on how to incorporate some permaculture ideas and design techniques that fit your own living situation. Here's the link: http://www.sugarbushnursery.com/events.htm

Our Sustainable Speaker's Series Join us at Sugarbush Nursery for workshops and talks all season long. All talks focus on sustainable gardening practices and related topics - and there's something for everyone! Please note: RSVPs are appreciated for all events to info@sugarbushnursery.com or 610-856...
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Plant some shit! A fantastic urban perspective on the transformative role of gardens in distressed cities with underserved populations.

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."
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Great overview of front yard forest gardening! Our vision: neighborhoods full of such gardens, with residents well-educated in permaculture concepts. We can do this!

Alex Ojeda demonstrates "permaculture" and gives a tour of his garden in progress. The tour continues here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZxtm2_lj88 and he...
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Getting our plots in Amanda's Garden ready for the season, including some of our amazing perennials such as this beautiful Russian Comfrey specimen. We decided to "chop and drop" the stalk and mulch the beds at this point, which transfers all the rich minerals and nutrients collected to the garden soils. This can be done several times a year, and the plant will simply grow back in several weeks!

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Permacultivate updated their cover photo.
May 19, 2013
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So far this year, Permacultivate has sold about 150 POUNDS worth of our fresh, local lettuce mix. Many thanks to our many supporters and volunteers who help make this happen! Don't forget our open volunteer hours in the City Park Greenhouse from 10 - 2 tomorrow - we hope to see you there!

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Lately, many local youth have had the opportunity to come into the city greenhouse to get a first-hand look at our local sustainable food system. For the past two evenings, we've had the pleasure of hosting groups of youth from the Reading Recreation Commission. They especially love the tilapia and worm bins!

Check out the excellent feature of Permacultivate in the latest edition of Berks County Living!

On the morning after a heavy snowfall,bright sunlight streamed through the windows at the City of Reading Greenhouse. Inside, urban farmer Brian Twyman turned on jazz music, creating a soothing backdrop for the volunteers who were tending to rows of crops.
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