Catching the rain

At Beyond Buckthorns we have our own well. It is 12 – 13 meters deep and is connected to a pump that starts when there is demand. Well water is our drinking and washing water. In 2017 we got hit by 2 droughts. Both together made it necessary to…

Communications at the Finnish Permaculture Association

The idea for this design started in 2017 during a meeting of the Finnish Permaculture Association. When I became chairman of the board in 2019 I was in a unique position. The association was in transition towards sociocratic circular method. The…

Testing the Flir c2 thermal cam

Before Christmas 2019 we bought a FLIR cam, a thermal image camera. With that cam it is possible to detect leaks of warmth in a building. It shows temperature as colour as an overlay over a normal photo.

Piirit Koroisilla

The Finnish Permaculture Associations events are always nice. This autumn we met in Koroinen, Turku. Read all about it!

Templating a workshop

Designing a biogas workshop that can be delivered over and over again. Creating a workshop blueprint.

Permablitz designCamp

In early 2020 we bought the neighbors 0,5ha pine forest / recreational spot that was years back sold to them by Lumia's, my wife’s parents. The neighbors wanted to sell and for us it was a good opportunity to buy. Lumia then started the process…