4 years BeyondBuckthorns

It’s our four year anniversary here at BeyondBuckthorns! On the 23rd of May 2016 we arrived from Germany to start our new life in rural Finland; to create a Nordic Permaculture paradise and a life that makes a difference.

Updates from the growing shelf

planting, pruning, grafting and building. Check our Easter update.

A permaculture view on alternatives for Wordpress, Google, Apple and Facebook and co.

Envision a world where all communication and data is in the hand of the people instead of some cooperation, where we have open APIs and standards to exchange information and knowledge. This is a design for it.

A weekend with the Nordic Institute of Permaculture in Denmark

Every year, usually on the first weekend of February, the Nordic Institute of Permaculture meets at one of the members countries. Read about the 2020 meeting.

Insulating a rintamamiestalo with hemp

When I first spoke with friends about insulating the house with hemp in 2018 I got all those jokes about hemp that you can get when you are telling about it. But hemp is, alongside with cellulose and straw bale a real good insulating material.…

Inspiration and Learning at the Permaculture Association Fall Event

As you may know, both of us are Finnish Permaculture Association actives since its creation in 2016.