Flushing our shit with clean drinkable water down the toilet to an entity that then separates shit from water in order to make our water drinkable again isn’t really sustainable or? There must be better ways around, especially something that is…
Zone 1 in a permaculture design refers to the area that is closest to the center of the design and is typically the most intensively managed and frequently used area. This zone is usually reserved for elements that require the most attention, such as annual vegetables and herbs, small fruit trees, and small animal housing.
Elements in zone 1 should be easy to access and require frequent care, such as watering, pruning, and harvesting. They should also be located close to the home or other main living areas, as they will be used on a daily basis.
Articles tagged with Zone 1
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… more
Since I got dropped into biogas, working with Prof. TH Culhane on different biogas projects, I always wanted to have a biogas system on my own. When I came to Finland I finally got the space to build a biogas digester and then actually experiment… more
It is 2017 and my parents were on holidays at Beyond Buckthorns and they told me during a walk that something needs to be done with one of the sheds, especially with the color of the walls, which was already coming off. A confession: the color of… more