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Permaculture Tip of the Day – High End Code Compliant Composting Toilet

Nicholas Burtner visits Guner Tautrim and the two have a bit of a silliness showing off a real high end code compliant composting toilet for those who wish to still have the look and feel of a flush toilet but with code compliance (where applicable) and responsible use. Find more toilets like these at http://www.sun-mar.com[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Dehydrating Food with Hot Water

Nicholas Burtner is in Victoria, British Columbia at the Ann and Gord Baird homestead, where it is truly awesome, and Gord shows off a very unique designed feature for dehydrating food using the “wasted” heat from the solar hot water heater. #Awesome Find out more and contact Gord at http://www.eco-sense.ca ~We greatly appreciate your shares[…]


Permaculture Tip of the Day – Greenhouse/Biogas Digester/Root Cellar/Living Roof

Check out this multi-functional building that Sandy McPherson and Alan Philip put together. This building, made from the clay excavated from a water storage project on the same site, is a solar greenhouse with a thick wall between the sun side and shade side  to provide a cold storage root cellar. Along with the solar[…]

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Permaculture Tip of the Day – Vegetable Washing, Worm Farm, & Probiotic Station

Nicholas Burtner is in Victoria, British Columbia with Ann and Gord Baird of Eco-Sense and Ann shows us her multi-functional vegetable washing / worm farm / probiotic station. It is a must have permaculture element that is very useful in the garden or on the farm and is extremely cool! www.eco-sense.ca ~We greatly appreciate your[…]


Permaculture Tip of the Day – We Teach & Preach People Care But We Don’t Do It…

Nicholas Burtner keeps it real and gives us a small lesson on how to obtain more mental and emotional training that (like gardening) should be taught to everyone in grade school. This training believe or not is fundamental to the ethic of people care which we teach and preach on in permaculture but hardly ever[…]


Permaculture Tip of the Day – One Family, Seven Kids, Homesteading & Home Schooling

THIS IS PERMACULTURE! If they can do this, so can you! Nicholas Burtner is near Victoria, BC, Canada and got to visit Many Hands Farm of Curtis and Kim Robinson. They come from the same background just like many of you and turned their lives around for the better – into permaculture. Check this video[…]


How One Superintendent Changed His School’s Lunch Program To Nutrient Dense Food

We got the chance to sit down with Nelson Coulter, a rancher, farmer, and superintendent of the local school, and talk with him about his change into nutrient dense food and permaculture – and thence forth the school, where he is the superintendent, changed their lunch program to organic and nutrient dense food. ~We greatly[…]

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Permaculture and Dentistry…

What is permaculture? In this video, Dr. Abramczyk of Smile Ranch Dentistry interviews Nicholas Burtner of the School of Permaculture about the different parts of permaculture including housing, nutrition, and lifestyle. Learn more about permaculture and share how you incorporate permaculture principles into your life! www.smileranchdentistry.com/ ~We greatly appreciate your shares and likes. If you[…]