Black Lives Matter and The Ethics of Permaculture

First of all, I want to say that we at Spruce Permaculture stand with those working against racism, discrimination and police violence, especially People of Colour leading the movement for equity, justice and a new standard of community care. Permaculture and Social...

Why Permaculture Landscaping?

Humans have been altering the landscape around them since we first came together in settlements. All ancient civilizations altered and manipulated their environment to satisfy their needs for food, security and beauty, leaving a...

Urban Chickens

Backyard Hens: More Than Eggs When people think “backyard chickens” they often think “eggs”. We believe that with a little imagination and the right application of permaculture principles these wonderful birds can enhance your yard and life far beyond being a backyard...

The Value of Diversity

Diversity manifests and gets suppressed in a multitude of ways. As we enter June we celebrate Pride Month commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots which took place June 28 1969; the queer community rose up against the oppression they faced for...


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