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Winter Evolution of the Greenhouse

Winter Evolution of the Greenhouse

On December 1, 2018, the greenhouse began its winter session. We had maybe up to 10 people involved from the Lehigh community seeding. Much of this seeding was done on a whim, without much consideration of transplanting to the main…

Permaculture as Situation Planning

Permaculture as Situation Planning

“The most important thing we can do right now, regardless of what the future holds, is to build community, solidarity, and a culture of radical mutual love.” The future is uncertain. We do not know for sure what it will…

A Walk in the Woods: Observe & Interact

A Walk in the Woods: Observe & Interact

After finishing the last test of the semester on Monday, I decided to go for a nice long run to unwind. The air was crisp but not too cold, the wind was fairly calm, and the recent warm rain left…

Feature: The ‘Calitheatre’!

Feature: The ‘Calitheatre’!

The calitheatre is a calisthenic workout center and lecture/performance space integrated with vines, swales, and rain gardens to be built at the Southside Permaculture Park this coming spring. We just received funding for its construction today, and are very excited…

Philosophy of the SSPP Part 4: Getting Involved

Philosophy of the SSPP Part 4: Getting Involved

Welcome back. Over the last three weeks we have explored the basics of permaculture, social fragmentation and power dynamics in the context of industrialism, and societal energetics and contradictions. Part 1: Introduction to Permaculture and the SSPP Part 2: Social…