In honor of our fifteenth anniversary, we’re reflecting on the evolution of Shades of Green Permaculture. In particular, the evolution of our team, our logo, our office spaces over the years, and our design renderings. When I started the business 15 years ago, I took on one or two projects at a time from my […]
I recently spoke with Heather Day-Melgar, a Master’s student at Portland State University, in an interview for her Graduate Research Project, “Radical Urban Cascadia: Nature-Based Approaches to Mitigate Urban Heat.” We spoke about sustainable and accessible solutions to mitigate the climate crisis so I wanted to share some of that conversation here.
When we look to permaculture, the focus is on regeneration – bringing in a renewal.
“A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race.” – Wendell Berry
We recently received the following question from someone in our community: I would love to know if permaculture is an appropriated form of Indigenous knowledge. I mean this respectfully. Can anyone speak to this?