You are what your grandmother ate.
~ unknown

Generally, organic agriculture is modeled after conventional agriculture. The main the exception is that it excludes the use of toxic substances whether it be pesticides or fertilizers. Additionally, in the case of animals artificial hormones and toxic medications like antibiotics are also excluded. Other than that there are generally more similarities than differences between the […]

10 Ways Permaculture Goes Beyond Organic

Beyond Organic

December 20, 2022

People often think permaculture is just another term for natural gardening. It actually describes a unique system that offers solutions beyond organic as well as beyond regenerative agriculture. I thought permaculture was synonymous with organic until my husband convinced me to dig deeper. He announced that he wanted us to get our Permaculture Design certification […]

4 Ways Permaculture Goes Beyond Regenerative

beyond regenerative

December 13, 2022

When you live off-grid you need to be extra careful not to pollute your land and water. Even organic and “biodegradable” products can have ingredients that are harmful if consumed by livestock or taken up by plants. It’s important to embrace a natural hair care system that works for you. Here are the basics: Here […]

Natural Hair Care that Won’t Pollute Land and Water

natural hair care

December 6, 2022

We are new to living out of the city . . . to residing so fundamentally amidst primal natural forces that command and carry, that lift and move us beyond the realm of the living. Of course, even when we were in the city we got a taste of these forces, but we had to […]

Homestead Heartbreak :: death in life

October 25, 2021

The principle of biodiversity is at the root of what makes permaculture work. Imagine what it would be like to not have to out-source everything in your life, that everything you need is there for you to make it all work. Everything is close together, one thing extending into the next and you can tangibly […]

Permaculture in Your Life :: HOMEMAKING

September 19, 2014

Permaculture is about diversity. Business is about diversity and turning it into opportunities for growth. Its about one thing being in service of the other and the reciprocity that contributes to village harmony.  All entrepreneurs know that every last skill they have- their diverse gamut of tools gets applied in creative ways in order to […]

Permaculture in Your Life :: BUSINESS

September 18, 2014

Imagine depleted soil in a land parched from a long draught. There might even be a few things growing but nothing is flourishing. A tumbleweed rolls by, carried in the wind. When one part of a whole is lost, the whole eco-system suffers. Whether its in your body or a particular area of  life, healing […]

Permaculture in your Life :: HEALING

September 17, 2014

We all know you can’t live without money. It’s the yield we obtain from our labors. It’s the river. It feeds the whole system and makes everything grow. Money in permaculture is about enough. It’s not about giving up joy for the sake of of obtaining a yield, and it’s not about being so focused […]

Permaculture in your Life :: MONEY

September 17, 2014

Maybe you think permaculture is just about gardening. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Taking Lazy-Lady Living permaculture principles and expanding them into the rest of your life is one of the most radical things you can do to  leverage your capacity for living well- creatively, and in connection with your community and the […]

5 Ways to take Permaculture out of the garden and into your life :: LOVE

September 15, 2014

Q: Why would I want to pay for and earn a Permaculture Design Certificate? A: You’re kidding right? I mean one of our major influences here at Tierra Soul is Permaculture. Its ethics and principles make up a set of tools you can carry anywhere, into any profession, any endeavor. The essence of permaculture that […]

Permaculture Design Certificate, 10 things you can do with yours

March 30, 2014