Starting with Kombucha

This article is a recipe for me (actually more a documentation) and for Maria who I have given a "mother" during the meeting of the Finnish Permaculture Association in Koroinen, because she asked me for one during our PDC a

The Finnish Permaculture Associationas winter meeting in Koroinen

The Finnish Permaculture Associationas winter meeting in Koroinen

On the weekend of the 3rd and 4th November 2018 the Finnish Permaculture Association came together for their annual autumn / winter meeting.

Lumia and Nick holding their PDC

Getting a Permaculture Design Certificate

In 2018 a public garden run by a non for profit organization suddenly re-branded themselves as a Permaculture. I had a longer discussion with their head gardener which I knew from one of the community gardens and a very short discussion with one of the “managers” who I knew from Transition Town.

Kevätmessut garden Alice in Wonderland center piece

Kevätmessut 2018 Experiences

Better late than never, right? The Kevätmessut fair took place 12. - 15.04.2018 and I am only now writing about it. But I thought it would be a shame not to write, so here it is.

DIY Biogas Workshop at Sedu Ilmajoki, Finland

A biogas workshop about small scale biogas at Sedu Ilmajoki

On the 25th of April 2018 Lumia and I drove to Ilmajoki. We got invited by Jyrki Ilves to hold a Biogas workshop at SEDU. SEDU is a versatile education and training provider which operates in the South Ostrobothnia region in Finland. 

Basemant digester in Pensylvania USA

Biogas Part 3 - food, storage and usage

Last part of the Biogas article originally written for Elonkehä. I suggest to read part 1 then part 2 before the article below. 

Permakulttuuri Nyt event at Annala Helsinki

An afternoon with the Finnish Permaculture community

On the 21st of April the Finnish Permaculture Association (FPA) hosted "Permakulttuuri Nyt!" at Annala in Helsinki. About 50 - 60 permaculture enthusiast were present during the event.

Oars Digester at Dickinson College USA

Biogas Part 2 - the DIY digester and process values

Part 2 of our 3 part biogas series. If you haven't read part 1 we suggest to read part one first and then come back here. 

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From the Glog

This Fall's Garden Harvest in One Post

Bean harvest 2017

Fall 2017 has been somewhat crazy. Perhaps there'll be a little retrospect on it later, but for now let's look at some of the delicious veggies we were able to harvest this autumn from our annuals garden.

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Delicious Zucchini Chips in a white bowl
Onions hanging to dry
Mashed Finnish lingonberries
Mega Zucchini ready for seed collection
Pumpkin flower
Blooming Zucchini Plant
First Snow Flakes Falling on Finish Soil
Sea Buckthorn Harvest