Monthly Archives: October 2014
The future of this site is not at stake. The site will continue to be a permaculture garden long into the future. Fernwood NRG is hosting this meeting to hear ideas from stakeholders so the site can thrive
On September 19th, Lotus wrote: The Spring Ridge Commons has been leased/managed by the Fernwood Community Association, Lifecycles and the Fernwood NRG. It was formerly a gravel parking lot, it is now a green oasis, a growing and vibrant … Continue reading
I was glad to have the opportunity to listen to so many thoughtful comments about how to maintain the value of this space.
So many thoughtful people talking candidly about a beloved space! I hope this conversation and subsequent ones help the FNRG to rededicate themselves to preserving Spring Ridge Commons as an unfenced permaculture site of unique community and cultural importance. Bravo … Continue reading
Over 15 years ago a team of young enthusiastic youth from Lifecycles worked with community members to create the Spring Ridge Commons. I spent half a year with that team and saw the simple beginnings of what has become a … Continue reading
Dear friends of Springridge, I am writing today in lieu of attending the meeting this evening. Sadly, I have to travel to Vancouver this afternoon for a meeting early tomorrow. I am a long time steward and friend of the … Continue reading
Permaculture is a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, environmental design, construction and integrated water resources management that develops sustainable architecture, regenerative and self-maintained habitat and agricultural systems modeled from natural ecosystems. The term permaculture (as a systematic method) was … Continue reading