"Cherie, thanks for the warm welcome! I'm not yet committed yet to the shagbark guild, so I'll post just a summary in this thread. The Permaculture database has lots more info on plant characteristics and uses. In fact, each plant is linked…"
"Hi Joel, this is great info; thanks for sharing. I added a thread for local projects in case you'd like to add info there about your own project as it evolves. Also, I'd love to hear more about the shagbark hickory guild.…"
"Hi, I'm new to the guild and am planning an edible forest garden in my front yard near Chilhowee Park. The lot slopes SSE and has partial to full sun. I have two mature apple trees at the bottom edge adjacent the street.
My growing experience…"
"Many of you may have already read this excellent rticle from the Post-Carbon folks. But if you haven't it really hits at the core of what a transition struggle is about to me. Not so much being able to change the trajectory of climate change or…"
"Sorry, I just found this discussion again. Another big issue related to climate change is the types of crops we need from other parts of the country. We need corn and other grains to raise our own eggs, poultry etc. Planning/ developing locally…"
"This seems relevant.
The link is for a regenerative earthworks workshop or "drought-proofing". I've worked with Cliff on and off of his farm and he has shown himself to be talented…"
Why are you interested in joining the guild? (If you are outside the Knoxville region, why are you interested in joing the guild?)
I'm interested in connecting with other similarly minded people to work toward a real local food system. I believe that permaculture and passive technologies are our best bet for sustainability if enough of us put them into practice.
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