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About microfarmer

On a mission.. to share my passion.. for growing pure food in a thriving soil.. other related passions include.. agroforestry, woodcraft, natural materials, alternative/ appropriate tech., travelling and learning, food and herbal medicine. Working co-operatively to create meaningful livliehoods and innovative solutions

Gosling on community renewable energy co-operatives

Originally posted on Concerned Co-operators:
In the News some time ago, Paul Gosling said that reducing energy consumption in order to cut carbon emissions – thereby mitigating climate change – is one of the major political, social and economic challenges…

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Enzymes, Pro-biotics, Chelators and other mysterious medicines

Enzymes, Pro-biotics, Chelators and other mysterious medicines.

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Fracking by Stealth – it’s starting in Antrim!

Originally posted on Good Energies Alliance Ireland:
It’s called Fracking by Stealth – companies apply for permission to drill, not to frack. They take the position that drilling is harmless and the UK Government agrees with them – no Environmental…

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How to make your own polytunnel

Originally posted on Gardening & Permaculture Design:
The first step is deciding where you want to possition the tunnel and how big you want to make it. The garden here runs North South with the house at the southern end.…

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The Secret’s In The Soil

“The soil is the great connector of lives, the source and destination of all. It is the healer and restorer and resurrector, by which disease passes into health, age into youth, death into life. Without proper care for it we … Continue reading

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Imbolc- The celebration of new beginnings.. and Mother Nature.

Today we pagans celebrate Imbolc [meaning in-belly], an ancient Celtic festival which pays homage to the lengthening of the days, the first signs of Spring and a time to start making preparations for the growing season ahead. The catholic church … Continue reading

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Quicksilver bullets – A story of toxic exposure from the mercury in amalgam fillings

It was once believed to be safe practice, in some countries [like Ireland] it still is, but there is now a mountain of evidence indicating that amalgam tooth fillings, which contain a healthy dose of mercury, can be extremely harmful … Continue reading

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PERMAPICULTURA – DOMINGO 9 DE FEVEREIRO – ALDEIA DAS AMOREIRAS

Aldeia das Amoreiras Odemira Domingo 9 Fevereiro 9h30 – 12h30 Introdução à PERMAPICULTURA com Duarte Alvim Como adaptar uma colmeia convencional? Como comprar um enxame e adaptá-lo às nossas colmeias? Propostas de construção de caça enxames adaptados a este método.…

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Jose Mujica – El Presidente de Uruguay, talks to Al Jazeera

This interview gives us an insight into the philosophy and beliefs of what must be one of the most progressive and admirable leaders of our time. What would our world look like if his counterparts followed his lead?

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Mr. T. Mc Kenna at his best

“You can see the thumb-prints of editors on the film of our reality, if you pay enough attention” Terence McKenna

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