Homesteading in Central Virginia
I spent a good amount of time this year between taking the class (72 hours of lecture), reading materials, and actually working on my design submission for Permaculture Design Certificate. For those not familiar, Permaculture is defined by Wikipedia as: ... a branch of ecological design, ecological engineering, environmental design, construction
Joel Salatin is a relatively infamous Virginia farmer who writes numerous books and has pioneered and popularized various rotational grazing and care-of-the-earth techniques in recent years. This video is a great, brief video on part of his philosophy and how he also views his work as Biblical in nature.
I first heard about Sepp Holzer from Jack Spirko at The Surival Podcast, in one of his many, many episodes on Permaculture. Sepp is a pretty fascinating farmer in Austria. He discovered many of the same driving principles of Permaculture in parallel to Bill Mollison in Australia, but completely independent