Monthly Archives: April 2014

As the warm weather begins and summer approaches there are some amazing opportunities for communities to take back their streets! This image is from Montreal in the summer of 2013 and shows the potential to convert existing parking spots to parks, patios, and other uses that capitalize on existing underutilized spaces. Plus they are portable […]

Permaculture Design Course in Tanzania May 26 – June 6, 2014 Robert Cook, The Permaculture Research Institute Following the success of our three PDCs in 2012 and 2013, foodwatershelter is pleased to offer you the chance to join USA-based instructor Steve Whitman and a team of local teachers in Arusha, Tanzania from May 26th to June […]

Indoor composting toilet, bio-shelter thermal battery, and low-maintenance gardens During a quick visit to his home in Plymouth, New Hampshire, Steve Whitman tells me about his neat indoor composting toilet, and gives me a quick tour of his bio-shelter, where he explains the thermal battery design used for storing heat. He also talks about replacing […]

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