Iowa researchers hoping to find new crop in potato bean

By Julie Ferrell Staff Writer   Two Iowa State University researchers are studying an […]

Iowa State University researchers Steven and Ethy Cannon show Apios americana, the potato bean plants they are researching at a community garden on 13th Street and Ridgewood Avenue in Ames. Photo by Nirmalendu Majumdar/Ames Tribune

How to create a woodland where everything is edible

Forest gardening is an ancient system with modern relevance, based on planting fruit, herbs and […]


Agriculture needs to take a few steps back, forget modern styles

By Courtney White ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s easy to forget that, once upon a time, all […]


Life in Matavenero ecoVillage, Spain

It was ruined, overgrown, and without road access. Collectively the villagers care for 3,000 hectares […]


Spin City: Passion for pedal-powered permaculture

By Karen Kefauver If you’re headed south along the coast next Tuesday, there’s a chance you’ll […]

Ken Foster and Rupert Poole are thrilled to have bikes back in the Terra Nova fleet. (Shmuel Thaler -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)

The Biomimicrist: Can biomimicry tackle our toughest water problems?

By Ben Goldfarb Bruce Kania stood over an open trapdoor, peering down precipitous stairs into a […]


A movement for saving the environment: permaculture

One of the most important challanges facing the world is how to save the natural […]


Transition’s founder: From protesting to permaculture

Rob Hopkins, who is widely regarded as the founder of the Transition movement, was always […]