Peak Moment: Suburban Permaculture with Janet Barocco and Richard Heinberg

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06 Mar 2008 | |
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Tour Janet and Richard's quarter acre for an example of what's possiblein suburbia. Their front yard of edible plants also provides habitatfor birds and insects. The backyard radiates out from an herb andkitchen garden to vegetable beds and containers; 25 fruit and nuttrees; and a restful Zen garden. Near a future pond is a "threesisters" spiral of corn, beans and squashes. Check out their rainwatercatchment barrels system, solar ovens, grid-tied photovoltaics withbackup batteries, a low-energy house, solar-heated garden room, and acomfortable "summer palace" of natural & salvaged materials. (www.richardheinberg.com) Episode 100.

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