Permaculture adventures

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by farmgirlhanna, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. farmgirlhanna

    farmgirlhanna Hatching

    Apr 24, 2017
    Had chickens for a year. Adventuring into permaculture following Justin rhodes. Also trying to build a homestead ! Thanks y'all !
  2. Wandercreek

    Wandercreek Chirping

    Apr 24, 2017
    Texas Hill Country
    Hi farmgirlhanna! [​IMG]

    Awesome that you're getting into permaculture! Justin Rhodes is quite entertaining and his family is adorable! I'm taking Geoff Lawton's permaculture design course right's amazing. Can't wait to get my PDC.
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best
  4. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Crowing

    Feb 23, 2010
    How's that working for you so far, Farm Girl Hanna?

    For those who don't know yet, Justin Rhodes is in the North
    Carolina climate with his farm. All things he does may need
    to be tweaked for your climate zone.

    But a Way interesting subject if we can get Hanna to tell us
    how it's working so far? Just chickens, or cattle, the whole

    Whatever she feels like bringing to the table.

    Meanwhile, PDC refers to Permaculture Design Certificate
    I believe. A whole lot of work while you get it figured out.

    Spook...wanting to hear from these people.
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under farmgirlhanna [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some good starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  6. Wandercreek

    Wandercreek Chirping

    Apr 24, 2017
    Texas Hill Country
    Chickens are the perfect 'starter' animal for getting into permaculture management on farms, homesteads, etc. They are truly little workhorses that give back more than they get. The word 'sustainable' gets tossed about a lot these days, but with permaculture, the goal is much more than just being sustainable. It's about designing with nature instead of against it, helping the land become regenerative once it is meant to be.

    Spookwriter is is definitely a way interesting subject. A quick search showed nothing recent in the threads here for permaculture. Perhaps a thread dedicated to this subject is in order?

    And yes, PDC refers to Permaculture Design Certificate.
  7. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Free Ranging

    Jul 13, 2016
    My Coop
    I watch Justin Rhodes videos on youtube!!! [​IMG]
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture

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