All posts tagged permaculture

Ecobrick Edible Garden in Action

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 11:52pm by russs.net Comments Off
Ecobrick Edible Garden in Action

Our pilot Ecobrick Food Forest Garden is in full bloom at Balili elementary. I took this shot three days ago as several students enjoyed their lunch surrounded by vegetables, herbs and edible leaves. Note the ready-hanging beans and eggplant in the top of the photo! These students often have humble lunches– the center girl had only rice and a hotdog […]

Balili Ecobrick Park Ready for Planting

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 7:23pm by Russell Maier Comments Off
Balili Ecobrick Park Ready for Planting

We’ve been working hard to develop a pilot Ecobrick park to showcase the simplest, lowest-cost, Ecobrick construction methods.  Our park in Balili, Bontoc, Mt. Province, Philippines is now complete!  The park shows how trash (approximately 1000 large sacs of plastic) can be transformed through minimum cost for maximum utility– not only was all that trash kept out of […]

The Salvation of Humanity

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 2:38pm by russs.net Comments Off
The Salvation of Humanity

I visited the remote village of Lakmaan with a friend a month ago. The visit and what I saw had profound effect on me that I haven’t been able to shake. I believe I experienced first hand the salvation of humanity.

It was a rather mundane visit to a beautiful place. My friend had a meeting at the community hall. She […]