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Thaddeus Dombrowski
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Dave R. Mason replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"So - the dust bowls on the plains of the early 1900's essentially didn't teach us anything????? ... Industrial agriculture is needed to satisfy the growing demand for food... Industrial agriculture doesn't have the resources nor do…"
Nov 24, 2011
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"A lot of good possibilities and a lot of potential obstacles -- but good ideas continue :-)"
Oct 26, 2011
Thaddeus Dombrowski replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"I suppose people could just decide to go out there and start doing it.  But, from what I saw in the two articles I linked to, there's some concern at the official levels of state government.  My thinking is that a properly drawn-up…"
Oct 25, 2011
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"Yes, creating the swales or rock barriers would function that way, naturally with or without more.  Maybe a volunteer group of people who could simply choose a section and begin creating the cordons perreux in clusters - say each one being a…"
Oct 25, 2011
Thaddeus Dombrowski replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"Katherine,   Thanks.  That's good information.  Especially on Cordons Perreux, which I haven't heard of before.  At least, not in that way. When I was in Lesotho with the Peace Corps, we used rocks piled into erosion…"
Oct 25, 2011
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"Hi Thaddeus,   I think I understood what you were saying.  I did a lot of research into the reclamation of land after reading a wonderful article in National Geo (September 2009) on Zai (or bit basin farming) in the sub-sahara, and the use…"
Oct 24, 2011
Thaddeus Dombrowski replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"Hi Catherine, I may not have explained the situation adequately.  I did post a blog about this, but it never got approved and has since disappeared from the site.  Not sure why. Within my blog I linked to two separate articles.  The…"
Oct 24, 2011
Catherine, The Herb Lady replied to Thaddeus Dombrowski's discussion Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?
"Hi Thaddeus,   A big problem excacerbated by abandoned farms and developers that scape the ground and then do not build.  You might check out Desert Harvesters:  http://www.desertharvesters.org/  for information on native…"
Oct 23, 2011
Thaddeus Dombrowski posted a discussion

Is there a permiculture solution to the problem of dust storms?

I just posted a blog about the problem of dust storms here in the Phoenix area.  I'm creating this forum as a companion to the blog.  I'm inviting anyone and everyone interested in exploring the creation of a solution to post your thoughts here.This is no easy problem to tackle.  As a starting place, I would encourage you, if you are interested, to…See More
Oct 23, 2011
Thaddeus Dombrowski replied to Sue Wefel's discussion "Wonderful" Pomegranate question
"My pomegranates seem to be at their best around Thanksgiving.  I'm not sure, but is it possible they'll turn red inside with more time on the shrub?"
Oct 23, 2011

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