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Workshop Call Out!

Snow's Hillhouse Microfarm is looking ahead to fall and learning time! If you're inspired to lead a workshop on permaculture, including green building,  communications, food production, waste reduction, or related topics, please get in touch to discuss how we might work together. Here are some topics that seem interesting to us: Principles of Permaculture (What [...]

By | 2017-07-30T14:19:31+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Workshops|0 Comments

No current openings

The microfarm currently doesn't any openings. We occasionally need to hire someone on a short term basis, or have volunteer opportunities. If you'd like to be considered for these opportunities, please send a resume to paula@hillhousefarm.ca

By | 2017-07-30T14:07:22+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Jobs|0 Comments

Preparing the permaculture garden canvas

Preparing the canvas is the beginning of any painting. What you paint on determines, to a large degree, the quality of the outcome. I know a painter that used oil paints on slabs of wood when he couldn’t afford canvas. The slabs were sometimes planed and polished, and sometimes left raw. Two totally different effects [...]

By | 2017-06-14T06:58:02+00:00 June 17th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Divide and conquer

It’s exponential. Remember that concept from grade school? “Use exponentially when you want to say that something's increasing quickly by large amounts. Your friends and colleagues will be pleased to hear that your vocabulary is growing exponentially. The root of exponentially is the French verb exponere, meaning “to put out.”” Hahaha. ‘To put out’. That’s what can happen, when you get a [...]

By | 2017-05-24T18:44:00+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments