Author Archives: Ed Sanderson

A Productive May

May was a very productive month at Sycamore Commons. The garden is abundant with colourful fragrant flowers, aromatic herbs, luscious fruit, and buzzing bees.  There were lots of strawberries, bundles  of sage, and a few mushrooms. With plenty more goodies … Continue reading

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Let’s Garden

It takes a community to raise a garden! Join us for a community work bee at Sycamore Commons Permaculture Project (Townsite Anglican Church on Sycamore Street) this Saturday from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. On the menu will be planting, mulching,composting, … Continue reading

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Bioremediation

Last weekend we had a great workshop on bioremediation, or healing contaminated soil. Our teacher, Leila Darwish was enthusiastic, entertaining and highly informative. Friday evening Leila delivered a trainload of  information on how to clean up contaminated sites, using beneficial … Continue reading

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Earth Repair Workshop

Toxic Realities and Radical Remedies: A Grassroots Bioremediation Intensive with Leila Darwish FRIDAY NIGHT PRESENTATION & SATURDAY FULL-DAY COURSE Friday, April 4th: 7–9pm / Saturday, April 5th: 9am–3pm Townsite Anglican Church, 6310 Sycamore Street —— Pay What You Can Are … Continue reading

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2013 Design Course

  I feel very honoured to have been a student in Powell River’s second permaculture design course in 2013. Now, as we move into 2014, and prepare for another season of permaculture activities, I’d like to do a recap of … Continue reading

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