Learning Basic Bamboo Joinery With Indonesian Carpenters by Arch Daily

The following article was written by and posted on Arch Daily during the November edition of Bamboo U. The main objective of the BambooU build and design course is to promote bamboo as a green building material, and to provide tools to architects, designers, builders, engineers, and carpenters from all over the world to value this material and increase its [...]

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“Most people want to be good people” Reflections by Orin Hardy

“Most people want to be good people—they want to make the world a better place but feel disempowered. It is our hope that people come here and leave with a sense of inspiration and feel empowered to make their dreams possible in relation to sustainable agriculture, permaculture and in relation to making the world a [...]

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Bamboo Design & Build Course | February Edition

Bamboo. The mighty plant of the tropics. The King (and Queen) of natural building. It stands tall in sheltered valleys, grows at a fascinating pace, and is gracefully flexible, strong and beautiful. Let’s face it, bamboo is why many people come to Green School. Combine this abundant material with the Balinese craftsmen and a creative design team.. [...]

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The Kul Kul Farm’s 1st Birthday Celebration

Last Sunday we celebrated The Kul Kul Farm's 1st Birthday, Orin's 28th, and International Permaculture Day.... Yes, it was a big day! Its hard to believe only a year has gone by since we opened our farm doors. Its been beautiful, overwhelming, challenging, but incredibly rewarding.

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HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN WORM FARM

Worm farms are a fast and easy way to create microbial rich compost from manure and green waste such as food scraps and garden trimmings. This compost is known as ‘vermicompost’ and is a great way to fertilize your garden and seedlings. Worm castings are full of beneficial micro organisms and fertilizer that will keep your soil happy.

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Ubud Now and Then | Back to The Land

Canadian writer, gardener and poet Cat Wheeler has lived in Bali since 2000. She is the co-founder of Slow Food Bali. She recently interviewed Orin and other Indonesian farmers on the island who've found their way back to the land.

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Modern Farmers of Bali

The trio recognizes the hard truth about agricultural finances, so they’ve expanded beyond fruits and veggies to host farming workshops and will soon begin hawking garden supplies online. “Young people here don’t see a future in farming,” Hardy says of Bali’s tourism-driven economy. “But I don’t see a future without farming.”

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Your Green School Veggie Basket

This year The Kul Kul Farm is helping to manage the Green School gardens. This first thing we wanted to do is make the Green School veggies accessible to staff and faculty. This week is our first trial! Almost 20 people signed up. Check out what's in your basket...

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