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- Natural Capital Plant Database
- TC Permaculture Plant Index
- List of Uncommon Cold Hardy Fruit Trees (Gardening Zones 3 – 7)
- Herb Monographs on HerbRally
- Neighborhood Gardens Trust – Helping urban gardeners aquire rights to garden in vacant lots. They also help provide tax exemptions and liability coverage for urban gardeners.
- Philly Urban Farming Network Google Group
- Phig Blog
- Philly Orchard Project
- Permaculture Philadelphia Facebook Group
- Philadelphia Permaculture Society
- Eastern Pennsylvania Permaculture Guild
- Mycopolitan – Gourmet Mushroom Cultivators – Gourmet Mushroom growers
- Chicken Mushrooms Blog
- North Philly Peace Park
- Philadelphia Urban Farming Network Listserv
- MUFN – Mycopolitan Urban Farming Network Listserv
- Wild Foodies of Philadelphia – A group for wild food foragers
- Philadelphia Land Bank – The website for the proposed land bank to help aquire tax delinquent properties and sell them to people who want to improve the community
- Philadelphia Land Bank detals
- Grounded in Philly – A list of vacant properties in Philly
- Backyard Fruit Growers – A Pennsylvania Backyard Fruit Growers Network
- DEPermaculture – Delaware Permaculture Network – Classes, Workshops, etc)
- Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ)
- Wild West Philly – Wild West Philly is a group of young naturalists with two missions 1. Provide environmental education in West Philadelphia, and 2. Promote the fantastic green spaces in this part of the city.
- Green Philly Blog – a blog about sustainable living in Philadelphia.
- Legal Advice for Philadelphia Urban Gardeners / Farmers – Need help starting a non-profit urban ag business? VIP free Legal clinics help provide limited legal services and assistance to clients in their own neighborhoods. These limited representation programs are an innovative way to give clients the information they need to be aware of their legal rights and be familiar with the legal process.
- Farming Philly blog – A blog about urban farming in Philadelphia
- Seed-Balls.com is a shop where you can buy seed balls filled with many native flowers, medicinal, edible, and beautiful plants. They’re $1 per seed ball with discounts as you buy more.
Native Plant Nurserys
- Green Light Nursery – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Redbud Nursery – Glen Mills, PA
- Pinelands Nursery – Columbus, NJ
- NomadSeed – Online only
- D&R Greenway Land Trust – Princeton, NJ
- Greensgrow Farms – Kensington, Philadelphia, PA
- Triple Oaks Nursery – Franklinville, NJ
Local Permaculture Design Consultants
If you are a Permaculture Designer in the Philadelphia area and would like your business listed here, Contact Us!
- Forsyth Gardens
- Permanent Future Institute
- Healing Earth Arts
- Salsbury-Schweyer Inc.
- Gunman Permaculture
- Ben Weiss (Lancaster, Pa area) – email@example.com
Trenton, NJ Resources
- The Gandhi Garden – Urban Restoration and Guerilla Gardening group organized by the SAGE Coallition
- SAGE Coallition – Art Collective / Community Improvement group who do guerilla gardening and urban restoration in Trenton, NJ
- The Hive – A Makerspace Community of Art and Design
- The Permaculture Podcast with Scott Mann – Interviews with Permaculture experts. A podcast based out of Lancaster, PA
- Permaculture Voices Podcast – Great interviews and inspiring words
- Aquaponics Academy – Dr. Nate Storey from Bright Agrotech
- Homesteading and Permaculture with Paul Wheaton
- Learn Your Land Youtube channel – A great channel with tons of plant and mushroom identification info
- Introduction to Permaculture Youtube Channel – A playlist of Permaculture videos that describe some introductary concepts
- Geoff Lawton’s Free Permaculture Videos – Geoff Lawton is one of the students of Bill Mollison, the man who invented and coined the word, “Permaculture.” He also runs the Permaculture Design Institute in Australia.
- Paul Wheaton Youtube Channel – Tons of videos with cool tricks and ideas for living a life more harmonious with nature
- Growing Your Greens – Gardening
- Urban Farming Guys – Inspirational Urban Farming and Community building work being done in Kansas City.
- Bright Agrotech – Aquaponics Tutorials from experts in the industry, Dr. Nate Storey
- One Straw Revolution by Masinoba Fukuoka
- Mycellium Running by Paul Stamets
- The Market Gardener by Jean Martin Forteir
- Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway
Some Personal Recommendations
- Audio Dharma Pdcast – Buddhism Podcast
- Democracy Now – My favorite source of news
- The Luck of Birth Documentary
- The Essential Alan Watts Lectures
- Ishmael by Daniel Quinn (book)
- Tao: The Watercourse Way by Alan Watts (book)
- Siddhartha by Herman Hesse (book)
- The Man Who Quit Money by Mark Sundeen (book)
- Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky by Noam Chomsky (book)