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Joshua Finch

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  • Joined: 10/06/2011
  • Last Updated: 26/09/2011
  • Location: Helsinki, Finland
  • Climate Zone: Cold Temperate
  • Gender: Male
  • Web site: 60npermaculture.tumblr.com



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    Black Snake Homestead Our Tomorrow Permaculture Homestead Earthway Experience Permaculture Center Al Baydha Project

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alex jackson Ann Cantelow António Monteiro Deb Pepperdine francine chanover João Gonçalves Mari Korhonen Nicolas Remy sarah daillo Tanja Tuulia Korvenmaa Teemu Yliselä Yordanka Yordanova

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About Joshua Finch

In June 2012, I emigrated from the United States to live a happier, more fulfilling life with my wife in Finland. Although I hold a BA in History, I want to pursue a life as a permaculture designer and aid worker because permaculture offers a way towards satiating my innate desire to be a part of the natural world in a positive way.

I came to permaculture after exploring ways that we can directly effect change after becoming disillusioned with more conventional protest methods. Instead of asking others to change their lives, I believe it is more important that we live our values and help others who wish to make a transition from a life based upon consumption. My first permaculture project is an ongoing transformation of my parent's property in North Carolina to a forest garden back-yard and perhaps an open meadow of natives in the south-facing front. Although in the hands of my family now, I have full confidence that it will continue to thrive.

Here in Finland, my family and I have begun to implement some basic permaculture design at our summer cottage in southeastern Finland.

I am involved in a rooftop garden project at The Cable Factory in Helsinki as well as other urban farming projects there such as the Turntable in Pasila and the edible park at Mustikkamaa.

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PDC Complete at long last

Rebooting from an intense 2 week course over in Sweden.

Posted over 1 year ago (0 comments)

New profile bio

Says it all.

Posted about 2 years ago (0 comments)

Fall/Winter Crop

We've started planting our fall/winter garden

Posted about 3 years ago (0 comments)