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Daniel Halsey

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  • Joined: 02/02/2011
  • Last Updated: 02/02/2011
  • Location: Prior Lake, MN, United States
  • Climate Zone: Cold Temperate
  • Gender: Male
  • Web site: SouthwoodsCenter.com



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    vegarden Ti Lorien, Haiti Quail Springs Permaculture Sailchearnach PRI Tipuana Farm, CA, USA Jubilee Fruits & Vegetables Farm PRI Tap o' Noth, Scotland The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece) The Centre for Urban Agriculture in Alberta

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About Daniel Halsey

Biography
Daniel Halsey is a PRI certified permaculture designer and teacher for the Permaculture Research Institute, and a board member for PRI/USA. Daniel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Temperate Climate Polyculture Design and Masters of Professional Studies degree in Horticulture.

During his twenty-five year career he has developed skills in graphic design and illustration, which he uses to illustrate the plant systems he designs for transforming farms and ornamental landscapes to edible forest gardens and sustainable systems.

Dan and Ginny live on a twenty-five acre wetland Savannah called SouthWoods, in Prior Lake, Minnesota, USA where they have manage self-sustaining forest gardens of fruiting trees, shrubs and nut crops. SouthWoods incorporates permaculture principals in all aspects of living.

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Open House for Designers and the Public

Sunday August 17 SouthWoods-10 Years of Permaculture Open House and Book Launch Party Come see a permaculture homestead and talk to permaculture designers and enthusiasts. 

Posted 25 days ago (0 comments)

PRI Tap o' Noth

The Newest Master Plan site in cooperation with PRI/USA. A historical, archeological, and ecological education resource near Rynie, Scotland.

Posted about 1 month ago (0 comments)

Integrated Forest Gardening, The Book

The Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems

Posted about 1 month ago (0 comments)

Prime Homestead in the Virginia, USA Hills. Woodland, Pasture, and Creek supplying continuous resources.

Keeping the stream pure with all the activity is a challenge, but a priority.

Posted 3 months ago (0 comments)

Amish Farmer Turns to Permaculture for Design. A Seamless Transition

This farmer was intrigued by permaculture and was amazed at the benefits from transforming to an integrated Food Forest Grazing System. The minimal loss of open acreage returned increased forage crops, new livestock opportunities, and harvestable windbrea

Posted 3 months ago (3 comments)

First Food Forest for Minneapolis

Install date May 17-18, 2014 PDF at southwoodsforestgardens.blogspot.com

Posted 3 months ago (0 comments)

Virginia Homestead Design

More Ponds! More Ponds! I need more Ponds! How many cows can you rotational graze on 31 acres?

Posted 4 months ago (3 comments)

Dream of Wild Health Design

A ten acre farm turns from row crops to perennial harvests.

Posted 4 months ago (2 comments)

A Legacy Landscape

Transitioning long fallowed fields to woodland pasture, perennial crops, and orchards requires a multi-layered agro-ecosystem design. After extensive site assessment accounting for climate, soil ecology, geology and existing ecological systems, we start

Posted 4 months ago (0 comments)

Thermal Mass and Insulation, Local Conditions Dictate the Function

Notes from SouthWoods Advanced Permaculture Series Thermal Mass and Insulation, Local Conditions Dictate the Function.

Posted 4 months ago (0 comments)

SouthWoods Permaculture is now PRI SouthWoods

In preparation for SouthWoods to be a PRI Master Plan Site, we are changing our name to join the family of educational sites aligned with the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia.

Posted 5 months ago (1 comments)

Sustainable Revolution

PRI/USA is proud to announce the publication of Sustainable Revolution by Juliana Birnbaum and Louis Fox. In 2009 PRI/USA supported Birnbaum and Fox by becoming their fiscal agent as they collected funds for the production of their new book and began to t

Posted 6 months ago (0 comments)

Time to update the original SouthWoods master plan.

Not everything is on there, but it is a pretty good representation of the functional spaces.

Posted 9 months ago (0 comments)

POLYCULTURE DESIGN

GRADUATE COURSE APS 5101

Posted 9 months ago (2 comments)

Integrated Forest Gardening

This book is the first, and most comprehensive, guide about plant guilds ever written, and covers in detail both what guilds are and how to design and construct them, complete with extensive color photography and design illustrations. Included is informat

Posted 10 months ago (0 comments)

Conference on Climate Adaptation Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul

250 people showed up for the conference. It was great information from an ecological standpoint. Horrific for the uninitiated.

Posted 10 months ago (0 comments)

The Natural Capital™ Plant Database

The database is working very well and I encourage all permaculture designers to try it out. Especially the spreadsheet download. Let me know if you would like a free access for a time to try it out.

Posted 10 months ago (0 comments)

They asked why we should be given start up funds for a community farm.

They just need the obvious in writing I guess.

Posted over 1 year ago (0 comments)

Fascine, Revetments, and Wattle Hurdle

This year I have been in Haiti after a downgraded hurricane, and then in New Jersey a week after Sandy.While in New Jersey two tornadoes passed by my old house. What does they have in common?

Posted almost 2 years ago (0 comments)

Permaculture part of coursework at the University of Minnesota

After some years of working my way up the academic ladder (not far up really) and making permaculture a common topic, it is now a main component in a graduate horticulture course I will be teaching next summer.

Posted almost 2 years ago (1 comments)

Shipping Container Shed

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Diversity Affecting the Fitness Landscape for Insects, A Complex Adaptive System

In a recent class in Complex Adaptive Systems, I wanted to find a new way to relate the effects of diversity models on insect patterns and the resulting plant benefits.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Perpetual Community Garden Design

Four installed. 4 more on the calendar. It is a combination keyhole and field crop design with vegetated fence.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)