Author Archives: Justin Hitt

About Justin Hitt

Justin Hitt is a Permaculture Design Consultant with more than two decades of experience with organic gardening. He teaches the practical application of critical thinking, entrepreneurial ecology, and homestead management. Practical insights for practitioners, estate owners, and homesteaders.

The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming

Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food.  An interesting read.

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Martinsville VA Eco-House 2019 Project Update

An exciting year for the Martinsville Eco-House, part of Prosperity Homestead’s Permaculture Demonstration Site. From corrective brick work on chimney and old furnace exhaust, to timbering the property to correct erosion problems.

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Here’s How You Garden on Impossible Steep Sloping Land

Start gardening on steep sloping land with Hannah Maloney. How you can grow more fruits and vegetables on impossible land using ancient methods.

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How This Common Problem of Wandering Dogs Decreases Property Values

It’s not always your neighbors’ dogs who are bad for barking. Sometimes a naughty wandering dog is the problem. This one regularly works up the neighbor’s dogs, marks yards, and craps in flower beds.

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For affluent home owners and entrepreneurs who want maximum utility from their land.  Environmental solutions that boost your lifestyle.  Click here for instant access to articles, resources, and insights for more sustainable living.