Bamboo Resources for Permaculture (fwd)
london at sunsite.unc.edu
Sun Oct 8 01:10:25 EDT 1995
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From: steved at ncatfyv.uark.edu (Steve Diver)
Subject: Bamboo Resources for Permaculture
Date: 6 Oct 1995 20:52:51 -0000
Organization: sustag-public mailing list
*Bamboo Resources for Permaculture-mg*
A fine article on "Bamboo in Permaculture Design"
was published in TEMPERATE BAMBOO QUARTERLY, Spring-Summer
1995, Volume 2, Nos. 1-2, pages 12-16, 45-47.
The article was written by Rick Valley of Northern Groves,
P.O. Box 86291, Portland, OR 97286-0291 (503) 774-6353
The articles touches on:
Bamboo and erosion
Bioengineering and bamboo
Pioneering a bamboo agroforestry
A bamboo guild
Animals in the bamboo guild
Native or non-native
The importance of culture & placement
A sample design
TEMPERATE BAMBOO QUARTERLY is a fantastic newsletter on
this multi-purpose plant. It is published by permaculture
activists Sue and Adam Turtle. They founded the Southeast
Chapter of the American Bamboo Society in 1990. They
also run a nursery with dozens of bamboo species.
TEMPERATE BAMBOO QUARTERLY
Earth Advocates Research Facility
30 Myers Rd.
Summertown, TN 39483-9768
$24/year; Single copies $8
A bamboo production resource package is available
through ATTRA (Appropriate Technology for Rural Areas),
the national sustainable farming information center located
at the University of Arkansas. It highlights farm uses of
temperate bamboos, and lists contacts, resources, and articles.
Included is a listing of U.S.D.A. bulletins and other
publications specific to temperate climates.
P.O. Box 3657
Fayetteville, AR 72702
askattra at ncatfyv.uark.edu
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