A beginning

Episode 1. A beginning. 

Every journey of transformation starts somewhere. When I first sat down and decided I wanted to grow food in my backyard I didn't know how to begin. What was my goal? Fresh backyard veggies? A farming enterprise? And how did I want my space to interact with the needs of aesthetics, privacy and social space? 

In this first episode, I asked my friend Stephen Polk, a Professor of Permaculture at Naropa University in Boulder, to walk me through the basics of permaculture design and do a site analysis and assessment (A&A).