Dustin Bajer

Dustin Bajer is a teacher, permaculturalist, master gardener, and self-described network nerd living in Edmonton, Alberta. Raised in the country but living in the city, Dustin is passionate about design that combine natural and built elements.

Recent Blog Posts

Crowdsourcing A Hardy Food Forest Plant List
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A crowdsourced list of hardy food forest plants. Zone 4 or colder. Permaculture plant list. The post Crowdsourcing A Hardy Food Forest Plant List appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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Cultivate McCauley
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Cultivate McCauley
Where else in the City can you find such a deep history and culture of gardening? What other community has multiple community gardens and an orchard? I believe that McCauley has something special that's worth growing and sharing. I believe that McCauley is Edmonton's Gardening Community. The post...
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Don’t Wait. Plant Your Garden Early.
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Don’t Wait. Plant Your Garden Early.
Most Alberta gardeners plant their garden on the 3rd weekend in May? But do we have to wait that long? The post Don’t Wait. Plant Your Garden Early. appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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Humans Are Not A Disease
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Are we destroying the plants? Are humans really a disease taking over the world? I don't think so. The post Humans Are Not A Disease appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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School Container Gardening
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School containers gardening is an excellent way to start growing food in the classroom. Start with a single pot and scale up as you find success. The post School Container Gardening appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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Northlands Youth Beekeeping Club
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Northlands Youth Beekeeping Club
The Northlands Youth Beekeeping Club is made possible by the Prince Charles Charities and runs from May to November. The post Northlands Youth Beekeeping Club appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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Urban Food as a Response to Climate Change
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Urban Food as a Response to Climate Change
Urban Food-Producing System Inspired By Nature Can Mitigate Climate Change The post Urban Food as a Response to Climate Change appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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Win A Hardy Capilano Apricot Tree
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Complete this short survey for the chance to win a hardy apricot seedling grown from one of Edmonton’s historic Capilano apricot trees. Loading… The post Win A Hardy Capilano Apricot Tree appeared first on Dustin Bajer.
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Creating A Classroom Aquaponics System
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Creating A Classroom Aquaponics System
Why Set Up A Classroom Aquaponics System? Lots of classrooms have plants and fish, but not many consider combining the two in a symbiotic aquaponics system. Together, fish-waste provides water and nutrients to the plants while the plants clean the water for the fish. Though aquaponics systems con...
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The Long Tail Of Food
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The Long Tail Of Food
Food’s Missing Tail The long tail of food has the power to transform our entire food system. It’s diverse, local, unique, and sometimes illegal. Imagine that you could line up every conceivable food production activity and arrange them from most to least productive. On one end we̵...
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