Fresh Future Farm in the news

Check out this great article on Fresh Future Farm and what Germain Jenkins and Nick Tittle are doing in Charleston South Carolina.  Please come out and support our event on January  24 from 12-4 p.m at Holy City…

Roundwood Strawbale house in the Belgian Ardennes

In the autumn of 2014, Surplus members Brecht and Geoffroy were building a strawbale house in the Ardennes of Belgium. Both bold and creative in its design, it uses almost purely reclaimed and natural materials.

Solar / Wind Install in Western Massachussetts

In the summer of 2014, Surplus team member Brecht installed a wind / solar system in Western Massachussetts. This system serves both as an energy source and as a back up for Richard and his family.

Off grid solar setup

In the summer of 2014, Brecht designed and implemented an off grid solar system in the middle of Detroit city.

Win Win Reactor

Win Win Reactor is Detroit's Permasculture Resource center. We firmly believe in the power of one’s own abilities and love to live in the awe of skill-building & individual know-how.

New main building for The Panya Project

In January 2013, Christian Shearer and Geoffroy Godeau of the Surplus Design team coordinated and supervised the rebuild of the biggest natural building ever built at the Panya Project.

People’s Grocery

In December 2013, Surplus Permaculture Design had the opportunity to collaborate on a new perennial garden design with People's Grocery, an Oakland California based non-profit dedicated to providing food rights and justice.  “People’s Grocery operates at the intersection…

Medical Incinerator

In the spring of 2014, Brecht built a high temperature incinerator for the NGO 'Vivir en Amor'. The medical incinerator provides them with a sustainable waste management solution, so they can safely dispose of their most toxic waste.

Life ChanYuan Sustainability Audit

Brecht and Nick were asked to do a full permaculture evaluation of all the systems in the three branches of the Chinese Ecovillage Life ChanYuan. The sites equal 600 hundred acres, spread out over three branches, each having…

The Art of Living Permaculture Site

Venkatesh Dharmraj, along with Brecht Deriemaeker and Nick Tittle as consultants from the Surplus Permaculture Design team, designed to develop seven acres of degraded land that was offered by the Art of Living Foundation.