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just finished an Upholstery - Textile BB Page
Make a Bolster Pillow

please review and change it into a BB page
 
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Good question Opalyn!  I'll run it past Paul.  We'd need to change about 1000 BBs to that format but it would make it much faster to figure out the requirements.  I'd love it if Gir Bot could find the requirements and show them to us when we certify but that is probably hoping for a lot...
 
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Paul and I talked about making certification go a bit easier.  Feel free to weigh in Here...
 
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https://permies.com/t/153794/pep-textiles/long-sleeved-sweater

I just finished knitting an adult sized, long sleeved sweater.
 
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Does anyone want to get cranking on writing BB posts for some of the PEA badges?  That is...  Permaculture Experience that can be done Anywhere.

The PEA Gardening, PEA Animal Care, PEA Community and PEA Roundwood Woodworking badges are all ready for their BBs.

Here's the thread for How to make a BB post.  It was written for PEP but by changing one letter it works for PEA.  

If you haven't done these before but want to join in, have at it.  But just do one before checking in to see how you're doing.

If you want to claim one of these badges all for yourself to knock out, please claim it in this thread.  For instance:  "I call dibs on Animal Care.  Gimme gimme gimme.  All you folks can just work on those other badges"

Go team!!!
 
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offering information for the dyeing section of the Straw Textile Badge
 
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Not quite PEP, but I just finished the 20 Badge Bits for PEA Gardening straw level.
 
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just finished Sew a Full-Bib Apron
please review and convert to a BB page.  I'll update the Textile page soon.
 
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Here is a page for the thyme infusion BB! I just wanted to get approval before I go and create more wiki pages.

Create an infusion of thyme leaves - PEP BB medicine.sand.thymeinfusion
Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

Logan, which badge is that for? Looks good to me so I'm going to get it set up & completely ready to go pending final approval from Mike H or Paul. They are very busy this week. I think it is OK for you to proceed with other BBs to help speed up the overall process. Just keep posting them here pending final approval. Thanks!

 
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Glad it wasn't a snake. Sand. Got it!
 
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And here are all of the missing (water) infusions:
Create an infusion of echinacea flowers or leaves - PEP BB medicine.sand.echinaceainfusion
Create an infusion of elder flowers or berries - PEP BB medicine.sand.elderinfusion
Create an infusion of fennel seeds - PEP BB medicine.sand.fennelinfusion
Create an infusion of ginger root - PEP BB medicine.sand.gingerinfusion
Create an infusion of hops flowers - PEP BB medicine.sand.hopsinfusion
Create an infusion of horsetail - PEP BB medicine.sand.horsetailinfusion
Create an infusion of lemon balm leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.lemonbalminfusion
Create an infusion of marshmallow root - PEP BB medicine.sand.marshmallowrootinfusion
Create an infusion of mullein leaf or root - PEP BB medicine.sand.mulleininfusion
Create an infusion of oatstraw - PEP BB medicine.sand.oatstrawinfusion
Create an infusion of raspberry leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.raspberryinfusion
Create an infusion of red clover blossom - PEP BB medicine.sand.redcloverinfusion
Create an infusion of rose hips, buds, or petals - PEP BB medicine.sand.roseinfusion
Create an infusion of rosemary leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.rosemaryinfusion
Create an infusion of slippery elm bark - PEP BB medicine.sand.slipperyelminfusion
Create an infusion of stinging nettle leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.stingingnettleinfusion
Create an infusion of strawberry leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.strawberryinfusion
Create an infusion of tulsi leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.tulsiinfusion
Create an infusion of uva ursi leaf - PEP BB medicine.sand.uvaursiinfusion
 
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Logan ... I got some input from senior staff & I'm going to start working on converting these to BBs tonight. At first glance the tinctures look like they're ready. The others seem to need a picture or a video like you put in the tinctures. A link to the specific herbs would be useful too. The basic idea is to give a complete novice something to help them get started. Can you add pix & useful links to all the non tinctures?
 
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Oops. I just noticed the tinctures have reference to a journal page. The journal is being eliminated. Please edit the journal page requirement out. It's only about the medicine now, not the journal.
 
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Mike Barkley wrote:Logan ... I got some input from senior staff & I'm going to start working on converting these to BBs tonight. At first glance the tinctures look like they're ready. The others seem to need a picture or a video like you put in the tinctures. A link to the specific herbs would be useful too. The basic idea is to give a complete novice something to help them get started. Can you add pix & useful links to all the non tinctures?

I can! I'll post here again once they're updated.
 
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This is for the missing Stinging Nettle Salve BB for the Sand badge.
Make a Stinging Nettle Salve - medicine.sand.stingingnettlesalve PEP BB
Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

Done. Thanks Bloom.

 
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The Natural Medicine Hot or Cold Infusion Thyme leaf link goes to a nonexistent page. Broken link?
 
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That's weird. Maybe? I don't know how/have the powers to fix the malfunctioning link, in any case.
 
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I think I got it all fixed now, and the main Natural Medicine thread should be all better now.

Thanks!
 
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Great! I've also just noticed that there are 2 BB's that seem VERY similar, with the same code in the foraging straw badge.
https://permies.com/wiki/146423/pep-foraging/Prepare-Dishes-Dish-List-foraging - foraging.straw.eightdishes - 1/2 point each (totaling 4 points)
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https://permies.com/wiki/146346/pep-foraging/Foraged-Dishes-foraging-straw-eightdishes - foraging.straw.eightdishes - 4 points
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Again, these seem to be more or less the same BB? one has a minimum species requirement & the other doesn't but that's mostly it. Any idea on what is going on here?
 
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https://permies.com/wiki/108234/pep-animal-care/PEP-BB-animal-sand-mulberry#885173

This one might need the requirements edited to allow a longer video time. The first poster had enough seeds but the 2 minute video only showed about half being planted. Since it was from the jamboree I have very little doubt that all 60 seeds actually were planted. Can I get some input from Mike Haasl or Paul Wheaton please?
 
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Created my first BB post. Please review.
It is linked appropriately in the natural medicine page now.

https://permies.com/t/164656/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-Medicine-Sand-GingerSyrup
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

Looks good to me, good job!

 
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Made a BB page for an Arnica Salve
Posted the live link in the natural medicine page

https://permies.com/t/164668/pep-natural-medicine/PEP-BB-arnica-flower-salve
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nicely done - I designated it as a BB page

 
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