Daily Archives: July 19, 2012


We’ve gotten well over a hundred responses in the first few days of the survey. I’m so heartened – and to be frank, relieved! – by the participation of the permaculture community. Thanks to all, and please go ahead and keep on suggesting that your friends and colleagues refer their friends and colleagues… I’m doing on-going quality control on the survey, based on respondent comments. Some early bugs were flushed out and fixed right away, as well as a few cases where question format or clarity could be improved. For the most part, complaints about questions are widely distributed, rather than clustering around trouble spots. This is good – as long as most people complain about different things, we’re doing ok. And the frequent comments about actually enjoying the survey certainly help. (The relatively few problems with roll-out can be attributed largely to  Eric Toensmeier‘s generosity in live-testing the survey last week. Big ups to Eric and […]

Survey is off… and running.