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George Monbiot

Imagine a wonderful world, a planet on which there was no threat of climate breakdown, no loss of freshwater, no antibiotic resistance, no obesity crisis,...

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Permaculture Association

In September this year, the International Permaculture Convergence - IPCUK - will bring together permaculture practitioners from around the globe. From 'the front...

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Lachlan McKenzie

This is a story about how permaculture has taken root in Timor Leste, with unexpected results, and has become blended with Timorese culture and the push for sustainable...

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Peter May

Over the past couple of years people have been sharing orchard skills across age groups, across the professional / community divide and...across the Channel.

The Orchards...

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Maddy Harland

This idea was given to me by John Adams. As such it comes with a proviso. John is brilliant at DIY, especially modifying pallets. He writes about pallet benches, raised beds, even how...

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Susan Wakeman - Jardins Educatifs de la Cote

Using your kitchen green wastes as a resource is obvious for any ecologically-minded gardener. What to do though if you don't have space for a compost bin/pile? I have tried out several...

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Sally Broughton

You'll need a shoebox - or similar - small piece of foil, small piece of white paper, and a sharp knife/scissors :-

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Bess Miles-Duncan

It was earlier in the year with a sense of despair I wondered if I would be growing any vegetables at all this year. We were in a temporary home in Yorkshire and there was not much garden at all, just a...

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Bryn Thomas - Brighton Permaculture Trust

For several years we have been turning waste fruit from local orchards and people's homes into delicious produce such as jams, chutneys, and juices at pop-up scrumping events.

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Permaculture magazine

Sunday 3rd May is International Permaculture Day. This year's theme is SOIL. We will be releasing a special video from our editor Maddy Harland, what will you be doing in celebration...

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Stuart Anderson

I can’t think of nicer company for a walk in the countryside than Patrick Whitefield, permaculture teacher of 25 years, author and enthusiastic observer...

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Paul Cudenec

O, obscene era
this is an emergency!
('Deep Time, Deep Tissue')

There's no mistaking the message articulated by Helen Moore in her...

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Burra Maluca - Permies.com

I had a feeling I was going to like this book when I realised it was written in Wales, by a guy who wears camo. It was even printed in Aberystwyth!

I became...

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Burra Maluca - Permies.com

Every time I pick up one of Looby's books, I'm intrigued by the title but a little dubious about whether the book itself is going to apply to me. This one was no...