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Tony Rollinson |
Sunday, 24th November 2013

Since publishing Mark Boyle's book, The Moneyless Manifesto, late in 2012 (and giving away the full book online under...

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Peter Cowman |
Saturday, 23rd November 2013

Embracing a sustainable way of life involves changing how we provide ourselves with food and shelter.

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Elisabeth Winkler |
Monday, 18th November 2013

This is the story of the role biodynamic methods has played in restoring a farm's fertility. Certified as biodynamic by Demeter and organic by the Soil Association, Rush Farm is a 150 acre family farm in Worcestershire. 

After balcony and patio conversion (Roman Stark)
Edible Cities |
Saturday, 16th November 2013

Balconies and terraces can offer far more than fresh air and a little bit of green. Even very sunny spaces can be turned into edible gardens using a few simple tricks. 

Tenants: Married couple with full-time jobs

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Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 14th November 2013

My birth name wasn’t Harland, it was Wood, and wood has always played an important part in my life. Early memories are of camping with my parents in wild places. We would light fires with sticks on tiny islands on Loch Corrib in the wilds of Connemara. After a morning trout fishing from a...

Kramertof: the Holzer Farm in Austria
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 7th November 2013

I want to tell you why permaculture inspires and motivates me and how I apply it in my own life, but before I do that I need to set the scene. Please bear with me.

The Hugelkultur bed and pond one year after building.
Liz Darley |
Tuesday, 5th November 2013

The wettest drought1 on record turned into a fertile opportunity for the crack pallet building team that we are rapidly becoming! Mid-June 2012 was an opportune time; we had easy digging and brimming full water butts. And so we hatched a plan one sunny Sunday morning to build our...

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Trina Moyles |
Monday, 4th November 2013

"Let us not run away from our garbage. We should learn the art of making compost. Using that compost we will grow a lot of flowers. Don't think that without compost you can have flowers. That is an illusion. You can have flowers only with compost." - Thich Nhat Hanh (1998) ...