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Claire Godden |
Tuesday, 2nd September 2014

The last three years has seen the emergence of a new generation of woodland co-ops. Back in January in the steep hills of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, our co-op, Blackbark Woodland Management, hosted the first 'Coppice Co-ops Conference' which brought together...

Marie-Louise |
Thursday, 28th August 2014

In recent years permaculture has steadily gained in popularity and the reasons people from all walks of life have been drawn to it are manifold: climate change, food security, the economic situation, social unrest, our children and...

Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 26th August 2014

Mick Collins' book explains why what we do shapes and refines our consciousness and provides a rationale and encouragement for positive activism.

Rhys & Ute Kelly |
Thursday, 21st August 2014

In many ways, the idea of building resilience - the capacity to survive and thrive in the face of change and/or adversity - is integral to permaculture and related movements for change (such as Transition Towns).

Ben Law |
Friday, 15th August 2014

It seems a long time ago that the winter rains receded, but with the added mild temperatures this winter, it was not good for timber extraction. However a dry summer opens up plenty of opportunity and allows access to areas that were too wet to reach in the winter...

Guy Dauncey |
Thursday, 14th August 2014

Last week I started to explore the possibility that British Columbia could become a 100% renewable energy region, as 140 regions in Germany are planning to become.

This week, we look at transportation. Is it possible that we could get where we want to be...

Left - intensive agricultural, right - regenerative
Paul Alfrey |
Tuesday, 12th August 2014

I am currently working on a regenerative landscape design for a site in Todorovo, Bulgaria. The plan is to establish an agroforestry system known as alley cropping wherein rows of mixed species edible trees and shrubs are planted at intervals with spaces for herbs...

Silkies - Perfect Hens for Small Gardens
Kay Hebbourn |
Sunday, 10th August 2014

I started my journey with chickens with two lovely ex-battery hens who were so friendly and were real pets. However, they made short shrift of my garden and tended to wander everywhere into other people's gardens. No matter how often I clipped their wings, they...