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Gene Logsdon |
Tuesday, 29th April 2014

When I look at a tree, I find it difficult to think of it as a plant. It looks like pure magic to me. I can read over and over again the scientific explanations of how sunlight and photosynthesis and chlorophyll and cambium layers and all that work together to...

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Trina Moyles & KJ Dakin |
Friday, 25th April 2014

In the arid mountain village of Tuixcajchis, Aurelia Jimenez Zacories is always growing something on her small but productive tract of land. She spends her days coaxing vegetables and the staples of corn, wheat and potatoes from the soil, raising livestock,...

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Maddy Harland |
Saturday, 19th April 2014

At the beginning of spring I look out over the garden and see our no dig veggie beds, weed free and mulched with home-made compost, the fruit trees pruned, and new trees planted to add to the forest garden. The snowdrops have pushed through the frost and the...

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Eric Toensmeier |
Friday, 18th April 2014

If you want to turn a barren lot into a permaculture paradise, you've got to start from the ground up.

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Ben Law |
Thursday, 17th April 2014

The season's cutting is over. I love the cyclical nature of my work and how the winters fly by whilst I am out cutting in the coppice. But now spring is here and it is time to start processing the coppiced timber we have cut.

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Flo Scott |
Thursday, 17th April 2014

Food waste has a huge negative impact on the environment. According to ‘Love Food Hate Waste’, about one third of all food produced worldwide gets wasted in the food production and consumption systems...

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Mörður G.Ott |
Thursday, 10th April 2014

Last summer, Mörður G.Ott was on a business trip to Oslo, when he heard there was a permaculture festival in Hurda. Mörður arrived dressed for business, but when he left he shed the business life and hoped to keep living the freedom of self that he had experienced...

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Simon The Scribe |
Wednesday, 9th April 2014

Sometimes a real treat lands in your lap. I had seen on the Permaculture magazine Facebook page that an organisation called Grundtvig was offering EU sponsored trips to Malta for a permaculture course centred around Bahrija Oasis, on the west coast of the...