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Chris Hope |
Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

The elder - Sambucus nigra (Caprifoliaceae family) - is an evocative tree, steeped in history, tradition, and folklore. This is one of our great food and medicinal plants, easily found in most areas of the British Isles where people have settled.

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Mark Boyle |
Thursday, 27th August 2015

Huddled around a campfire with a group of permaculturists one cool September evening, the conversation slowly moved away from natural building techniques, perennial gardening and rewilding, and onto the spicy realm of politics. Impassioned talk of voting, capitalism and anarchism mingled with...

Credit: James Taylor/London Permaculture Flickr
Graham Burnett and Nicole Vosper |
Tuesday, 25th August 2015

Does permaculture design have a place within the current 'political' narrative?

See http://blogs.newcastle.edu.au/blog/2013/09/26/chikukwa-documentary-permaculture-farming-generates-food-surplus-in-africa/
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 20th August 2015

In the rural Shona African community in Zimbabwe, five villages of 7,000 people have joined together to form the Chikukwa Project, named after their local chief. Twenty years ago their land was deforested, barren, and nothing would grow there in the summer months. When the rains came, they...

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Conor O'Higgins |
Tuesday, 18th August 2015

Haiti is a complex and unique country. The only country ever founded by a slave revolt, the first country where slavery was illegal, once the most productive agricultural center in the world, now the poorest country outside Africa, once a rainforest, now nearly a...

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Crystal Stevens |
Monday, 17th August 2015

Joseph Simcox, 'The Botanical Explorer' is a seasoned ethnobotanist who has an intrinsic fascination with inherent wonders in nature.

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Helen iles |
Monday, 10th August 2015

Stu Anderson lives at the end of a steep and stony track not far from Byron Bay in Northern New South Wales, Australia. His beautiful, handmade home stands amongst others, surrounded by lush rainforest. Stu is one half of the father-son team behind the Flow™Hive.

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Nathaniel Whitmore |
Wednesday, 5th August 2015

The Lenni Lenapes and Iroquoians are natives to the Delaware River valley region. The natives as well as the Cherokees used the many available species of ferns for medicinal benefits.