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Hedvig Murray & Irene Soler |
Monday, 6th July 2015

In this day and age, we need to always be connected. We need to answer our emails, immediately update Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to increase likes, followers, tweets etc. At least this is how it can feel. What is more, we can quickly get sucked into a world of cat videos and...

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Randy Baker |
Monday, 6th July 2015

I first became interested in El Pedregal when my wife, Sarah, and I were planning our first visit to Oaxaca, Mexico in February, 2012. We were researching places to spend a sabbatical once the kids were all out of the house in a few years. I was ready to go anywhere that had...

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Kay Hebbourn |
Friday, 3rd July 2015

I first heard about permaculture about 20 years ago from a friend who was growing his own vegetables.  At the time, I thought it was just a complicated kind of organic gardening. Then, in 2013, I came across an online permaculture course and from then on, I was hooked.

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Leticia Trandafir from P3 Permaculture |
Tuesday, 23rd June 2015

P3 Permaculture chat with Emmett Brennan, the producer and assistant director of Inhabit: a Permaculture Perspective, a content-rich film exploring the importance of mimicking...

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Rozie Apps |
Tuesday, 23rd June 2015

The Le Marche region in central Italy is deeply connected to its land and locality, with small-scale organic and biodynamic vineyards, agrotourisms, passionate communities and a focus on local and sustainable food. The region sits between the Adriatic Sea and the Appenine mountains that extend...

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Kirsten Bradley |
Friday, 19th June 2015

Growing edibles in a vertical garden is a great space-efficient way to grow good food. But which sorts of plants work best and will thrive in this kind of system?

As with all garden design, it depends. Is your vertical garden in full sun, or full shade? Is it in a sheltered...

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Hugh Ross |
Friday, 19th June 2015

Having been involved with the National Coppice Federation, (NCFed) for sometime now, and having attended the launch and the gatherings, the seminar was going to be something of a departure from the normal proceedings.

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Alice Griffin |
Sunday, 14th June 2015

Arriving at the gates of our smallholding in Portugal felt wonderful. The realisation of our own space; another step on the journey we have slowly and quietly been on in recent years in our quest for an increasingly self-reliant life. For us, having our own patch of land to grow food, source our...