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Land Workers Alliance |
Monday, 2nd February 2015

FarmHack is a community of farmers and growers developing appropriate tools for small scale ecological farming. It was founded by The Greenhorns in the USA in 2010 and has since held regular events to bring the community together on farms and in workshops across the USA.

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Monday, 26th January 2015

We are offering prizes for photographs that illustrate any of permaculture's principles or that show permaculture in action (highest resolution please, Dropbox facility available).

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 22nd January 2015

Ecotricity, the world’s first green energy company, have announced they are cutting their gas prices by 6.1% - the biggest cut in the industry - following recent falls in gas price. Ecotricity has only one gas tariff, so the price change will affect all customers, both new and...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 20th January 2015

Catch our latest author and 'extreme salad man', Stephen Barstow, on Permaculture radio.

On January 18th, Stephen appeared on Stephan Guyer's 21st Century Permaculture radio show live on Shoreditch radio.

Stephen discussed his latest book Around the World in 80 Plants...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 16th January 2015

Permaculture people, what do you think a good job is?

Lots of prizes to be won for the definitions which inspire others!

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 15th January 2015

Over the last few years, permaculture teacher Rosemary Morrow has been holding courses for permaculture teachers.

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 16th December 2014

A new school teaching natural building techniques has opened in Yorkshire.

Students signing up to the School of Natural Building (SNaB) will learn how to use strawbales, timber, lime, clay, hemp, sheeps wool, woodfire board, brick, stone and other materials.

 
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Alliance For Food Sovereignty In Africa and US Food Sovereignty Alliance |
Thursday, 11th December 2014

African organisations are fiercely opposition to the human feeding trials taking place at Iowa State University involving genetically modified (GM) bananas.