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Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 17th July 2014

A new community farm is in the pipeline, focussing on improving children's health and relationships to food and nature.

The 36 acre plot of Week Farm at Dartington in Devon, has been offered to Marina and Mark O'Connell who run The Apricot Centre in Essex and will be set up as a community...

Geoff Jeden |
Wednesday, 16th July 2014

We who live in the Shoreditch area of London are to have major developments consisting of very large tower blocks - The Bishopsgate Goods Yard is just one. Within this development the developers have to create a community park atop railway arches, approximately 1/2 mile long, 200ft at its...

Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 15th July 2014

Ever wanted to learn how to make a natural swimming pool?

Well David Pagan Butler, author and creator of Natural Swimming Pools has 2 places left on his course this weekend for half the usual price.

The two day course, from 19-20th July...

Permaculture magazine |
Monday, 14th July 2014

The Savory Institute is holding its 2014 international conference in London, from 1st-2nd August.

The Institute's prime objective is highlighting the world's grasslands for their immense environmental value and unprecedented beauty and getting all races and cultures to be aware and...

Permaculture magazine |
Wednesday, 9th July 2014

A new and dangerous leak has been found at Unit 5 of the Daichii Fukushima Plant, originally deemed safe.

The leak is coming from the fifth unit of The Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) nuclear power complex which was not part of the original four damaged from...

Solar panels at Crystal Waters, Queensland
Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Rooftop solar is now effectively the fourth largest generator in Queensland, Australia and it's so effective that it actually drove the price of electricity down to zero on Wednesday 2nd July 2014.

Good Energy |
Thursday, 3rd July 2014

Good Energy’s new solar farm at Tout Hill, near Wool, has started generating electricity.

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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 1st July 2014

London Permaculture festival is nearly here with a huge variety of talks and workshops to offer, plus the Permaculture magazine team will be there too!

From 11am-6pm on Sunday July 6th, at Cecil Sharp House, Camden, the festival will be packed with informative, practical and...