Thomas H. Culhane |
Friday, 5th February 2016

Do you cook on wood or with gas or electricity? You don't have to! This film shows you how to make a simple biogas digester and produce biogas from kitchen scraps, other food waste, even animal manure. You can then store the gas in simple inflatable bags and connect them up to your stove.

Eric Toensmeier |
Thursday, 4th February 2016

Eric Toensmeier gives his top tips for designing successful perennial polycultures - the building block of edible forest gardens.

From support plants that fix nitrogen and aid with pest control to cooperating plants.

AJ+ |
Wednesday, 27th January 2016

Eco-friendly transport built from local and sustainable material.

The Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative, based in Kumasi, build bicyles from locally grown bamboo. For every bamboo plant they use, they plant another 10.

University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry |
Thursday, 21st January 2016

Ignore the Dallas style music in the introduction, this is an excellent film about how to design multi-functional, biodiverse zones (riparian buffers) to prevent stream bank erosion and flooding whilst enhancing wildlife and diversifying crops.

Kirsten Dirksen |
Friday, 15th January 2016

This little trailer cost $150 dollars in total and is made from recycled campaign signs and cable ties with a little wooden frame and secondhand bicycle wheels. It is lightweight yet robust with insulation for warmth in winter. It has a tiny kitchen, storage cupboards, windows, a skylight and even a MP3 stero sytem! 

Gaia Bees |
Friday, 15th January 2016

The log hive has been used for many years, and is considered a more natural style hive.

This log hive is easy to make. All you need is a chainsaw and chisel.

Formidable Vegetable Sound System |
Tuesday, 12th January 2016

The Australian permaculture band, Formidable Vegetable Sound System, have released their latest video for the song, 'You Are What You Eat'.

The video was created for the Year of Soils, and explores the soil's importance in the food system.

Also from Formidable Vegetable Sound System:

Agenda Gotsch |
Tuesday, 15th December 2015

This is the story of one farm, known as 'Dry Lands', that was destroyed by its previous owner who had a sawmill. Ernst Gotsch, a farmer and researcher in Brazil, bought the land and began to plant trees over 500 hectares (1,200 acres).