Videos

Ecological Land Co-operative |
Friday, 24th June 2016
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The Ecological Land Co-operative (ELC) was set up to address the lack of affordable sites for ecological land based livelihoods in England. Greenham Reach in Devon has helped create three ecological businesses for families who would never be able to access land or gain planning permission. Their...
 
Living Big in a Tiny House |
Tuesday, 14th June 2016
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This 4x4 van has been kitted out with all the necessary tools and features for survival. John McElhiney's van can go across all kinds of terrain with the addition of a snorkel so it can even go through water. The custom made storage space (which is also the kitchen, bedroom, toilet) is held...
 
Permaculture Principles |
Wednesday, 8th June 2016
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David Holmgren explores the need for retrofitting our suburbs. Most people do not have the ability to move to the countryside and become self-sufficient in preparation for the energy crash. Cities, towns and villages are where the vast of majority of people live, and it is these areas that need to...
 
Happen Films |
Monday, 6th June 2016
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This FREE film follows a community in Australia that formed to explore and demonstrate a simpler way to live in response to global crises. Throughout the year-long experiment the group practises permaculture, builds tiny houses, and learns how to live in community. We here at Permaculture magazine...
 
Story of Stuff Project |
Thursday, 26th May 2016
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Another great video from the people at The Story of Stuff. Cosmetics are often overlooked by people who are trying to live a more eco-friendly and healthier lifestyle. But we should all be aware of the chemicals that are in our everyday products. And it's not just our choices that need to change,...
 
Makeshift |
Wednesday, 11th May 2016
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The small town of Villa Lourdes in Peru has no access to running water.  Three times a week they are visited by a truck from Lima delivering water, and in the height of summer everyday. Their fields were arid and bare until they began harvesting the daily fog for water. Using large nets they built...
 
David Pagan Butler |
Friday, 6th May 2016
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Simple as can be, David shows how he made a gate for easy access to his natural swimming pool area from a pallet and scrap wood. Further Resources David's DVD guide to building your iwn natural swimming pool Watch: A woodland natural swimming pool How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool Permaculture ...
 
Story of Stuff Project |
Thursday, 21st April 2016
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Cascade Locks, Oregon is heaven on earth - a small town nestled in the awe-inspiring Columbia River Gorge. But when Nestlé came to town with a proposal to bottle their water, citizens launched an all-out effort to protect their most precious resource. This is the story of these unlikely activists...
 
Dr Eric Brennan USDA-ARS |
Friday, 15th April 2016
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Here is an incredibly simple method for making your own hoe from recycled materials. Eric lives in California and uses a local grass stem (Giant Reed, Arundo donex) for the hoe handle, as it grows in abundance. However bamboo or wooden dowel would also work. He reuses metal tape he finds in skips...
 
Happen Films |
Thursday, 14th April 2016
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Explore Andrew Martin's permaculture farm in New Zealand. Andrew left a job in business to create a sustainable, less-materialistic and happier life with his wife. In just three years, Andrew has planted a wide range of fruit and vegetables to provide them with food, he has created a pond to...
 

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