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Punta Mona |
Friday, 28th November 2014

A chinampa is a Mesoamerican agriculture method to grow food in wet areas.

Sometimes called 'floating islands' these artificial islands were first created by the Aztecs. They are a great way to grow food in soil usually thought useless.

Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 7th November 2014

Visit Graham and Nancy Bell, permaculture teachers and creators of the oldest permaculture food forest in Britain.

Over 20 years ago, they began planting a wide range of fruit trees, vegetables, perennials and much more in a field behind their cottage.

Now one of Britain's first forest gardens is a diverse temperate food forest that mostly takes care of itself.

Living Big in a Tiny House |
Friday, 24th October 2014

Tiny homes are a fantastic way to live with a small carbon footprint. Especially if your building is recycled and your energy is renewable.

Daniel Dobbie |
Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

Patrick explains the importance of diversity within permaculture designs.

Choosing a range of plants, from shade-lovers and nitrogen-fixers, to varying heights will ensure plants aren't fighting against each other for space and nutrients - therefore more yield as well as healthier ecosystems.

Chris Evans |
Friday, 17th October 2014

Across the globe, thousands of people cook their meals on highly toxic stoves in unventilated buildings. The high smoke levels mean thousands of people, especially women and children fall ill every year.

David Pagan Butler |
Tuesday, 14th October 2014

Natural swimming pools are beautiful, clean and wildlife friendly. 

George Monbiot |
Friday, 10th October 2014

George Monbiot's talk at COIN (Climate Outreach Information Network) in Oxford where he explains how Great Whales sequester huge amounts of carbon in our oceans and why restoring their numbers is one 'rewilding' strategy in the whole picture of ecosystem restortation. This is a vital part of reducing atmospheric carbon and begining to stabilise the climate.

Daniel Dobbie |
Wednesday, 1st October 2014

On Patrick Whitefield's final residential Permaculture Design Course, he explains 'original' permaculture as opposed to 'design' permaculture.