Emma Goodwin |
Wednesday, 20th July 2016
Stuart and Emma Goodwin bought 8.5 acres of unimproved pasture next to a cycle track 10 mins from Forest Row, East Sussex in 2010. In 2014 they crowd funded and barn raised a 13m x 8m wooden shed to act as agricultural administration building, wwoofer accommodation, class room and affordable housing for agricultural workers and a family of 4. With... more
Maddy Harland |
Tuesday, 19th July 2016
This is a time of great disillusionment and fear. The  agenda for a more peaceful, ecologically balanced world is at its lowest ebb in decades. In the UK, for example, the government has cancelled its specialist department for climate change and merged it with business and industrial strategy. We may joke about the fox being in charge of the hen... more
Pandora Thomas and Starhawk |
Monday, 11th July 2016
We, the members of the undersigned permaculture groups and organizations, wish to publicly state our support for the BlackLivesMatter movement and the ongoing fight to end all police violence against communities of color.   Permaculture is a system of regenerative ecological design rooted in indigenous knowledge and wisdom. Its three core ethics,... more
Steven Jones |
Tuesday, 5th July 2016
Uganda is at a pivotal stage of its evolution as a nation. With an average age of under 18 and with a whole generation of the population now emerging from education, Uganda is all about the future. The people there are hungry for opportunity and the choices they make now will shape the emerging nation for many decades to come. Uganda’s troubled... more
Ros Bedlow |
Friday, 1st July 2016
It was during the summer of 2012 that a group of people discovered they had, separately, been mulling over the idea of developing a course that would bring together permaculture and Transition. Such a course would: a) Introduce people involved in Transition Towns to Permaculture b) Explore ways of applying Permaculture ethics, principles and... more
Sunset Desert Technology |
Tuesday, 28th June 2016
In a forgotten corner of southern Spain, somewhere between Almeria's miles of industrial greenhouses and the Wild West film sets of Europe's only desert, lies a stunning oasis – and in it a curious experiment in communal living and learning. Thirty years ago, Sunseed Desert Technology emerged out of the vision of a group of friends and colleagues... more
Doug King-Smith |
Friday, 24th June 2016
It's not always a smooth run when setting something up which challenges the preconceptions of our time, or status-quo of our local community. Down in Devon there has been mixed news in the permaculture world, some positive, and others as yet uncertain. Steward Community Woodland is currently awaiting a decision from the Planning Inspectorate... more
May East |
Wednesday, 22nd June 2016
The Mediterranean island of Sicily has always been a crossroads of cultures and agriculture, a legacy that today is manifested in the richness and diversity of a unique food production and gastronomic heritage. In ancient times, the vine and the olive tree of Sicily were the most important crops. Then under the influence of Rome, Sicily became the... more
Maddy Harland |
Monday, 20th June 2016
Last night I had a dream. I was flying over a landscape and as I looked down I saw a lake. I could see the shoreline with beaches and inlets. There, at every place where the slope up from the water to dry land was gentle and sandy, a huge fish as long as my body was emerging. I wanted to look more closely at these large muscular creatures. As I... more
Daniel Christian Wahl |
Saturday, 18th June 2016
A new generation of designers are applying ecologically inspired design to agriculture, architecture, community planning, cities, enterprises, economics and ecosystem regeneration. Join them to co-create diverse regenerative cultures in the transition towards a regenerative society. Humanity’s impact needs to shift from degeneration to... more