Autumn 2018 (PM 97)
The No Dig Palace Garden
Vicky Cooke describes a no dig garden on a palatial scale – the regeneration of Hampton Court Palace’s 17th century walled fruit and vegetable gardens.
 
Strawbale Building for Beginners
Felicity Lee and Dan Coleman took on a self-build in France with no prior experience. Would they succeed?
 
The Alchemy of Making Balms
Karen Lawton shares how to make an ‘Ache Ease’ balm from locally grown plants.
 
The Floating Food Forest
Rozie Apps explains how New York’s edible forest garden on a barge is combating food deserts and changing local law.
 
Common Lands
Cooperation is proving a resilient and powerful remedy to market failure and austerity across the UK. As a result, the concept of the commons is gaining traction once again.
 
Sustainable Livelihoods with Permaculture Values
How Kinsale College of Further Education in Ireland is homing in on business.
 
One Planet Development
Phil Moore and Lauren Simpson explain how Welsh planning policy is pioneering permaculture ethics and principles to give the next generation access to land and livelihoods.
 
The Virtual Permaculture Office
In the very challenging world of small enterprise, Permanent Publications co-founder, Maddy Harland, describes how new technology and flexible working can help us creatively adapt to change.
 
Cultivating the Edge
Can marginal spaces encourage biodiversity, food justice and a sense of place, and how does this relate to permaculture? Ollie Cem tells the story of a guerrilla garden in Totnes.
 
Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services
Richard Webb gives a counter argument to George Monbiot’s review of natural capital.
 
Permaculture Woodlands
Vikki Mill learnt woodland management from Ben Law. She describes her journey to her own Welsh woodland.
 
DIY Biofertilisers for the Farm
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Chris Evans discovers how James Aitchinson weaned his organic cider apple farm off oil based fertilisers.
 
Women Who Share the Harvest
Trina Moyles celebrates the stories of women farmers who practice permaculture around the world.
 
Summer 2018 (PM 96)
The Heritage Bread Revolution
Baker, Michael Hanson, describes exciting new developments in preserving ancient wheat varieties for the health of the land and our guts.
 
A Manifesto for Our Daily Bread
John Letts sets out the UK Heritage Grain Alliance’s mission to revive a local grain economy for artisanal bread, beers and distillations and our good health.
 
No Dig Gardening on any scale
Stephanie Hafferty explains the many advantages of growing annual and perennial veg and fruit with no dig on a small and larger scale.
 
Protecting Our Seas
Plastic pollution, climate change and over-fishing are negatively impacting our seas. Rozie Apps explores the issues and shares some of the solutions to kickstart positive change.
 
Building & Living in a Tiny Home
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Kate Fox shares the process of creating a small portable home and how it led her to the lifestyle she’d always dreamed of.
 
Cargo Bikes Urban Transport Solutions
Richard Scrase compares cargo bikes for moving everything from timber, a photographic studio, to a cello!
 
What Hope Can Achieve
Swansea Community Farm was on the brink of closure, but the local community just couldn’t let it happen. Ruth Domoney tells their story and offers lessons for other struggling projects.
 
Island Permaculture
Island life may seem idyllic but it has its challenges … Roz Rolls describes how a Sark permaculture garden is the first step in designing a more resilient lifestyle.
 
Lentil and Spinach Burger

 
The Power of Sound
Mike Edwards explains how he uses music to help people contact the wild recesses of their minds and engage with the more-than-human world.
 
The Nutritional Birthing Center
Tracy Chait explores how birthing center, Shanti Uganda, educates women in medicinal and nutritional food growing.
 
Biodynamic Farming and Permaculture
Marina O’Connell explores how these two systems are both challenging and complimentary to each other.
 
The Permaculture Fruit Tree Nursery
How Tom Adams helped bring back a range of heritage fruit trees on his organic and permaculture designed orchard and nursery.
 
Restorative Justice
Belinda Hopkins introduces Restorative Justice and Restorative Practice and describes what both can offer us in our communities.
 
Rites of Passage in a More Permanent Culture
Alan Creedon explores the positive effects of vision quests for both adults and young people.
 
Spring 2018 (PM 95)
Future Care – Redefining the 
Third Permaculture Ethic
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Maddy Harland proposes that permaculture’s third ethic could become Future Care, designing for future generations.
 
Working with Nature – 
the Beaver Way
Rozie Apps discusses how beavers can create more resilient flood and drought proof landscapes.
 
What is Eco-building?
Janna Laan explores what makes buildings ‘eco’, some of the best techniques and why they’re used.
 
How to Make and Use 
an A-Frame
Caroline Aitken explains how to construct an A-frame and how to use it on your land.
 
Microcomposting on a Balcony
Michael Eschner created his version of Indian ‘kambha’ to compost his organic waste and feed his container garden.
 
Transforming Waterways
Suzanne Birch explains how tech­nology and nature can work together to restore waterways around the world.
 
Turning Dreams into Realities
Looby Macnamara describes the processes that can help us design the lives we want to lead.
 
Vegan Arancini
Piers Warren and Ella Bee Glendining share this hearty recipe using ingredients from the garden.
 
An Agrarian Renaissance
Walter Lewis shares highlights from a year spent documenting small-scale, regenerative farms in England and Wales.
 
Organic, Permaculture and Biodynamic Cultivation
Andrew De La Haye and Yolande Watson combine three growing systems on their smallholding in Herefordshire.
 
Wind-powered Bicycles – 
Toys or Transport?
Richard Scrase tests out a Whike wind-powered trike.
 
Reframing Financial Services for People and Planet
Peter Ellington puts ethics first in his accountancy and educational work.
 
Growing a Community Organisation
Sharon Stevens applies nature’s patterns to design and grow a community organisation.
 
From the Anthropocene to the Transformocene Age
Mick Collins explores how humanity can transition from a culture of climate chaos and violence to one of peace and earth restoration.
 

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