Autumn 2011 (PM 69)
The Power of International Law to Create the New World
Maddy Harland meets Polly Higgins a barrister who is campaigning for the United Nations to adopt an additional crime against peace: Ecocide
 
Growing With Grace
Annie Neligan describes how an innovative community growing project is reinventing itself to survive the harsh economic climate
 
How Britain Can Feed Itself
Craig Embleton investigates how much organic food could be produced in UK gardens and the environmental benefits that this would bring
 
The Percentage Game
Wade Muggleton explains how a permaculture lifestyle is more about being self reliant than trying to be self sufficient
 
Choosing and Installing a Polytunnel Step By Step
Carl Legge looks at choosing a polytunnel and gives some construction tips and tricks
 
How to Build Roundwood Shelters and Earth Cellars
Sepp Holzer describes how he builds round-wood earth structures for animal shelters and food storage
 
Low Impact Luxury
Steve James tells us how he built his beautiful off-grid ecohome
 
How to get Planning Permission on Non Development Land
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Chrisse Sugden investigates the opportunities for permaculturists and transitioners to live on the land
 
Regenerative Forestry
Darren J Doherty describes a farm-scale permaculture design that has blossomed into a wildlife reserve as well as an economically viable business
 
Backupshifting Into the Mainstream
Celia Compton tells us why her family are returning from an intentional community on a Scottish island, to a house in the Tyne Valley
 
Old Technology, New Life
Pete Bampton tells us the whys and wherefores of installing a hydraulic ram pump
 
People and Permaculture
Many of us seek to answer the question of where we should be placing our efforts so that we can ‘make a difference’ on a real tangible level in society, writes Nicole Vosper
 
34 Uses for Garlic
Rachel Corby describes how versatile garlic is in the kitchen, as a medicine, as part of a beauty regime and in the garden
 
Commonsense Permaculture in Aid Projects
How a permaculture approach makes aid work, where often it doesn’t by Rick Coleman
 
Summer 2011 (PM 68)
RETHINKING, REDESIGNING & REBUILDING THE FUTURE
Round-the-world yachtswoman, Dame Ellen MacArthur talks to Permaculture’s Maddy Harland about why she’s changed tack
 
DESIGNING & PLANTING A PERMACULTURE POTAGER
Vera Greutink-Ichova shows how permaculture growing can be both productive and beautiful
 
HOW TO TURN WASTE WOOD INTO BUSINESS
How one man changed the face of wood recycling in Britain, a report by Stuart Anderson
 
HOW TO MAKE HUGELKULTUR RAISED BEDS
How to make large raised beds using branches or even whole trees, with Sepp Holzer
 
CHAGFORD: WHY WE’RE NOT A TRANSITION TOWN
Nicky Scott reports on a feast of green initiatives in a town that remains outside of the Transition movement
 
FOREST GARDENS IN THE UK
A tour of some favourite forest gardens, both rural and urban with Louise Cartwright
 
GREENING THE SAHARA
Luke Oxlade visits the Sahara and finds an inspirational man who is literally transforming desert into oasis
 
THE GREEN BACKYARD
We revisit a thriving urban community allotment project with Wade Muggleton
 
HERITAGE CRAFTS
Why ancient crafts are relevant today and how to make a living from them, by Beth Tilston
 
LIGHTENING THE LOAD
Cathy Ashley describes how to find help in the garden and how to look after your volunteers
 
ECONOSPACE
A simple method of building affordable, DIY structures that often do not require planning permission, from architect Peter Cowman
 
TREE BOGS
Introducing a low maintenance human manure composting system, by Mary Lewis
 
EIGHT FORMS OF CAPITAL
Ethan C Roland describes how to design a financial system that looks like an ecosystem
 
Spring 2011 (PM 67)
Sepp Holzer's Permaculture
Sepp explains how he uses permaculture principles to grow an incredible variety of food on his farm high in the Austrian Alps
 
If the cap FiTS
John Adams explores the down to earth reality of fitting solar photovoltaics cost effectively
 
Fruitful hedges
Vera Greutink-Ichova reveals how edges and vertical spaces can produce food where space is limited
 
Build your own sauna
Natural swimming pool builder, David Butler, explains how to make your own small-scale sauna
 
Community allotments in the inner city
Two dynamic urban allotment initiatives are featured by Louise Cartwright
 
Haiti
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How permaculture is proving a vital tool in disaster relief, by Corrie Brennan
 
Rock star winter roots and new green shoots
Olivia Heal describes some unusual tasty winter vegetables and easy to forage spring shoots to fill the hungry gap.
 
Fantastic figs
Cathy Ashley enthuses about this lip-smackingly delicious and easy to grow fruit
 
Hop it!
Sarah Cussom writes in praise of the productive and versatile hop
 
Turning ideas into action
Paul Allen introduces a plan to create a Zero Carbon Britain through a new educational programme
 
Tropical breezes in the Rockies
Mari Korhonen describes four solar greenhouses high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado which use no oil
 
Festival guide 2011
Permaculture Magazine's guide to the best green festivals of the year
 

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