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Oasis in the Sky
In the heart of the beautiful Spanish city of Seville is a community that has transformed a rooftop into an edible sanctuary. Maria Vazquez tells the story
 
Renewable Energy Amongst the Trees
Merlin Howse describes various experiments in DIY power generation in his off-the-grid woodland community
 
Walnuts
Pete Wignall shares his passion and know-how about growing this versatile and valuable food and timber tree
 
Love at First Sight
In just one year, Helen Anderson transformed a weedy allotment into a permaculture paradise, attracting abundant wildlife and her neighbours’ admiration
 
Camphill's Bright Future
Camphill’s villages are communities which offer homes and wholesome work to people with special needs. Jan Martin Bang describes life in a Norwegian village
 
Chillies in Britain
Joy and Michael Michaud run a small, successful mail order business selling homegrown chillies. Maddy Harland finds out how they run their niche enterprise
 
Singing a more Natural Song
Hildur Jackson visits EcoVillage at Ithaca and receives a warm welcome, despite the climate
 
Fertile Relationships
Alzena Wilmot and Rik Humphreys describe a way of growing healthy vegetables on poor soil
 
A Dip in a Natural Swimming Pool
Maddy Harland takes a dip in a natural swimming pool at ZEGG and finds out how they built it
 
Planning a Polytunnel
How to buy, site and erect a polytunnel. Ever-practical reader, Mark Smith, shares the benefits of his experience
 
Grow Your Own Building
Alan Cameron-Duff and Annabel Fawcus show that building with cob is easy and great fun. Dip your hands in the mud and have a go!
 
In Search of Peace and Tranquility
Is relocating in Southern Greece a route to paradise or a road to hell? Linda Vincent tells her story
 
Eat Less Meat
Clive Davidson makes no bones about how eating too much meat damages the land, water resources and health
 
Eco-Toad Hits the Road
When Pooran Desai has a mid-life crisis he doesn’t do it by halves!
 
Beyond Potatoes
Patrick Whitefield describes how a permaculture family make a diverse living from the land in Ireland
 
TO BOLDLY GO
Jean Armin returns to a recurrent readers’ fascination - the construction of a DIY compost toilet.
 
THE BUNKHOUSE GARDEN
Patrick Whitefield describes a garden he designed that has to feed a group of visitors in very specific periods of the year.
 
THE WOODLAND RENAISSANCE
Tino Rawnsley argues passionately that the wholesale regeneration of coppicing with its allied skills and enterprises is a key to a more sustainable Britain.
 
FROM PLANT TO PAINTBOX
Kathleen Askew explains how to make your own watercolours from fruit and flowers.
 
Kathleen Askew explains how to make your own watercolours from fruit and flowers.
Last summer Hildur Jackson visited a remarkable ecovillage project in Hungary.
 
RUNNING A DIESEL ENGINE ON VEGETABLE OIL
How Darren Hill converted his vehicles to biodiesel and solved a few problems.
 
MIX YOUR VEGETABLES & REAP THE REWARDS
How to share light, time and companions in the vegetable garden by Patrick Whitefield.
 
THE POWER OF SUPPLY & DEMAND
Paul Wagland investigates green electricity.
 
NATURAL PAINTS
The art and craft of making natural paints and finishes by Lynn Edwards.
 

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