Autumn 2010

Autumn 2010 (PM 65)
Transition Trees
Ben Law on roundwood timber framing and the importance of planting the right tree species for use in a post oil future
 
Perennial Vegetables
Perennial vegetables are worth cultivating and keeping - Patrick Whitefield identifies his favourites
 
Useful Trees in Public Spaces
Wade Muggleton on reinvigorating the culture of the commons
 
From Basement to Banquet
A magical story of good fortune and ethical enterprise, told by Imogen Oxley
 
Thinking Globally, Acting Locally
Patrick Whitefield explains why modest local meat consumption is the key to sustainable agriculture
 
Earth Restoration
In what way does humanity have the power to heal the earth and effect meaningful change in the world? Alan Watson Featherstone explains
 
Can You Grow Happiness?
Chris Johnstone thinks so. Here he describes seven strategies for cultivating good mood
 
Saving Seed & Preserving Culture
Lidia Montemurri visits the Basudh research station in north eastern India
 
Art & Permaculture
Do the artist and the permaculturalist share the same vision? Adam Wolpert explores the two perspectives
 
Small Farm Permaculture
Chris Smaje describes the design of his permaculture holding and explores how farms may look in a post oil future
 
Twist and Twang
How to make useful structures using roundwood, polypipe and tensegrity building techniques, by Steve James
 
A Benign Extravagance
Simon Fairlie opens the debate about food localisation in a transition culture, and discusses its wider implications
 
Making Ceremony, Creating Community
Jackie Singer extols the importance of ceremonial gathering