Spring 2020 (PM 103)
Pies, Ale & Camping
With traditional English pubs closing every week, one enterprising couple, Marie Smith and Mark Sealey, describe how they combined real ale with eco-camping to create a thriving community hub.
The Ecological Gardener
Garden designer, Sid Hill, describes how combining a wildflower meadow with an edible forest garden is a game changer, establishing habitat, biodiversity, beauty and resilience for more extreme climate events.
When Fashion Becomes Activism
Linda Thomas designs stunning clothes from waste materials. She also uses fashion activism to highlight the need for us to stop littering our beautiful planet with plastic.
The Greenest School in the World?
A new eco-built school in Nepal is utilising climate-sensitive technology fit for a changing world – and raising a new generation of Nature protectors. Georgina-Kate Adams shares Part 1 of the story.
Tomorrow’s Leaders
2019 Permaculture Magazine Prize runners up, Marcela Casaus and Lupita Salazar, describe how their land-based Northern Youth Project is creating the community’s leaders of the future.
Fair Shares on the Farm
Rebecca Hosking explains how she and the late Tim Green applied the third permaculture ethic of Fair Shares on Village Farm.
Coppicing Trees for Medicine
Anne Stobart shares some experience of growing and harvesting medicinals at Holt Wood, a forest garden in Devon.
Grow Your Own Kombucha
Kombucha is now super trendy and becoming very expensive. Known for its healing properties, Susan Tipton-Fox explains how to make your own.
Nurturing Your Soils with Compost Teas
Eric Fisher shares a simple compost tea recipe to increase the health of your soil.
Regenerative Permaculture – An Alternative to Business as Usual
Simon Constantine tells the story of one of his favourite permaculture projects: the restoration of rainforest in an area once populated by orangutans, rhinos, elephants and tigers.
How to Create a Culture of Collective Intelligence
Looby Macnamara says that culture naturally evolves, and that we can speed up and positively steer this process in our personal and collective lives.
The Woodcraft Folk – education for social change
Joseph Sallis delves into a movement that teaches young people the importance of cooperation, peace and friendship, while offering a safe space to share.
How to Find Land for Your Tiny House
A Tiny House can seem like a great way to overcome high rentals or a crippling mortgage. Pamela Palongue investigates how to find a site.
WWOOFing and Permaculture – Let’s Build a Guild
Scarlett Penn describes how World Wide Opportunities on Working Organic Farms (WWOOF) transforms lives.
Carbon Neutral Composting
Eleanor Strangways reveals the latest technology combatting excessive food waste.
DIGITAL ARTICLE: Deep Adaptation on the Farm
Julie Kunen volunteers on a Kenyan farm that is adapting to climate change by changing its way of growing crops. Salutary lessons for us all.