Summer 2006 (PM 48)
The Reality of Being Green on Reality TV
With 3.4 million people watching 'It's Not Easy Being Green' on BBC2, Brigit Strawbridge tells us about the reality of reality TV
The Tale of a Back Garden Micro Farm
Even a small piece of land can be made highly productive with careful planning. Wade Muggleton explains how
How to Build a Low-Cost Hot Tub
A quick and easy way to build your own outdoor tub so you can lie back and relax, by Paulina Wojciechowska
Living in Intentional Community
Kate McEvoy describes the pros and cons of life in a low impact community in Wales
Make Your Own Energy Efficient Fireplace
Adam Weismann and Katy Bryce tell you how to make a fireplace based on the principles of eighteenth century authority, Count Rumford
New Hope for AIDS Orphans in Kenya
Laurie F. Childer reports on a model permaculture village which offers orphans a chance to live with elders in community
Permaculture People
Meet Looby Macnamara who describes how permaculture has changed her life for the better - the first of a new inspiring series
Summer Foraging
Find sumptuous seasonal food from the wild with Steve Andrews
Vegan Rustic Cooking for All Seasons
Diana White shares some of her delicious summer vegan recipes
Native Landscaping
Mark Fisher's innovative permaculture design at the Ecology Building Society's new headquarters
Biodiesel Futures
Is biodiesel the Holy Grail or another greenwash solution? Laura Streith investigates
Going Local
David Fleming explains why relocalising will be an economic as well as environmental necessity and what we can do to prepare