Summer 2017 (PM 92)
In Search of Local Beer
Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition movement, combines his passion for localisation and beer, exploring just how local a beer can be.
Saving Your Own Seeds
No Dig experts, Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty, explain the ins and outs on saving your own vegetable seed.
Artisanal Cheesemaking
We asked David Asher to tell us how to make the most natural, permacultural cheese possible.
Growing Edible Polycultures in Containers
Vera Greutink explains how to grow vegetables in organic polycultures in containers by the kitchen door.
Make Your Own Biofertiliser
Why are soil minerals so important and how can we use biofertilisers to remineralise our land? Matt Dunwell and Juanfran Lopez explore the fascinating world beneath our feet.
Self-sufficient Nutrition for Life
Chrissie Sugden, a nutritionist, explores how much land we would need to provide all our essential nutrients.
Bill Mollison
“We are time scouts. Finding places now for what will be needed then.”
What Keeps Visionaries Going?
Maddy Harland asks two very different visionaries how they maintain momentum over decades, even in dark times.
Permaculture Your Money: Designing Financial Ecosystems
How can banking be a force for good? We asked Huw Davies from Triodos Bank to tell us about their approach.
Making Flower Essence Jellies
In the last issue of PM, Susan Tipton-Fox showed us how to tap and make maple and birch tree syrups. Here she’s back sharing the secrets of her deliciously floral essence jellies.
Out of the Everyday Mind
Eleanor O’Hanlon writes of close encounters in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, one of Africa’s few remaining wildlife sanctuaries for lions and elephants.
Empowering Women with Permaculture
Looby Macnamara and Maddy Harland use permaculture design to help women become more empowered. Looby describes some activities to help create your own empowerment design.
How Growers are Adapting to Climate Change
Dr Dorian Speakman set up The Marginal Lands Project to show how permaculture growers and farmers in Britain’s harsh upland areas have adapted to drought, flood and unseasonal weather events.
Foraging for Health
Want to educate your kids, get them eating healthily and exercising away from the screen? Katy Bowman suggests that foraging is more than fun, it stacks all those functions and more.
Building a Children’s Permaculture Movement
How can we launch a global permaculture education programme for children? Lusi Alderslowe has the answer!