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Friday, 10th February 2017
Paul Alfrey - Balkan Ecology Project
A unique learning opportunity studying the productivity of polyculture market gardens in the beautiful Balkans. Encouraged by high yields and high levels of biodiversity that we have been recording...
 
Tuesday, 7th February 2017
Permaculture magazine
Feeding ruminant animals on species-rich grassland produces good quality food, protects the soil, is good for animal welfare and stores carbon in the soil, helping to alleviate climate change. In...
 
Friday, 20th January 2017
Permaculture magazine
The Energy Revolution author, Howard Johns, will be speaking at TEDX Exeter in April 2017. The theme for the event is HOPE, and Howard Johns will be exploring the hope in community energy and the way...
 
Thursday, 19th January 2017
Permaculture magazine
The Dartington Hall Trust is pioneering a new model of agroforestry, aiming to combine five food and farming enterprises to create an agroecological system that is both collaborative and commercially...
 
Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Permaculture magazine
Permaculture projects have the chance to win money to help them continue their work and grow. Lush and Ethical Consumer Research Association have launched the new Lush Spring Prize, a £200,000 annual...
 
Tuesday, 20th December 2016
Ben Law
Permaculture woodsman, and Grand Designs favourite, Ben Law, has a place open on a 10 week training experience. Learn from Ben's small scale forestry and coppice business, from January 23rd to March...
 
Friday, 25th November 2016
Permaculture magazine
What role can design play in social change and environmental justice? This day long workshop will offer a space for discussing theories and sharing principles and tactics that help ensure our work...
 
Monday, 21st November 2016
Dr James Dyke
Humanity stands at a crossroads. The choices it faces are complex and its final destinations are hard to discern. But there is very little doubt that the route it has taken thus far is unsustainable...
 
Thursday, 10th November 2016
Permaculture magazine
Small businesses who have rooftop solar installations could see their business rate taxes increase by eight times. Discussions between HM Revenue and Customs’ Valuation Office Agency (VOA), and the...
 
Thursday, 20th October 2016
Maddy Harland
The Sustainability Centre in Hampshire, UK, home of Permaculture magazine and Permanent Publications, has created a lasting tribute to Bill Mollison, the co-founder, pioneer and 'father of...
 

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