news in brief

Tuesday, 27th June 2017
Andrew Millison - Oregon State University
Over the last few years, Oregon State University have been giving free online 'Intro to Permaculture' courses. Now they have condensed the course into a free downloadbale guide for everyone to access...
Monday, 26th June 2017
Permaculture magazine
This week (end of June 2017) sees the launch of A People’s Food Policy – a ground-breaking manifesto outlining a people’s vision of food and farming in England that is supported by over 80 food and...
Tuesday, 13th June 2017
Permaculture magazine
Embarking on a mission to mitigate climate change by changing people's thinking through dance music and lyrics about organic gardening, Australia's Formidable Vegetable Sound System have been...
Wednesday, 7th June 2017
Permaculture magazine
British ecopoet, Helen Moore, has just been awarded $AUD1,000 for the publication of one of her poems in Meniscus, an online, free access literary journal published by the Australasian Association of...
Monday, 5th June 2017
Einstein's Garden
Could you grow your own edible forest at home? Might forest gardens be the answer to sustainable home food production? What unusual tastes and temptations lie in the layers of a woodland ecosystem?...
Tuesday, 30th May 2017
Permaculture magazine
The first South West Permaculture Convergence takes place on June 9-11th at Goffin Land, Devon, with hundreds of talks, workshops, delicious local food and entertainment. Along with a permablitz,...
Tuesday, 2nd May 2017
Adam Ormes Court
Following the launch of SoilHack at the first UK Farm Hack event in 2015, the first SoilHack gathering will be held on the 27th-28th May in Somerset, England. Details here:
Tuesday, 25th April 2017
Permaculture magazine
Come and see us at this year's South Downs Green Fair in Hampshire. The annual event is a fun day out for all the family, with music, local food and drink, crafts, ethical stalls and of course a book...
Thursday, 13th April 2017
Permaculture magazine
Permaculture author, Tomas Remiarz, is launching his new book 'Forest Gardening in Practice' on Saturday 22nd April. This beautiful guide shares 30 years of forest gardening practice, with indepth...
Tuesday, 11th April 2017
Permaculture magazine
Researchers at Ohio State University believe food waste can partially replace the petroleum-based filler used in car tyres. The usual filler, carbon black, makes up around 30% of the tyre, and gives...