Laura Gibbs |
Monday, 5th February 2018
Minimalism has been a hot topic in the last few years, with its bold claims to saving the world through reducing consumption levels. But there is much more to the topic than just giving away all our stuff and not buying anything new. The core of the... more
Peter Cowman |
Wednesday, 17th January 2018
One issue which unites all people in the world is the fact that we access nutrition by ingesting solids and liquids and as a consequence of this expel solid and liquid ‘wastes’ from our bodies.   When we are in gestation our mothers not only provide... more
Dr Daniel Wahl - Medium |
Friday, 12th January 2018
Being the editor of Permaculture magazine and many of the excellent books that Permanent Publications has made accessible to the movement, puts my friend Maddy Harland in an excellent position to act as a midwife of the world many of us are longing... more
Graham Burnett |
Wednesday, 13th December 2017
The late Patrick Whitefield’s first book Permaculture In a Nutshell was published back in 1993. At that time there was very little literature available about this innovative new way of creating human habitats by working with nature’s patterns,... more
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 15th November 2017
This book accompanies the powerful and inspirational French film ( that was released earlier this year (PM91, p39). The author visits 10 countries and meets scientists, activists, business people and elected officials,... more
Archie Hope |
Friday, 3rd November 2017
Through passion and curiosity Peter Burke has devised a very detailed (yet extremely simple) method of growing soil sprouts on windowsills, requiring minimal cost, space and time. Did you know that for about 15-20 minutes a day, you can harvest a... more
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 26th October 2017
Drawdown is a fascinating book and the project itself is exactly what we need in a world divided by climate change scepticism and inaction. As explained on page 56, in 2013 Paul Hawken gathered 70 scientists and policy makers from 22 countries to... more
Graham Bell |
Thursday, 26th October 2017
It’s an immense privilege to be asked to welcome you to this collection. Maddy’s 25 years of endeavour demand our attention. Twenty five years since taking over Permaculture News from me and turning it into the very professional PM. And then 20... more
Joan Bailey |
Wednesday, 18th October 2017
For Laura Ten Eyck and Dieter Gehring, knowledge is power. Their quest began thirty years ago when they decided to help pioneer efforts to revive hop growing in the North Eastern United States. Their book, The Hop Grower’s Handbook: The Essential... more
Katy Fox |
Tuesday, 10th October 2017
When we engage in transformative action, such as permaculture or Transition projects, we learn ecologically: by doing, experimenting, documenting and collaborating to constantly refine our practices and our knowledge through feedback as well as... more