Reviews

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 (www.demain-lefilm.com/en/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
 
Lorenzo Costa |
Wednesday, 6th September 2017
Charles and Steph have more than 30 years of experience on the land and this book sums up the work of two exceptional no dig gardeners. This book is informative, complete in the way it takes the reader from setting up a no dig garden, and onto... more
 
Rozie Apps |
Friday, 1st September 2017
Are you serious about becoming a market gardener? If yes, then this is the book for you. It is not for the faint-hearted. The Permaculture Market Garden is an incredibly indepth guide, explaining the science behind nature and farming, and combining... more
 
Phil Moore - Permaculture People |
Tuesday, 18th July 2017
Harmony in Food & Farming, a two day conference organised by the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT), explored the theme of Nature’s grammar. Inspired by the book Harmony: A new of way of looking at our world by Charles Windsor with co-authors Tony... more
 

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