Polyface Farm Documentary Campaign

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Trailer of ‘Polyfaces’ For the last two years we have been filming a documentary on Joel Salatin’s renowned Polyface Farm and its broad community of 5000 families that lie within a three hour ‘Foodshed’ of this unique operation in Swoope, Virginia. We do not need Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) to feed the world, and this… Read more »

This Year’s Australasian Permaculture Convergence (APC10) and PDC Shaping Up to Be a Hit!

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From a few days ago: HOLLYWOOD star Daryl Hannah flies into Cairns tomorrow while Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson’s eccentric nephew, Ned RocknRoll hits town today. The environmentally minded duo plan to spend a month in the Far North for a two week permaculture design course and the Australasian Permaculture Convergence. The events will be… Read more »

Keyline Design – Mark IV

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‘Soil, Water & Carbon for Every Farm’ – Building Soils, Harvesting Rainwater, Storing Carbon by Abe Collins & Darren Doherty Introduction Keyline Design was first developed by the great Australian, P.A. Yeomans (1904-1984), in the late 1940s & 50s initially as a practical response to the unpredictable rainfall regime he found on his new property,… Read more »

Carbon Economy & Farming Courses USA 2009

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We are pleased to announce another world 1st! We have designed and organised three ‘Carbon Farming Courses’ and one ‘Carbon Economy Course’ to be convened across the US during 2009. The course modules include: Holistic Management, Soil Food Web, Broadacre Permaculture, ZERI, Fungi, BioChar, Energy Systems, Natural Building and Pathways to Relocalisation. To deliver these… Read more »