Category: DVDs/Books

Permaculture Film On Demand in Hilton Resorts

An inspiring documentary film featuring permaculture in rural Tanzania will be available to watch for free ‘on demand’ in Hilton and Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts all over the world. “From the Mara Soil,” directed by Steve Schrenzel and produced by Global Resource Alliance, Inc., was one of five films selected by a partnership between the Sundance Institute and Hilton Worldwide to receive the 2012 Hilton Worldwide LightStay Sustainability Award. […]

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PRI Australia International Permaculture Day Events You Can Attend

One of several Zaytuna Farm dams Photo © Craig Mackintosh People who will be in northern NSW, Australia, on International Permaculture Day (May 6), might want to avail themselves of one, or both, of the following two opportunities — and make a truly International Permaculture Day of it!

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Seeds of Freedom, 2012 (Official Trailer Release)

To see things in the seed, that is genius. — Lao Tzu I guess Lao Tzu did not factor that there would be two types of geniuses born. Those, like a handful of greedy corporations, who use seeds to control, govern and enslave, and those — like traditional farmers and permaculturists — who nurture the future of humanity through them.

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Funding Sought for Permaculture Film – The Chikukwa Project

Gillian Leahy (a documentary maker) and Terry Leahy (permaculture researcher) are making a film about the Chikukwa project in Zimbabwe. This is a feel good story out of Africa. For the last 20 years an amazing permaculture project has been working in Zimbabwe. Where once the people of the Chikukwa villages suffered hunger, malnutrition and high rates of disease, this community has turned its fortunes around using permaculture farming techniques. […]

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Gaiacraft Workbook: Global Release

As an offering to the planetary permaculture movement we have created a workbook of permaculture worksheets. This educational tool kit will help support your learning and teaching practice. In the spirit of a genuine love for permaculture education and in gratitude to the world community, this new learning tool is intended to help heal and empower our relationship with ourselves, the Earth and each other. The Gaiacraft Permaculture Workbook shares […]

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Permaculture – A Beginner’s Guide (free extract)

Some years ago Graham Burnett produced Permaculture: A Beginner’s Guide. It’s a nice 76-page introductory look a permaculture — a very readable booklet to get you looking at the world, and your garden, through the permaculture lens. It’s in no way a substantial, technical how-to type manual, but rather a good inspirational dose of permaculture principles with a broad smattering of practical examples of how to apply them. In short, […]

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Permaculture Diary and Calendar

The new year will soon be upon us, but there is still time to get your hands on the 2012 Permaculture Diary and Calendar so you can plan and keep track of all your events and activities.

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Learn Grow: Edible Plant Information Resources

I thought I’d share this excellent, growing resource on edible plants for specific regions. At time of writing the Learn Grow project has created comprehensive plant list info for the following regions: Solomon Islands Papua New Guinea Timor Leste Nigeria In addition, the site has two disks available that should be of direct interest to Australian permaculturists:

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New book: Equine Permaculture – Regenerative Horse Property Design & Pasture Management

Equine Permaculture: Regenerative Horse Property Design & Pasture Management A collection of articles, 80 pages by Mariette van den Berg & Nicholas Huggins Generally, horse keeping is considered to be a costly hobby or business, especially with current price rises in living expenses and feed costs. On top of that, horse and land owners encounter high input costs or difficulties to maintain pastures and sustain the dietary needs of horses.

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Sustainable Living Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey

What: A sustainable film festival When: December 2-4, 2011 Where: Istanbul Systemic change is only possible with the simultaneous transformation of individuals, communities and institutions that constitute the system. A system changes when the critical majority of the components reach a new level of consciousness. This is only possible when the individuals’ perception of the reality that they are in has changed, where they can establish a cause-effect relationship of […]

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Urban Permaculture Movie Night and Talk by Geoff Lawton, Gold Coast, Australia

Attention people who are interested in Permaculture, sustainable living and being a positive change in our world. Come along to our garden for our first showing of the Urban Permaculture DVD by Geoff Lawton, the director and educator of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia! The movie will be shown in the 5 year old Permaculture Organic garden called Urban Eden along with a talk and questions and answers by […]

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Urban Permaculture DVD – You May Order! (Shipping Nov. 1, 2011)

At the International Permaculture Conference (IPC10) we treated attendees to the very first showing of the Urban Permaculture DVD. At the time I was personally too busy to watch it myself, but just last night finally sat down to do so. In short, it was totally inspirational.

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