54 cards, each packed with permaculture information. People, plants, ideas, animals, techniques…. Each card represents many hours of arguing over the tiniest details.
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I had the pleasure of making a recent return visit to Switzerland for the Caux Forum for Human Security’s Dialogue on Land and Security. This was first held as a single full-day event on July 15, 2011. It was titled Restoring Earth’s Degraded Land, featuring a number of great speakers and presenters including UNCCD Executive… Read more »
Anyone who is fairly informed probably has some knowledge or vague impressions of China. We are well aware of China’s breakneck economic growth in the last two decades. We are also aware of China’s hard consequences for its fastidious growth. Beijing recently made the news with record air pollution. The north of China has no… Read more »
by Mo Lohre & William Redwine “Creating the Alternative” is a movement dedicated to creating a regenerative lifestyle and sharing the process with everybody, freely! We think shrinking our environmental footprint is not enough. We don’t just want to be less abusive to our Earth, we want to be a positive, creative influence on her…. Read more »
Click play below to hear the podcast: Transcript below: Everyone knows that humans are doing a pretty poor job, at the moment, of solving our toughest 21 Century problems… (insert your issue of choice… for example climate change, world poverty, nature protection, misuse of antibiotics, armed conflict, economic stability, or whatever). On the other hand… Read more »
Scorched land What can I say, the beginning of 2013 saw a huge exposure to external influences, including bushfire and lots of rain, but continued learning, planning and a solid and exciting way forward!
Interview by Leslee Goodman of the Moon Magazine Warren Brush [see author profile] describes himself as a certified permaculture designer and teacher, a mentor and storyteller. He is co-founder of Quail Springs Learning Oasis & Permaculture Farm, a former cattle ranch located in California’s Cuyama Valley — one of the remotest places within a three-hour… Read more »
What is music? An agreement. What is debt? An agreement. They are the same thing. No, they aren’t the same. Let me explain. Music is an activity that people do together based on an agreement about the value of units of time, frequency of beats, frequency of tones, loudness and dynamics and the intervals between… Read more »
Want to push green to another level? You can now live green and die green with environment-friendly burials. These new alternative methods will make you turn in your grave! Backed by the popular seals of "sustainability, eco-friendliness, and fair trade", funeral businesses are now offering you killer deals to go back to the land. Remember,… Read more »
by Toby Hemenway The Permaculture Flower, modified from David Holmgren. The petals represent the basic human needs, and we work to meet them sustainably on the personal, local, and regional levels. Permaculture is notoriously hard to define. A recent survey shows that people simultaneously believe it is a design approach, a philosophy, a movement, and… Read more »
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more. — John Burroughs (1837-1921), American naturalist and writer Gardening is a very healthy hobby, on so many levels. It’s not just about filling our tummy either, there’s a lot more to be had from a well… Read more »
I loved Geoff’s surfing video. As a response, this might interest you — it’s an animation exploring the idea of community resilience using the metaphor of a surfer.