Permaculture Business, Part 2: On Opportunities

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by Rob Avis Read Part I here! Opportunity is about seeing things differently What is amazing about permaculture is the number of solutions that are contained within the design system. I often say that the Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) provides people with a solution matrix they can use to run their problems through. A lot… Read more »

Permaculture, Innovation & Black Sheep

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Over the past few years, I have had the honor of being able to teach at least eight permaculture courses a year at home and all over the world. These learning and sharing journeys have weaved my story with others from places in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Australia and the USA. A few years… Read more »

A Nomadic Permaculture Journey Continues…

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Awareness course group, Tipwere orphanage, Malawi Five years ago, I never would have thought it possible to experience a journey and transformation in my life like this. My whole world-view and belief system changed. With it came a change in eating and sleeping habits, a reduction in consumption of all kinds of unnecessary products, a… Read more »

What is Permaculture? (Or, can I farm from my hammock?)

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Would you like to have healthy and delicious food, beautiful surroundings, meaningful work for yourself and your family, more connection to the natural world, happy children and animals? Would you like to nurture the earth and the environment, reduce non-renewable fuel use and global warming, and help break the power of multinational corporations who exploit… Read more »

Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective

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A documentary film introducing Permaculture — designing a world where people and planet can thrive. Why A Film About Permaculture? Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were beneficial? What if we… Read more »

Permaculture Around Latin America – Bolivia

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The following two videos showcase Permaculture meetings in Bolivia. This first video showcases a pond and garden being made with Super-Adobe, in Samaipata. The instructor, Daniel Ardita, highlights the importance of building with dirt found in the land itself, and gives us a bit of background knowledge on this relatively new building technique, which came… Read more »