Permaculture Design For Islands with Bill Mollison

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This is a rare event and one that shouldn’t be missed. Having been born and reared on the island of Tasmania, Islands hold a special place in Bill’s heart and fascination. In this course Bill will focus on Permaculture Design for tropical and sub-tropical islands. This will be a wonderful experience to study and spend time with the founding father of Permaculture. When: Wednesday, July 16 through to Saturday, July […]

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Establishing a Food Forest

Establishing a Food Forest

Is it possible to live sustainably and grow an edible Food Forest? Join me on an amazing journey from classroom theory to practical application. I will take you through the emerging process of seeding a food forest, watching it grow and emerge a few years later by allowing Nature to do all the work. Let me show a lost food forest 10 years later as I cut through tall grass and see how it has emerged and grown when left to its own devices.

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International Permaculture Design Course With Geoff Lawton In NZ

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International Permaculture Design Course with Geoff Lawton, Rikirangi Gage, Kay Baxter, Bob Corker and Others. International Permaculture Design Course Whitianga Marae, Whitianga, Eastern Bay of Plenty, NZ 5th – 19th July, 2008 Tutors: Geoff Lawton, Rikirangi Gage, Kay Baxter, Bob Corker and Others. Fee: $1200 inc gst (includes Maori accommodation and food)

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PDC With Geoff Lawton At Quail Springs

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Permaculture Design Certificate Course with Geoff Lawton at Quail Springs August 16-27, 2008 For more Information or to register contact: [email protected] 1 (805)886-7239 quailsprings.org Click Image To Enlarge

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Permaculture Partner Program in Vietnam

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The Social Policy Ecology Research Institute, PRI’s partner organization located in the Ha Tinh province of Vietnam, is running a Farmers’ Field School (FFS) whose mission is to empower indigenous youth and farmers in the Mekong region through learning about nature and landscape and as well as build cross-cultural understanding while addressing global issues such as climate change, community care and loss of biodiversity. FFS is currently being developed into […]

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Permaculture design course with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton, 7th-19th Jan 2008

Permaculture design course with Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton, 7th-19th Jan 2008

Bill Mollison and Geoff Lawton Combine forces to teach the PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE Monday 7th – Saturday 19th January 2008 • Melbourne University “This course has already changed a lot of the world – Come help us finish the job!” ~ Bill Mollison April 27, 2005 BILL MOLLISON, the legendary Permaculture teacher, promoter and designer – who, over 26 years of non-stop travelling, designing, teaching and writing, personally planted […]

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Permaculture Cairns takes off

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Permaculture Cairns is a recently formed permaculture group, located in the wet tropics region of Far North Queensland, Australia. Cairns has a Tropical climate, with generally hot and humid summers and milder drier winters. The cyclone season is normally confined to between December and April and the average annual rainfall is 1992mm. Nowhere else on earth do two World Heritage listed sites sit side by side –With the education of […]

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Appropriate solutions to the challenge of Tanzania

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Note: This is Part II of a two-part series. Click here to read Part I. When we arrived in Tanzania, just as when we arrive in most third world countries to do this kind of work, the most serious issues to deal with initially are firstly sanitation, toilet systems, then drinking water, then fire wood systems or sustainable fuel systems, then diverse interactive food production designs. Tanzania was the same. […]

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The challenge of Tanzania

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Westerners don’t realise how big the problems are in most third world countries. To a large extent they are created by the promise of modernism. Greatest of these problems however in third world countries include a need for good diversity of food production of an eco systemic style good waste system design for grey water appropriate toilets garbage disposal methods good drinking water systems a sustainable fuel system. To first […]

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