Ignazio Schettini

THE CROWD FUNDING CAMPAIGN FOR THE ITALIAN VERSION OF MOLLISON´S DESIGNERS´ MANUAL

Last September the European Permaculture Convergence took place in Italy, that is in a charming location called Bolsena, a small town lying on the shores of huge volcanic lake where swans use to swim peacefully on the mesmerizing water surface reflecting the colours of sky and hills. The giant sycamore trees scattered all around seem to be standing there as the loving and protective arms of our Mother Earth. There […]

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A Volcanic Miracle in Bolsena: The Italian Version of “PERMACULTURE, A DESIGNERS’ MANUAL” by Bill Mollison (1988)

Next September 11th the EUPC (European Permaculture Convergence) will take place in Bolsena, Italy. Touristic info about this city are given at the end of the article, however Bolsena is not too far from Rome, so you can really get there from anywhere around Europe – since Rome is connected pretty well – but not so easy to reach when you are in ROME because if you do not have […]

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Italy & Slovenia : A New Mediterranean Alliance

There are many uncertainties in the Mediterranean. North, South and East of the region have been experiencing different, complex and ongoing socio-political as well as economic and environmental transitions. However, while uncertainties dominate the geopolitical, economic and social spheres, there are certainties about the fundamental issues that need to be addressed collectively in the Mediterranean. The sustainable development of agriculture, food security, and rural areas are at the heart of […]

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A LOOK INTO THE AFTERMATH OF A PDC

Often we read or hear about how awesome a permaculture design course can be. It is usually described as a great informative experience, where all participants are very impressed and fascinated by the amount of knowledge that they achieve in so little time. However one may also think that all those fine words and enthusiastic remarks are simply used for some “nice talk” about permaculture values and principles, but that […]

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How a PDC Can Change Your Life!

Hi There, I am writing from Italy, and my name is Ignazio although everybody calls me Iggy. My friend Marilena and I would like to tell you about how the encountering with Permaculture has changed our lives. For instance, watching the following short clip today, we can surely claim that Bill Mollison´s words are true and fitting. For once you attend a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course and get to […]

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Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course in Matera, Southern Italy, with Rhamis Kent (8th – 20th March, 2015)

This is your opportunity to attend this Permaculture Design Certificate Course in Matera, Southern Italy, with Permaculture Designer and Teacher Rhamis Kent. There are limited spaces available, so please register now to secure your spot! This is a residential PDC course taught in English by Rhamis and translated into Italian by Ignazio Schettini. It is also a great opportunity to visit a less known but very beautiful part of Italy. […]

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