Vandana Shiva’s keynote address to the National Permaculture Convergence in Hyderabad, 2016.
This Permaculture Association map shows gardens in your area, and whether they are centres which you can visit.
This May the very first GetGrowing course was run in the UK. For those not aware this is a hugely successful short course to teach complete novices how to start growing some of their own food, something that Amma’s is urging us to do and is one of the six InDeed pledges. The course has … Continue reading
In this interview Peter Ash explains how he successfully tackled deforestation and soil erosion in a small village in Madagascar, with hardly any funds or manpower. Peter demonstrates how understanding natural systems and using nature to our advantage can dramatically improve the health of the environment.
“It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.
from the Guardian The Golden State has suffered four parched years, but the land could be too dry to absorb heavy rains anticipated this winter Vast swathes of forest are so brittle and bone-dry that they burn up in an instant. A vicious wildfire, whipped up by hot, arid winds and moving faster than anything in … Continue reading
Episode 1 When His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales first visited Transylvania nearly 20 years ago, he was captivated by the region’s “timelessness”, and said it reminded him of stories he read as a child. Bears roam the forested slopes of the Carpathians, mountain pastures tinkle with the sound of cowbells and farmers scythe … Continue reading
Dear Week Project Members and Devon Friends, We have suggested that all those people who are local and/or interested in produce, farm activities and/or being in nature on our land at Huxhams Cross are warmly invited and encouraged to participate in the surveys that the Apricot team are conducting regarding what might be grown, how … Continue reading
Shareholder opportunity An exciting new Biodynamic / Permaculture farm project is getting off the ground in the hamlet of Week near Totnes in South Devon. This is your chance to purchase shares in the land and be a part of the future of progressive farming in the UK. Shares available from £100 – £20,000 so … Continue reading
It is possible to design housing developments that contain all the run-off of water from the roofs, as this BBC report on a development in Sheffield shows. Conserving water is not just one of the InDeed pledges, but also a cardinal principle of permaculture design and good sense. Water that does not go into drains does … Continue reading