1. APT Update

    It is an exciting time for those interested in pursuing permaculture studies beyond the Permaculture Design Course. 2016 will see the opportunity for Permaculture Certificate I, II, III and IV, as well as the Permaculture Diploma to become more widely available through a number of Registered Training Organisations.

permafund-circle LATEST PERMAFUND NEWS

  1. 2015 Permafund Meetup — Gathering Momentum

    So here it is… an open invitation to spend the weekend of 21-22 November in a superb permaculture homestead… your opportunity to meet fellow permies and the Permafund Committee to brainstorm how best we can help others.
  2. Permafund extends support to target projects

    Permafund is now supporting targeted projects such as the Tropical Permaculture Guidebook from Timor Leste. This project is being supported partly through Bernd Langer's Timor coffee importing business.
  3. Village planning workshop and PDC in Haiti

    How do you deliver an 11 day Permaculture Design Course in the shade of a tree? Permaculture Australia's John McKenzie reports on his time in Haiti and the work of Permafund that is supporting village development on the Caribbean island.


  1. Presentations at APC13

    Submissions are now open for presentations, workshops and specific sessions during APC13.
  2. Seeds: save your own, says Jane

    All the way from Sydney’s Inner West Seedsavers she came, all the way to the Randwick Sustainability Hub to lead a workshop in saving seeds. For those gathered there in the classroom on the edge of the green, the afternoon with Jane Mowbray was one of seed pods, winnowing an gemination testing…
  3. Permaculture Calendar 2016 — yes, it’s that time of year again

    It arrives every year as if to remind us that with a little planning we can make better things happen. Now, it's arrived again and the Permaculture Calendar 2016 is here to reflect our permaculture back to us and to prod us into asking… what does next year's adventure in good permaculture design hold?
  4. Opening day — IPC UK 2015

    Permculture Australia's Ian Lillington made the long journey from rural Victoria to London to attend this year's international Permaculture Convergence. He sent this report at the end of the first day.


  1. Remix album Launch Party — 11 July 2015

    The single will be out on June 12th (including a couple of bonus tracks) and will be followed closely by the album, which will be launched on July 11th at Bar 303 in Northcote, Melbourne. Go give it a spin right now and put the 11th of July in your diaries!
  2. Teacher, dancer, gardener

    EDUCATOR, dancer, garden agriculturist… is it possible to teach an internet-based permaculture design course, grow your own vegetables and fruit (while keeping your chooks and ducks away from them) and to be a Flamenco dancer?


  1. Creating a Perma-Culture

    Factsheet: What permaculture seeks to create are societies, economies and ways of producing our needs that are resilient and adaptable to change.


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