This is Dan Palmer’s report about the four-day Advanced Permaculture Planning and Design Process workshop he and David Holmgren co-presented last year.
We (at Jagged Crow Farm) are setting up a permaculture-designed farm and thought you might be interested in this story on what we did with our sheep’s wool in the first few years …
Pip magazine recently announced the inaugural Pip Permie Awards in the latest issue of their mag. There are two awards, both of which will be presented at APC14, to be held next April 15-19 in South East NSW and the ACT.
When I sat down to write an article for Open Forum about leadership, all I could think of were permaculture people…
It was nice to be asked to do a talk at the first Community Expo which happened Sat 2nd Sept 2017 at the public park in Stanthorpe next to the swimming pool. Its focus was health and wellbeing, so I decided to talk about the health benefits of growing your own food, as well as […]
By Eric J. Smith My first introduction to Permaculture happened before I even knew there was such a system. As a teenager with a keen interest in horticulture, watching neighbours, friends and family removing trees from their property and loading them onto (often) several trailer loads and taking them to the tip. Then within days […]
Take a tour of Purple Pear Farm with this short video. PURPLE PEAR FARM in New South Wales, Australia, is a permaculture and biodynamic farm with rotating tractor domes over mandala garden beds, pigs, chooks and some great philosophy.
Stanthorpe Permaculture Group had a great turn out on the morning of 3rd July with around 22 people coming together to exchange seeds. The variety of seeds available was incredible. We put all the contributions on the table and then people helped themselves to what they wanted to grow.
Bill Mollison (1928 – 2016) was the father of permaculture. Charlie Mgee wrote this song to commemorate his life as a formidable agent of change who inspired the world. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the “In Memory Of Bill Mollison” group on Facebook for the inspiration. www.facebook.com/groups/618041141700206/
Iconoclast, provocateur, visionary, gardener, author, educator, scientific researcher, university lecturer, one-time forester and fisherman — Bill Mollison, was a man of many parts.