Melbourne’s well known permaculture practitioner, KERRY DAWBORN, asks us to consider who has made the food we eat, what is the true cost of food products and what the food we buy really is.
This paper, by Colin Ball, considers the history of the philosophical ideas and political connotations of the environmental design system called Permaculture by the co-originators Bill Mollison and David Holmgren.
David Holmgren’s address to the food security day of the Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network’s 2007 national conference—Cities Feeding People.
A focus group looks at the decline of environment groups and ponders the future of sustainability activism in the new century.
The 8th International Permaculture Convergence in Brazil in May 2007 was a resounding success, with permaculture practitioners and representatives from 42 countries attending to share their work and experience. Following is a brief report.
Three Main Questions …by Terry Leahy
- What are the environmental problems of agriculture today?
- What agricultural technologies are available to deal with these problems?
- What are the social causes of these problems and what are the social alternatives?
Transition Energy Descent is the process of living with less net energy. As a process it is ever changing, adapt-ing, responding and reflecting a new paradigm for human cultures and communities. …by Colin Endean