Each month we’ll highlight some of the great activities our PA members are up to – in the news, on TV, podcasts, resources, blogs and more.
Here is a selection of our favourites below – noting there are many more!
If we’ve missed you or you’ve got some stories to share, let us know via firstname.lastname@example.org so we can include them next month.
Listen upFuturesteading with Kirsten Bradley Make a cuppa and enjoy this interview with Kirsten from Milkwood with the Futuresteading team. In their words, “this podcast will leave you feeling affirmed and hopeful, as Kirsten shares her thoughts on long-term renting, community sufficiency, ways of stewarding land (that don’t necessarily involve buying a massive property), how to bypass hypocrisy and why to get comfy with shades of grey.” Listen here
Morag Gamble has launched a new podcast, Sense-making in a Changing World here. Join her each Wednesday in conversation with inspiring guests – ecological thinkers, activists, authors, designers and practitioners to explore ‘What Now?’ – what is the kind of thinking we need to navigate a positive and regenerative way forward, what does a thriving one-planet way of life look like, and where we should we putting our energy. Yes please!
PA members Ceres have launched a brilliant ‘Winter Webinar series’ with episode one featuring PA member Dr Keri Chiveralls and permaculture superstars Kat Lavers and Dr Ben Habib here.
Holistic Farming “its the paddock between your ears that you’ve got to change first”. Have a listen to PA member Inside Out Management being interviewed as part of the Grow Love Project BIG SHIFT (The Big Shift for Small Farms) podcast – produced with funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program and supported by Greater Sydney Local Land Services.
PA member and previous Board Director Dr Cally Brennan from Canberra Permaculture Design & Education features in the news talking about food growing in small suburban blocks, including wicking beds in the front yard and driveway here
Three segments on Gardening Australia this month have featured PA members which is amazing! Check out Hannah from Good Life Permaculture building a rodent free chicken feeder and a nifty propagation technique to bring you lots of free plants in a small space.
There was also a great segment with Manu and the Farm it Forward team, an innovative social enterprise in the Blue Mountains, bringing community together while producing local and fresh food in unused backyards.
Check out the new online documentary We have time featuring PA member & Permafund patron Charlie McGee from Formidable Vegetable, PA Life member and permaculture co-originator David Holmgren and Patrick Jones from Artist as Family to name a few.
If not already, check out and subscribe to Seb and Ewa from Permaculture Haven via their very active social media and Youtube. You’ll see a great range of permaculture videos and permaculture tips, including how to use their huge array of backyard produce – including this Purple yam gnocchi with greens and crispy smoked bacon sauce.
With Covid restrictions starting to lift, many of our PA members are taking bookings and/or expression of interest for property tours again. Check out Purple Pear Farm, Brogo Permaculture, Limestone Permaculture and Melliodora to name a few for some permaculture property inspiration.
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