Each month we’ll highlight some of the great activities our PA members are up to & where permaculture has been featured in the news. 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.
ListenThe impact of the pandemic on our food chains has resulted in an increase in the purchase of seasonal eating and veggie boxes, as discussed by Chris Ennis, from PA Organisation member CERES on ABC Radio National.
PA Supporter, Robyn from Pip Permaculture Magazine was interviewed on the Futuresteading Podcast here on taking small steps and how to make a difference without the overwhelm.
ReadThe seed garden is a joint initiative with Permaculture Noosa and the Cooroy Community Permaculture Gardens, to give residents access to local knowledge and seeds and was featured here
Fiona Blackham, Gaia Permaculture, Western Australia shared tips and tricks on sustainable, water wise gardening in Farm Weekly.
PA Organisation member Yandina Community Gardens have secured $34,000 for composting and waste reduction projects and were featured on local television and print news.
PA Organisation members Northey Street City Farm and Brisbane permaculturists were quoted throughout this article in the Independent Australia on how COVID-19 has impacted food security and sustainability
The Permaculture school project at Five Island Secondary College, with support from Elemental Permaculture, were featured on WIN News Illawara.
The Channon community in NSW adapts bushfire-fighting skills to create COVID-19 response, including PA member Fionn Quinlan. Fionn head up a group tasked with food and water security and was quoted in the ABC article here and associated newsclip below.
‘The role of imagination in creating change’ – an all-star permie line-up panel discussion between Linda Woodrow, Starhawk, PA life members David Holmgren and Robyn Francis, Su Dennett and PA members Beck Lowe and Charlie Mgee.