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Permaculture Convergence 2016

12 August, 2016 Vicky 0

Geoff and Nadia Lawton will be attending the UK’s PermacultureConvergence, which takes place on 2-4 September 2016 at Nell Bank, Ilkley, West Yorkshire. It is a rare opportunity to meet one of the world’s most […]

Alternative ‘Nobel Prize’ For Permaculture

12 August, 2016 Vicky 0

Stuart Muir Wilson, the grandson of permaculture founding father Bill Mollison, has recently received The Right Livelihood Award, known as the alternative Nobel Prize, for his “outstanding vision and work on behalf of the planet […]

The Call To Adventure

24 December, 2010 Vicky 0

I have an enduring image of Ellen MacArthur before she was famous for sailing around the world single-handed. Penniless and unknown, she lived on a small boat in a freezing boatyard on the Hamble, near […]

What is Permaculture?

12 August, 2010 Vicky 0

The term permaculture is a combination of the words permanent and agriculture, or permanent and culture. The difference between permaculture and normal agricultural methods is the diversity of organisms in the permaculture system. Many plants […]

What is Permaculture?

30 July, 2010 Vicky 0

People often ask me what permaculture is. There is a short answer and there is a long one, which should come with a warning: permaculture can inspire a lifetime of discovery and creative living. If […]

The Flowering of Happiness

26 May, 2010 Vicky 0

Connecting with Nature In these times of disruption, change and transition, all of us can be excused for sometimes feeling perplexed, challenged, even a little lost. We are watching the old world slowly disintegrate. Our […]