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Energy, economics, ecobuilding

A new economic model for survival: Wendy Talaro is a Sustainability Integration Consultant
at Cornucopia Sustainable Designs and Urban/Suburban Ecoliteracy Read more.. .

Introduuced species: attitudes and management, Reviewed by Dr Anthony Cheke

Getting in a FIT over the Big Society Ken Moon

Economies of Scale - Where Do They Lead Us? Nick Snelgar

Who is Going to Feed Us? Nick Snelgar

 

Take One Dutch Barge and Add a Compost Loo. Simon Myers

 

Integral Permaculture, Deep Ecology

The Wisdom Offerings of a Garden. Michelle Vesser, Occidental Arts & Ecology Centre, Sonoma County, California

 

An Integral Framework for Permaculture Brad McManus

 

Copper Tools and the Legacy of Viktor Schauberger Jane Cobbald, Implementations

 

Permaculture & Foraging. Pete Williams, Red Dragon Bushcraft

 

Permaculture design

The Lie of the Land Roz Brown

 

Designing the Landscape Jane Powell, Organic Centre, Wales

 

The Edible Perennial Landscape.  Michele Fitzsimmons, Edible Landscaping, Cardiff

Blaeneinion: Permaculture - with beavers in it.  Sharon Girardi

 

Research

Polyculture research and seedsaving: Roz Brown Read more...

Aminopyralid: a ticking time bomb hidden in manure

Ryton Spearheads Exotic Seeds Project.  Sally Cunningham, HDRA

 

Permaculture and the Arts

Reflections on Art and Permaculture Adam Wolpert, Occidental Arts & Ecology Centre, Sonoma Cunty, California

 

Re-enchanting the World Dave Prescott, Hay On Wye TT

In search of weirdness Dave Prescott, Hay on Wye TT & HiT Alliance

The Potential Role of Fine Art in the Transition Movement Thomas Keyes

 

Permaculture techniques

Biochar for Environmental Management by Ed Sears

The Edible Perennial Landscape: Michele Fitzsimmons

Permaculture of cleaning - how to make laundry products at home: Roz Brown

Hugelkultur: Using Woody Waste in Composting Roz Brown

 

Summer Seed Sowing Real Seeds

 

Sheet Mulching for Beginners  Roz Brown

 

Aminopyralid - a time bomb hidden in manure.  Ann Owen

 

Seed Saving.  Real Seeds

 

Summer Seed Sowing.  Real Seeds

 

A-gleying We Will Go.  Roz Brown

 

Book Reviews

Lean Logic: David Fleming: reviewed by Chris Dixon Read more...

Biochar for Environmental Management by Ed Sears

Introduuced species: attitudes and management, Reviewed by Dr Anthony Cheke

 

'The Living Landscape – How to read and understand it' by Patrick Whitefield.  Rhian Hill

 

Alternatives for the Kitchen Garden: The Alternative Kitchen Garden: an A-Z by Emma Cooper.  Val Harris

Is itreally time to eat the dog? ‘Time to eat the dog? The real guide to sustainable living’  by Robert and Brenda Vale.  B G Brown

 

Introduced Species: Attitudes & Management Invasive & introduced plants & animals. Human perception, attitudes and approaches to management. Edited by Ian D.Rotherham & Robert A.Lambert.  Anthony Cheke

Building a Low Impact Roundhouse by Tony Wrench.  James Brimer

 

Transition, community

Financial Collapse & the Reversion to the Local: Julian Rose Read more...

This is Rubbish! highlights edible food waste: Feasting on Edible Food Waste - Rachel Solnick Read more...

They're Eating the Lawn in Llanidloes by Cathie Ackroyd

Access to Healthy ocal Food for Disadvantaged Communities by Gary Lamont

Permaculture of cleaning - how to make laundry products at home: Roz Brown

Sheffield Pioneers Community Harvest Peter Hodge, Sheffield Abundance

 

Cross Sector Partnerships and Transition Towns Dave Prescott, Hay on Wye TT

 

Cultivating Change Dorienne Robinson

 

The Freetree Initiative.  Jules Newman

 

New alotments for Presteigne ater 50 year wait.  Lin Scrannage

 

Permaculture Learning

Knowing vs. 'Knowing About' by Roz Brown

What will I learn on a Permaculture Design Course? Roz Brown

 

Permaculture in Context.  Mark Briggs & Roz brown

 

Seed saving for schools Roz Brown

 

It;s a PDC - but not as we (usually) know it.  Nick Talbott, TT Llandrindod

 

The Full Permaculture Experience Cas Wainwright, Llanfyllin

 

Review of ‘Introduction to Permaculture’ residential weekend at Ragman's Lane Farm, Gloucestershire Dave Prescott, Hay on Wye TT

 

Ecology

Bringing the Buzz to Pembrokeshire’s Coast Natasha Rolph, Bumblebee Conservation Trust

To Bee or Not to Bee Chris Leech, Montybees

10 Things You Can Do To Help Save The Bees SAnna Burns, Radnor & Brecknock Beekeepers

 

Peoplecare

 

Peoplecare and Permaculture Looby Macnamara, Designed Visions

 

What to grow

The Edible Perennial Landscape: Michele Fitzsimmons

 

Autumn and winter planting.  Real Seeds

Potential for Oriental Vegetables in Powys David Burridge, RENEW

Comfrey.  Roz Brown

 

Sustainable Healthcare

Complementary Health: Cider Vinegar by Julia Briscoe

Complementary healthcare: Molasses.  Julia Briscoe, Holistic practitioner, The Margaret Centre, Whipps Cross.

Transition Healthcare.  Ian Watt, Ian Watt Healthcare

 

Cooking it

 

A bit of a caper.  Roz Brown

 

World Permaculture

 

Peace and Permaculture in Bolivia.  Kim Glick

Food Security and farming

Real Farming for our Future: Colin Tudge reflects on the 2012 Oxford Real Farming Conference    Read more...

 

 

 

 

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