Our communities are dynamic ecosystems composed of natural resources, brick and mortar infrastructure, and complex social systems that we constantly alter through human actions.
Articles: permaculture (55)
In essence, Permablitzes are community gatherings where groups of volunteers descend on a site for a weekend to build, implement, teach, and learn Permaculture design through direct action...
You especially need permaculture in a city. It’s even more beneficial in a city than it is in a rural landscape.
This essay uses over a dozen working farms across the country (& a few other countries) to illustrate some of the key principles of the ecologically-based agriculture that will be required in the transition ahead. …The next steps are up to you, kid.
"I’m suggesting in my essay, the underlying thing is an appeal to those people to come and join us in the positive side where we’re going to create the world we do want, whether or not it leads to a larger scale positive change, or whether or not it contributes to a crash."
The evidence that the global financial system is a not-so-slow moving train crash is getting stronger.
Last year, Sofia witnessed first hand the near complete collapse of the island’s economy...
I was recently invited to an Open Space event hosted by the Bowen (Island) Agricultural Alliance (BAA!) and facilitated by my friend Chris Corrigan. It was a small group — about two dozen — but most of the people there were farmers. With my Transition-based knowledge of permaculture …
Many climate policy professionals and climate activists are now reassessing whether there is anything more they can do to help prevent the global catastrophe that climate change appears to be.
I’m not surprised that Permaculture hasn’t caught on with mainstream food growers.