World famous author and activist Vandana Shiva gave an inspiring speech at the Food Otherwise conference in Wageningen, Netherlands, on 21 February 2014. "Monopolies, centralization and monocultures go hand and hand and they are the instruments of power. We have to create instruments of democracy, diversity, resilience."
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Come along for a retrospective look at the International Permaculture Conference and Convergence (IPC11) that was hosted by Cuba in late 2013, and witness the experience through the lens of Andrew Millison.
The European Permaculture Convergence 2014 will take place in Bulgaria this summer! It’s an event designed for the cross-pollination of transition networks throughout our diverse and abundant continent. When?: July 25th to July 29th, 2014 Where?: N 41° 57.513′ E:24° 09.305′ (google maps) Eco-Camping Batak is situated on the picturesque lake Lake Batak, Bulgaria, in… Read more »
Free online summit — April 26th to May 4, 2014 Joining John and Ocean Robbins are celebrities like Woody Harrelson, Jane Goodall, Alicia Silverstone, Amy Goodman, and more! These cultural persuaders are joining with expert doctors and food activists because they’ve realized that if we don’t do something now, we’re in trouble.
Get the truth about GMOs and dangerous chemicals — and how carbs, gluten, fat, and sugar affect your weight, energy, sleep and the planet. Watch online from anywhere in the world! When it comes to food, we’re in big trouble. The food supply is contaminated with hormones, antibiotics, GMOs, chemical cocktails, and neurotoxic pesticides. Even… Read more »
Event organiser Diego Footer’s introductory address (Photo: John Newall) Early morning on Sunday the 23rd of March I was brushing my teeth and wondering how I was going to structure my week. By mid morning, thanks to equal parts generosity of friends and unbelievable serendipity, I was rushing to book flights from Perth, Western Australia… Read more »
The Whole Earth Summit starts tomorrow (free and online). Join Geoff Lawton and 42 remarkable visionaries, and tens of thousands of people worldwide, as we share our passion, vision and next steps for creating regenerative communities and a whole earth. Click here to register for free. I recommend that you do this now so that… Read more »
Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple. – Bill Mollison Join Geoff Lawton, Sepp Holzer, Brad Lancaster, Joel Salatin, Stacey Murphy, Janell Kapoor, Peter Bane and many others at the free online Whole Earth Summit, March 11-13, 2014. There will be 42 actionaries and visionaries envisioning a world… Read more »
Recognized worldwide for her activism and involvement in the anti-GMO movement, Indian author, women’s rights activist and physicist Vandana Shiva visited Costa Rica this past January 21st. She spoke to a crowd of hundreds that gathered in the auditorium of the University of Costa Rica. A press conference in the morning followed a series of… Read more »
What is Permaculture Voices? It’s the world’s largest professional permaculture conference, taking place in Temecula, CA, USA, this March 13-16, 2014. In other words, four epic days of networking, inspiration and learning from some of permaculture’s greatest pathfinders. Come out and see our own Geoff Lawton speak alongside Joel Salatin, Michael Pollan, Paul Wheaton, Allan… Read more »
Welcome to the first beginnings of IPC-UK! We are delighted that the UK Permaculture Association will be hosting the 12th International Permaculture Convergence. We are counting down and preparing for our biggest ever event – in fact many events – in September 2015. We have just attended the last IPC held in Cuba, and learnt… Read more »
Click for larger view What: Permaculture Voices Mega-Conference Where: Temecula, CA, between San Diego and LA When: March 13-16, 2014 Special: $250 off for bookings taken between November 29 — December 1, 2013 (that means US$710, instead of $960, for a full conference ticket) Geoff and Nadia Lawton will be speaking at one of the… Read more »