We are very excited to announce the finishes workshop for Australia’s first Earthship in Queensland, Australia. The Earthship design concept and systems have been applied to the subtropical climate of the area. Come and see the rammed earth tyres, the can walls, the earth berm, the hempcrete roof and all other components of this Earthship…. Read more »
Posts Categorized: Courses/Workshops
by the We Are All Farmers Permaculture Institute (Crystal Allene Cook, Edward Marshall; photos by PDC graduate Amanda Joy) Participants in the We Are All Farmers free permaculture workshop in Mingo County, West Virginia. Why should you care about Mingo County, West Virginia? You probably haven’t heard of Mingo County, West Virginia in the United… Read more »
Hi, it’s Geoff here again. Today I’ve got something really special for you all. My complete online permaculture earthworks course is yours for free when you register for my online permaculture design course.
Hi, it’s Geoff here. Last Sunday was International Permaculture Day and the launch of my new online permaculture course. We had a lot of people visit my farm on Sunday and a lot of people decided to do an online course with me. In fact some of them turned up to meet me. Check out… Read more »
by Albert Bates Sandor Katz lives a couple hours across Tennessee from us, so on a delightful April weekend we decided to spend four days attending his Wild Fermentation Intensive. Sandor is quite the celebrity these days — after profiles in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Michael Pollan’s new book, Cooked,… Read more »
This 13-day practical and demonstrative PDC will take place in Konso, south Ethiopia, from September 2nd to 14th, 2013, at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge. It has a focus on application of Permaculture to communities in the developing world; however as a PRI accredited PDC the syllabus covers all the major topics in Mollison’s Designer’s Manual… Read more »
All photos © Craig Mackintosh In my previous article I stressed how there is no sounder thing to invest in than a) Yourself and B) Community. In this article I want to share some of the simple ways one can invest in oneself. For some this may translate and lead to finding meaning, a career… Read more »
Though too often vilified, both ‘cows’ and ‘plows’ have proven to be among our most effective and available tools for restoring healthy ecological and eco-agricultural systems in our landscapes. Bucking the trend in conservation that has denounced these tools from early on was Aldo Leopold – perhaps best known for his influential Land Ethic from… Read more »
OMG! That is internet speak for Oh My Goodness! The first day at the internship was something no one could prepare me for: the open air, the cattle, the horses, chickens, food forests, pasture, correctly built structures that harmonize with the sun, swales, ponds, dams, and embarking on a journey and communal living with people… Read more »
Bliss Permaculture is happy to announce that it will be giving a Permaculture Design Course in the beautiful rolling foothills of the Austrian Alps in May 2013.
This year, May the 5th 2013, is the celebration of International Permaculture Day. In keeping with the theme of this important event, we need to be aware of the importance of producing and using “local”, especially with regard to forestry and use of timber.
Geoff Lawton, above the PRI’s Zaytuna Farm Photos © Craig Mackintosh Some of you may have noticed I’ve been a little intermittant in my (visible) work for you all of late…. I thought I’d better let you know I’m still alive and well, and that the reason for my tardiness in posting is due to… Read more »