Permaculture Tools workshop at Zaytuna Farm with Danial Lawton (27-29 May, 2013)

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by William Hill Permaculture Tools owner, Danial Lawton Permaculture tool expert and business owner Danial Lawton conducted a hand tool workshop at the Permaculture Research Institute Zaytuna Farm at the end of May. Presenting to students of the internship program, he shared his extensive knowledge of his unique hand tools, demonstrating their correct usage in… Read more »

Upcoming Permaculture Courses at the PRI Zaytuna Farm, July 2013 Update

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At PRI Zaytuna Farm we run three 10-Week Internship programs per year. In the past five years this Internship Program has included five subject specific courses – a Permaculture Earthworks Course, Permaculture Project Establishment Course, Learn how to Teach Permaculture Creatively Course, Urban Permaculture Design Course and a Sustainable Soils Management Course – which have… Read more »

The Eleventh International Permaculture Conference & Convergence (IPC11), Cuba (Nov/Dec 2013)

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Permaculture has for more than 30 years been an innovative system of techniques based on the best practices of traditional cultures of the planet, knowledge learnt from Nature and its ecosystem functioning and the adoption of new technologies that are ecologically friendly. All of this, combined with deep ethics and design principles to integrate the… Read more »

PDC With FWS in Tanzania, June 2013

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Click for larger view (2mb PDF) Following the success of our 2012 PDC, FoodWaterShelter is pleased to offer you the chance to join USA based instructor Steve Whitman and a team of local teachers in Arusha, Tanzania from June 17th to 28th 2013 for two weeks of intensive learning and an incredible networking opportunity. Click… Read more »

PDC at Possum Creek – A Unique Convergance

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The newly established Possum Creek, only10 mins from Byron Bay in northern NSW, Australia, will play host to some of Australia’s leading educators and PRI almuni. This August 18-31, 2013 we will see a unique learning experience occur at Possum Creek when the first Permaculture Design Course for this amazing property will take place. One… Read more »

The Valldaura ‘GreenFabLab': Exploring the Frontier Between Technology, Environment and People

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Permaculture and sustainability have rooted in the Spanish hills of Collserola near Barcelona and formed a partnership with a global project, the Green Fabrication Laboratory. Innovation and creativity are part of the lifeblood of Barcelona. Picasso and Dalí began their artistic careers here and Gaudí and Miró have left their own mark on the progressive… Read more »

Permaculture Design Course in Ivanovka, Kyrgyzstan

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What: Permaculture Design Course Where: Location: Keiin Institute, Ivanovka, Kyrgyzstan (40 minutes from Bishkek) When: June 24 – July 5, 2013 Teachers: Amadeus DeKastle and Calvin Lawrence PDC Course Fees: Foreign price is 450 Euros, local price is 5000 som (see below for more information) Included in Fees: PDC training, transportation from Bishkek to Ivanovka… Read more »

Australia’s First Earthship – Finishes Workshop (Queensland)

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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 »

Permaculture on the Mine Site and Next to the Railroad: A Free Two-Day Permaculture Workshop in the West Virginia Coalfields – a How-To and Lessons Learned

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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 »