Permaculture Voices 1 – the First of Many?

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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 »

International Permaculture Day 2014

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Get ready for International Permaculture Day on Sunday 4th May, 2014 — join a global day of celebration and action! This year’s theme is: Reclaiming Food Freedom! Everywhere new laws are being passed, supposedly for our benefit, which limit our right to healthy, nutritious food; from raw milk bans, to hidden GMOs, to the criminalising… Read more »

Permaculture Open Day at Caroola Farm (May 4, 2014 – NSW, Australia)

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Caroola Farm (map) is hosting an open day celebrating permaculture, sustainability and local food / community resilience on Sunday 4 May, 2014 (International Permaculture Day). The vision for the day is to provide a selection of permaculture talks on subjects such as garden design, water management, passive heating / solar, healthy animal husbandry and more……. Read more »

IPC-UK 2015 International Permaculture Convergence

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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 »

March 2014 Permaculture Voices Mega-Conference in Southern California – a 3-Day Special For Bookings Starts November 29, 2013

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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 »

Permaculture Voices Mega-Conference Early Bird Discount Date is Imminent!

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We wanted to remind everyone that the March 13-16, 2014 Permaculture Voices Conference (in Temecula, CA, between San Diego and LA) early-bird discount deadline for tickets is this Saturday, August 31st, 2013. Register before the deadline and save a few hundred dollars. Come out and see our own Geoff Lawton speak alongside Joel Salatin, Michael… Read more »

The Living Earth Festival (Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia)

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A seed to plant in the ground and the mind If there is going to be a revolution, it must be a revolution of consciousness, so the saying goes. Fortunately, these words are slowly becoming a realisation as many conscious communities across Australia and abroad come together to make a change. Among them, are the… Read more »

Permaculture – a Quiet Revolution: Video Snapshots of IPC8 in Brazil

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Editor’s Note: There’s still time to book for the 11th International Permaculture Conference & Convergence, to begin in Cuba in November, 2013. The 8th International Permaculture Convergence brought over 200 permaculturists to Brazil (a total of 43 countries represented) in May 2007, with the common intention to create sustainability through self-reliance. Vanessa Schulz’s short documentary… 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 »