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 »

Get Ready for International Permaculture Day, May 5, 2013

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International Permaculture Day is approaching fast and it’s time to think about how you will celebrate it this year and help support and promote the event. International Permaculture Day (IPD) showcases the practices of permaculture to the public. Businesses, groups and individuals show permaculture in action – through markets, demonstrations, films, ‘open houses and gardens’,… Read more »

The Cynefin Permaculture Project (North Wales)

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If you want to make permaculture happen, then just start. This is the story of how one garden ended up providing work, food and fun for people in the community of Gwynedd, Wales. History It was autumn, March 2012, and unemployment was at an all time high in North Wales. I was a qualified permaculture… Read more »

South East Asian Permaculture Convergence, 19-22 November 2012, Hong Kong

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We are pleased to announce the launch of the South East Asian Permaculture Convergence official website. We are very glad to have Rosemary Morrow (Rowe) being the patron of this important permaculture event for the region — please click here for a warm welcome from Rowe. This first convergence for the region is a call,… Read more »

PRI Sunshine Coast: Open Garden Day on Sunday, 30 September, 2012

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Open Garden Day at the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast, permaculture demonstration site. Come and see what we do here and have some morning tea with us! by Zaia Kendall, PRI Sunshine Coast The Vegetable Garden We have had a number of requests for an open garden day recently. We have been able to organise… Read more »

Beaufort Blokes Community Garden

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A 16-plot, all abilities access, community garden built by the Beaufort Blokes group in Victoria, Australia. by Carolyn Payne Beaufort Blokes is a community group supported by the local health department. They meet twice a month — one week they have lunch and play cards and board games, the other week they take a bus… Read more »