by John Shiel Photo © Craig Mackintosh There are 2 ways to run a PermaBlitz (building a Permaculture community garden or backyard food garden in one day): coordinated by your local Permaculture club (you receive help with garden design, getting people to your house, and you are covered by their liability insurance), or where a… Read more »
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Warren Brush presents at the Tenth International Permaculture Conference (IPC10), Amman, Jordan, September 2011 Photograph © Craig Mackintosh I consider it a privilege to be a friend of Warren Brush, and it’s been a pleasure to see his rapid development in all things Permaculture. In his presentation at the IPC10 (Amman, Jordan, September 2011) Warren… Read more »
Photo © Craig Mackintosh (Permission given for personal non-commercial use) Email Resolution (240kb) | Print Resolution (870kb) | Poster Resolution (4mb) Whew! The post-IPC tours began today, but the conference and convergence themselves have come to an end. What a ride it’s been! I’m personally totally exhausted, but in a good way. I’ll tell you… Read more »
Roberto Perez Rivero, Cuba, addresses the conference guests Photo © Craig Mackintosh It was a full day of varied talks — varied both in terms of the content, and the background and experience of the speakers. I won’t say a lot about the talks, as you are able to watch them yourselves on www.livestream.com/ipc10! On… Read more »
Princess Basma bint Ali of Jordan opens IPC10 Photographs © Craig Mackintosh The opening of the Tenth International Permaculture Conference (IPC10) already saw Permaculture getting the attention it deserves. Over 100 people from around the world were seated to ‘break bread’ at the conference’s opening gala dinner on the evening of Friday September 16. Aside… Read more »
Bill and Lisa Mollison about to go below sea level and into the Dead Sea Valley, Jordan. Bill is, as you can see, particularly prepared. Photo © Craig Mackintosh Hello from Jordan! Many of you expressed interest in wanting to watch the IPC via live-streaming, and not a few of you were kind enough to… Read more »
Margie Bushman & Wes Roe on Amazon boat tour, IPC8 Brazil Here’s a great opportunity to get a bit of background and foreground on the International Permaculture Conference & Convergence (IPC10), which is now imminent! Listen to the podcast below to hear Margie and Wes talk to Sustainable World Radio and give their experiences with… Read more »
For those who cannot make it to the IPC10 in Jordan next month (September 2011), my announcement here should hopefully be gladly received! PRI Australia has put up the funds for the additional equipment I needed to enable me to live-stream the International Permaculture Conference (IPC10) to the internet. I’ll be live-streaming the 1-day Conference,… Read more »
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In case you’ve not been paying attention, I thought I’d mentioned that in addition to what will be an awesome International Permaculture Conference & Convergence (IPC10), there are some courses both before and after the event which you may find to be valuable add-ons to your stay, and which will make your trip to Jordan… Read more »
by Cecilia Macaulay "If you want to change the world, start at your back doorstep" said Permaculture’s Bill Mollison. John and his big sister Cecilia Here is the story of how John and Laura turned a shady dirt-patch into a little jewel-box organic garden.
Do you live in Melbourne’s Hobsons Bay or Moonee Valley City Council areas and like gardening but don’t know what more you can do… or are you a budding gardener and don’t know where to start?