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The 2017 permaculture calendar selection

Each year we update the website with twelve fresh images to illustrate the design principles. These photos were submitted from people around the world and were selected to feature in the 2017 Permaculture Calendar. You can find out more about each of these images on the principle pages, starting with ‘Observe and Interact’. We are […]

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Juan Anton and his Edible Forest

SideWays is an innovative open-source project, founded by Benoit Cassegrain and Hélène Legay, that brings attention to social initiatives that you probably haven’t heard of. They include a 5 minute episode and interview that is crowdfunded to showcase positive and original initiatives… like this one. 78 year old Juan Anton Mora runs 40 minutes several […]

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Planting by the moon

Principle 1: Observe and interact Do it Yourselfer #6 The cycles of the moon have influenced gardeners from diverse cultures over many centuries. While science may not fully understand why planting by the moon works, anecdotal evidence suggests that it does. Permaculture co-originator David Holmgren’s writes “good design depends on a free and harmonious relationship […]

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Ideal ethical gift to welcome in the New Year

If you haven’t already seen the Permaculture Calendar you can’t appreciate the amount of information and the motivational content in it. Each month a permaculture principle is highlighted. The calendar offers the chance to remember all the twelve by the end of 2014! This calendar is not one to throw out at the end of […]

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Embracing sustainability through changing times

In this guest post, Nelson Lebo from Whanganui in New Zealand, writes about how the birth of his daughter has furthered his resolve to live more lightly on the earth. I have observed many friends over the years put their sustainable lifestyles on hold after having a baby. In conversation, they are quick with rationalizations […]

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Permaculture Calendar winners announced

Last month we ran a competition for some creative comments explaining why readers would like a copy of the Permaculture Calendar. Congratulations to Beck, Anri, Justin, Charlie and Liz. You’ll be getting your calendars soon. Beck wrote: “Yo! Permies! Wanna lowdown bout germies, and da wormies; that’s all good? Calendar brings it; whole world sings […]

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Permaculture Ethics in Business

Those of us who have embraced permaculture apply the ethics: Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share, into our everyday lives. When permaculture people engage in business, do the ethics still apply? How can we know that people we support in business share our values? As consumers we can choose products that are labeled ‘Fair Trade’, […]

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