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PacificEdge | May 29, 2016

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A community that never was

May 29, 2016 |

PERMACULTURE ARTEFACTS: The historic record revealed.

 

HOW DOES A SHARE in a rural community on well-watered, sloping land for AU$1500 with access to 1.2ha of land for your own use sound?

Too good to be true? No. It wasn’t. … Read More

Let’s support, not nitpick companies trying to make a difference

May 25, 2016 |

NEW companies like Biolite are devloping new approaches to international development through direct business-to-community links. Critical harping can only damage that…

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New coalition to press for better food system

May 20, 2016 |

Australia has a new food advocacy organisation with the security of people’s food supply at its core:Read More

A slithering sort of surprise

May 15, 2016 |

THE ORGANIC GARDENING COURSE at Randwick Sustainability Hub might be a little different to some, but this different?

Most organic gardening courses come with wildlife — bugs, bees, lizards, maybe a bird or two. They are included because of their … Read More

Living Smart: a new batch of teachers

October 13, 2015 |

A new batch of Living Smart teachers has graduated from a train-the-trainer course at radnwiuck Sustainability Hub…Read More

Will a new educational centre diversify or increase competition in sustainability education?

October 2, 2015 | 2

The arrival of a questionnaire about how much the proposed Sydney City Farm should charge for its workshops raises the question of competition in community education and of local government’s role in offering it…Read More

Workshop introduces renovating the permaculture way

October 1, 2015 |

Using permaculture principles as a guide to home renovation was the theme of a community workshop at Randwick Sustainability Hub…Read More

PIP-ping along nicely — another edition of the magazine is in your mailbox

September 23, 2015 |

I opened a large envenope the other day and out slid the latest edition of Pip magazine. Now with four editions behind it, Australia’s only permaculture print magazine is becomning a stayer…Read More

Permaculture course too expensive? Let’s add up the real costs

September 23, 2015 | 3

Do educators offering permaculture design courses overcharge or do those who say so miss the hidden costs? Read More

Permaculture Calendar 2016 — yes, it’s that time of year again

September 12, 2015 |

It arrives every year as if to remind us that with a little planning we can make better things happen. Now, it’s arrived again and the Permaculture Calendar 2016 is here to reflect our permaculture back to us and to prod us into asking… what does next year’s adventure in good permaculture design hold?Read More