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PacificEdge | April 25, 2017

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Permaculture 3.0

Permaculture design: Asking the right questions

November 4, 2016 |

When it comes to permaculture design it is important to ask the right questions. Here we look at a couple situations where that could have been one better…Read More

A community that never was

May 29, 2016 |

Questions remain unanswered. Experiments are left undone. So it was with Cooplacurripa… 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

Liberation Permaculture: a response to Nicole Vosper and Graham Burnett

August 28, 2015 |

This is a response to an article about what Nicole Vosper and Graham Burnett call ‘Liberation Permaculture’ in their article on the UK Permaculture magazine website…Read More

Towards Permaculture 3.0

March 9, 2015 | 2

Is is time, then for a new version of the permaculture design system so that it can continue to offer the solutions we need?Read More

Small and slow solutions: a principle too little, too late?

February 11, 2015 | 2

SMALL AND SLOW SOLUTIONS… permaculture principle or shibboleth?

A bit of both, I think. A good idea some of the time, but what about other times? Small of slow solutions might work when we’re establishing an ordhard, but in these … Read More

Funding our permaculture: the question of accepting grants, or not

February 11, 2015 |

BILL MOLLISON once warned against reliance on government funding and grants, and he was right. They are there one year, gone the next. I don’t recall Bill saying not to accept grant funding, just to be wary of relying on … Read More

A distant voice calls from permaculture’s dawn time

June 4, 2014 |

SOMETIMES, the best discoveries are made by accident. I was rummaging through the library of an international development organisation I was working for at the time — that time being the latter half of the 1990s — when I discovered … Read More

Booklets a waypoint in permaculture history

February 16, 2014 |

SOMETIMES, useful things come at small scale. So it was with the ‘Useful’ series of booklets produced for those establishing permaculture systems …Read More

Clan that spans a nation

April 8, 2013 |

THERE ARE YEARS OF TURMOIL in the world. Old ideologies vie with each other long after they should have been laid to rest. Left and Right still clash though in a way far subdued to their past, their differences now … Read More