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PacificEdge | February 21, 2019

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Permaculture

A community that never was

May 29, 2016 | | One Comment

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

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

September 23, 2015 | | 3 Comments

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

Learning to create our new nature in the city…

May 31, 2015 |

AS THE COURSE PARTICIPANTS ARRIVE for the class they open jars containing soil samples from their gardens. These they tip onto small, white plastic panels. Opening a bottle of dark purple reagent, they squeeze a little onto their samples and, using … Read More

Towards Permaculture 3.0

March 9, 2015 | | 2 Comments

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

In the Anthropocene… What role for permaculture?

March 5, 2015 | | 2 Comments

I STARTED WRITING this paper as a background handout for a group direction-finding session planned for APC12 (the twelfth Australasian Permaculture Convergence)…Read More

Submission: Victorian Greens Animal Policy Review 2015

March 1, 2015 |

Following is a submission to the Victorian Greens Animals policy review as invited by email circulated in February 2015.Read More

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

February 11, 2015 | | 2 Comments

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

The household economy: time for reimagining?

February 11, 2015 |

I KNEW WHAT WAS HAPPENING when she got the big drum out from the back of the cupboard.

“I”m going to bottle those cherries we got yesterday”, Fiona said. “So I’m cleaning up the kitchen first to make space. … Read More