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Permaculture 3.0 Archives - Page 6 of 6 - PacificEdge

Participatory approach introduces new methods to growers

September 1, 2004 | | 2 Comments

PTD — Participatory Technology Development — is an approach that encourages farmers to try out new  techniques, to monitor results and to make decisions about adopting new farming techniques.

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Byron backroads

August 27, 2004 | | One Comment

GUSTING, a strong southerly bends the trees on the edge of the property. It is cold up here.

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Community supported agriculture has potential study finds

September 1, 2002 | | One Comment

Published by Russ Grayson 2002

A RESEARCH PROJECT has found that community supported agriculture (CSA) could provide a viable market for city fringe farmers.

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Four ways of reading the land

August 26, 1998 |

Story & photographs: Russ Grayson 1998

An ability to read the landscape is a critical skill for landscape designers, farmers and other landusers.

David Holmgren describes four techniques that have proven of value.

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The man who brought ethics to investment

July 20, 1998 | | One Comment

First published in Green Connections in 1998.

AFTER MORE THAN 20 years in the world of money, Damien Lynch wants more of it. He wants it not for selfish reasons, but to bring to life a project which would combine both profit and environment. Damien’s project, August Ecoforests, is the culmination of more than 18 sometimes difficult years pioneering the ethical investment industry in Australia.

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A new ecological restoration to feed people

August 26, 1997 | | 2 Comments

Article by Russ Grayson 1997

RAIN FALLS and drains downslope, carrying the loose soil to accumulate in the valley below. Washed by millennia of runoff, the hills take a rounded shape of steep upper and gentler, lower slopes. Over time, trees and shrubs cloak the slopes and assume a pattern based on elevation and need for soil depth, tolerance to shade and wind and moisture requirements. NSW’s North Coast is a landscape shaped by water.

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