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Kim Stanley Robinson: Our post-capitalist future

October 21, 2015 |

Economic systems, like everything else, evolve. So, what lies beyond capitalism?

For speculative science fiction writer, Kim Stanley Robinson, traces of our post-capitalist future are already visible in the present…Read More

The Community Food Movement: Save your own, says Jane

October 20, 2015 |

All the way from Sydney’s Inner West Seedsavers she came, all the way to the Randwick Sustainability Hub to lead a workshop in saving seeds.

For those gathered there in the classroom on the edge of the green, the afternoon with Jane Mowbray was one of seed pods, winnowing an gemination testing…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

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

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

The household solution — too small to push change?

November 25, 2014 | | 6 Comments

I RECEIVED an email from Permaculture Australia recently promoting online videos of Nicole Foss and David Holmgren. So I took a look. The email made reference to their recent Sydney event that I missed, so I don’t know whether the … Read More

Internships in permaculture — exploitation or opportunity?

September 3, 2014 | | 3 Comments

A RECENT POSTING on the Permaculture Australia-New Zealand and Permaculture Victoria Facebooks by Melbourne-based permaculture practitioner, Miriam Bakst, raises an important question for permaculture’s reputation.

WHAT’S LEGAL? Miriam asks whether permaculture practitioners engaging interns could be breaking the law. It … Read More