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7 WAYS TO THINK DIFFERENTLY
People & Permaculture author Looby Macnamara talks to Maddy Harland.
 
THE PERMACULTURE ECOLOGY OF BEES
Philip Chandler explains the difference between conventional, natural and balanced beekeeping and the need to reappraise the way we keep bees.
 
HORTICULTURAL THERAPY
An inspiring story of how permaculture can be applied to enhance the lives of even the most physically challenged, by Rozie Apps.
 
LILY COLE’S IMPOSSIBLE
Mark Boyle chats with actress, supermodel and environmentalist Lily Cole, who has set up the gift economy site, impossible.com
 
NOTES FROM A SMALL GARDEN - Part 3 – Six Years On
Wade Muggleton explains how he has adapted his limited growing space by carefully balancing what he grows with what he eats.
 
LESSONS FROM A FOREST GARDEN
Stuart Anderson visits Martin Crawford’s forest garden, learning some common mistakes and savouring the beautiful trees there.
 
SHEDDING LIGHT ON LEDs
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John Adams looks at the lighting revolution that can dramatically reduce your bills as well as being kinder to the planet.
 
LOG NOW, BURN LATER
Will Rolls suggests we should be thinking about next winter’s logs to get the hottest, most energy efficient and money saving burn from our stoves.
 
SUSTAINABLE BEEKEEPING
Monica Barlow describes the fascinating habits of the ‘superorganism’ that we call bees and explains how we can make beekeeping truly sustainable by using nature as a model.
 
Community Rebuilds
Matching needs to yields is the key to the success of a sustainable housing non-profit organisation based in Utah, in the USA; writes Rebecca Barrett.
 
Growing Soya Beans
Deano Martin describes a three year experiment, inoculating and growing soya beans in polycultures in the UK.
 
How to Choose a Woodburning Stove
Here are Will Rolls’ eight handy hints for selecting the best stove for your hearth.
 
Natural Farming
Joan Bailey visits a farm in Japan that is following in the footsteps of Fukuoka.
 
Five Awesome Transition Ideas
We picked five inspiring, ideas from Rob Hopkins’ new book, The Power of Just Doing It
 
Pigs in Plastic
Stuart Anderson describes how he used recycled plastic to build a durable pig ark
 
DIY SELF-WATERING CONTAINER GARDEN
Mark Ridsdill Smith explains how to make a genuinely self-watering container garden which can double your yields.
 
BEFORE THE WOODLAND HOUSE
In an extract from his book Woodsman, Ben Law describes how he made a yurt to shelter his family, in the years before his Woodland House was built.
 
POSITIVE MONEY
Can money be a force for good? Francesca Wakefield explores some of the money-changing campaigns and schemes available.
 
Compact Living
Michael Guerra introduces us to a sustainable design idea ... that of living more compactly
 
Optimise Your Health
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Flo Scott applied permaculture thinking to develop a good quality of life.
 
Farming in a Changing Climate
Ben Lambert describes how Crapes Fruit Farm has developed new methods to cope with an ever more variable climate.
 
Scavenger Technology
Cathy Ashley takes us on a tour of her permaculture home – an ‘evolving’ council house on a quest to become a farm!
 
Wwoofing Around The World
Rebecca Huntley tries her hand at range of jobs on organic farms and gardens, while travelling on a budget.
 
Rocket Mass Heaters
John Adams looks at the potential of these stoves for heating your home, workshop or communal space.
 

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