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Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 30th May 2012
The two-day fundraising Weekend in the Woods takes place on 23rd and 24th June 2012 in aid of a new outdoor classroom and community building at Harting Primary School in South Harting, near Petersfield. At the heart of the event will be the opportunity to view a stunning round timber-frame eco-woodland house in Elsted – home to local charcoal... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 22nd May 2012
The UK energy industry needs a massive amount of investment, over £110 billion over the next decade in order to provide an uninterrupted supply to customers, and all of the usual suspects are lining-up to press for their slices of the cake. There is alooming gap in UK supply lines. Both coal and nuclear power stations are approaching the end of... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 18th May 2012
The team running the event say that this year's festival will 'not just be a forum for Permaculture experts, but for everyone who are inspired to live in deeper relationship with mother earth and to learn and love her expression and boundaries'.  The Nordic Permaculture Festival 2012 will be a place to meet, share knowledge, ideas and wisdom. The... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 11th May 2012
This event will make possible the initiation of networking and sharing of knowledge & experiences in the region, which is shockingly lacking in the global pemaculture community. The Mediterranean is the zone where we need this collaboration the most; in response to severe soil loss due to population pressures and the nature of the climate... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 9th May 2012
The South Downs Green Fair 2012 takes place at the Sustainability Centre, near Clanfield, GU32 1HR between 11am-5pm on Sunday 13th May 2012. Entry is Adults £6.00 and Children £3.00. There is live music, local ales, fair trade cafes, local food, activities for children including bushcraft, creative crafts, face painting and the legendary fancy... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 8th May 2012
The girls of Seed Bomb Britain believe that seed-bombing will be a fun way to interact with the communities they meet. They hope that othres may join the cycle ride as they go, even if its just for the day. The main seeds they will be throwing are bee and insect loving wild flowers and wild foods. These are good for foraging and are a way to... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 3rd May 2012
The European Permaculture Convergence 2012 (EUPC 2012) is a great opportunity to meet those from across the whole continent, share skills, attend workshops and to explore what it really means to focus on collective intelligence and transformation, exchange and learning, and on the networks of change which the hosts want to bring to the world. The... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 11th April 2012
Help is needed in the re-building of a shelter which used to be a game-keeper's hut. The aim is to enable it now to be used by the local community for a woodland school, nursery and gathering space.  The build is taking place in Edmondsham, Dorset and is relying on volunteers for most of the work – local families who will use the shelter and... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 15th March 2012
In the Greek town of Katerini the Pieria Volunteer Action Team set up a website which encourages people to order potatoes directly from local farmers. The farmers get to sell their potatoes for a higher price than they would to distributors – but for less than what supermarkets charge customers – so both farmers and customers win. Other Greek... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 29th February 2012
Members of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst's (UMass) student-led Permaculture Committee have received an invitation from the White House selecting them as finalist in the first-ever White House Campus Champions of Change Challenge. The UMass permaculture garden project is one of 15 finalists for the Challenge. The best five teams from... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 28th February 2012
Over the weekend the Special Rapporteur presented his new report Agro-ecology and the right to food before the United Nations Human Rights Council. Based on an extensive review of recent scientific literature, the report demonstrates that agroecology, if sufficiently supported, can double food production in entire regions within 10 years while... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 24th February 2012
Yes, you do still have time to win tickets for four of the UK's 2012 festivals with Permaculture Magazine. Simply pick-up your copy of Issue 71, turn to page 71 email in your answer before the end of February and you could be attending the Shambala Festival, The London Permaculture Festival, the South Downs Green Fair or The Green Gathering 2012... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 21st February 2012
"Permaculture design can help you not only save water but need less of it," says Maddy Harland, the Editor of Permaculture Magazine. ~"By using techniques like mulching we prevent water evaporating from the soil. By planting robust native species, self-seeding edibles and planting in 'guilds', we mimic nature and create healthier more robust ... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Monday, 20th February 2012
The school now has the first cooking oil recycling point in Birmingham, outside of the general Household Recycling Centres across the city such as Castle Bromwich and Tyseley which also contribute to the Grease Lightening Project. The new facility will allow pupils to bring waste FOG into school from home, which can be recycled by the school into... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 17th February 2012
After two years of producing popular environmental documentaries and online video series, Undercurrents are now going to produce a movie entitled Teotwawki (The End of The World as We Know It). Andrew Price, the presenter of A-Z of Bushcraft, will play himself in a fictional documentary as a man seeking a new way of life after the economic... more
 

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