Wednesday, 27th April 2011
"'The Economics of Happiness' offers a unique global perspective on a movement that is often reduced as being too small. Not so. The film tells the story of a grassroots movement for localization that is bubbling up from the cracks of a faltering global economy, in every corner of the world....
Dick Strawbridge |
Thursday, 14th April 2011
With increased demand and reduced income due to cuts in Government funding, charities are facing unprecedented pressure. A new survey has revealed that 97% of charity leaders expect economic conditions within the sector to be 'negative' over the next year....
Living in the Future, Undercurrents |
Friday, 8th April 2011
Heavy Autumn rains made progress difficult for the Lammas ecovillage pioneers in Pembrokeshire, but they still built two beautiful reciprocal frame roundhouses. Here's a film about their good spirits from the Living in the Future series.
Permaculture: an ecological design system or a spiritual practice? A conversation between Maddy Harland & Willi Paul
Willi Paul |
Sunday, 27th March 2011
A video conversation about new alchemy, mythology & the sacred in permaculture with Maddy Harland, Editorial Director – Permaculture Magazine & Permanent Pubications & Willi Paul, EcoAlchemist – openmythsource.com Initial questions for each participant: For Willi 1) For many people,...
Friday, 25th March 2011
Steward Community Woodland is a permaculture project which aims to demonstrate the value of integrating conservation woodland management techniques with organic growing, traditional skills and crafts and low-impact sustainable living in Dartmoor National Park. Last year, they received 5 year...
Tuesday, 15th February 2011
David Pagan Butler introduces natural swimming pools: beautiful swimming ponds that require no chemicals, just plants and a simple solar powered filter pump to clean the water. This is the trailer for the full DVD, available from Green Shopping
Thursday, 3rd February 2011
Permaculture: The Growing Edge is an antidote to environmental despair, a hopeful and practical look at a path to a viable, flourishing future. The film introduces us to inspiring examples of projects, and includes a visit to permaculture co-founder David Holmgren's own homestead, tracking deer...
Monday, 17th January 2011
When starting to garden in a biodynamic way it can be difficult working out what to do when. This DVD gives you the tools and shows you the techniques you need to know. Lynette West, of the Biodynamic Education Centre, shows biodynamic gardening methods to the gardeners at Garden Organic, Ryton....
Monday, 13th December 2010
David Pagan Butler introduces how to make a natural swimming pool -- no chemicals, just aquatic plants and a simple 12 volt powered filter to clean the water -- and shows you how to make your own from recycled materials for a fraction of the cost of one installed by a professional contractor. These...
Monday, 13th December 2010
The Harland Family who founded Permaculture Magazine and permaculture publishing house, Permanent Publications, return to BBC2 with Alan Titchmarsh to explain how they have designed and planted a permaculture garden that is both a wildlife sanctuary and an abundant forest garden.