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Robyn Francis |
Tuesday, 30th December 2014
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Here's a step-by-step guide: How to build a wicking bed to conserve water and maximise food production. Sam designed and constructed this 'Wicking Bed' while studying permaculture at Djanbung Gardens in Australia. Camera, editing and music (Amazon Waters) by Robyn Francis, permaculture teacher. See...
 
Desertsun02 |
Thursday, 25th December 2014
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A very easy way to create your own rocket stove. Simply put 4 concrete / cinder blocks together in the order shown in the video, add wood and there you have it! DISCLAIMER: Please beaware that any concrete product subjected to high temperatures may crack or explode. Further resources Rocket stove...
 
Lyn Unsworth |
Tuesday, 23rd December 2014
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Seasons Greetings from us all at The Sustainability Centre! Enjoy a glimpse of the lovely place where we live and work. We are based at The Sustainability Centre, a 55 acre former Naval Base and now an educational charity, set high in the South Downs. It used to be called HMS Mercury and trained...
 
BBC / enoughalreadyjeez |
Tuesday, 9th December 2014
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TV presenter, ethnobotanist and Permaculture subscriber James Wong, shares the many winter plants we can grow or forage to make immune system boosters and Christmas gifts. Learn the health benefits of a range of winter berries, leaves and seeds and how to turn them into a range of delicious...
 
OneForTenFilms |
Monday, 1st December 2014
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We have exclusive footage of a forthcoming film, The Penalty. The Penalty is a feature-length (90-minute) documentary film examining the state of modern capital punishment in the USA today. Films that matter contribute to civic life and the debates that shape our lives by helping present the...
 
Punta Mona |
Friday, 28th November 2014
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A chinampa is a Mesoamerican agriculture method to grow food in wet areas. Sometimes called 'floating islands' these artificial islands were first created by the Aztecs. They are a great way to grow food in land that is usually considered useless. Here at Punta Mona in Costa Rica, their chinampas...
 
Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 7th November 2014
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Visit Graham and Nancy Bell, permaculture teachers and creators of the oldest permaculture food forest in Britain. Over 20 years ago, they began planting a wide range of fruit trees, vegetables, perennials and much more in a field behind their cottage. Now one of Britain's first forest gardens is a...
 
Living Big in a Tiny House |
Friday, 24th October 2014
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Tiny homes are a fantastic way to live with a small carbon footprint. Especially if your building is recycled and your energy is renewable. This tiny home belonging to Brenda Kelly is a reused shipping container. Although it is one of the larger sizes, 6m x 2.5m (20ft x 8ft) Brenda only lives in 4m...
 
Daniel Dobbie |
Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
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Patrick explains the importance of diversity within permaculture designs. Choosing a range of plants, from shade-lovers and nitrogen-fixers, to varying heights will ensure plants aren't fighting against each other for space and nutrients - therefore more yield as well as healthier ecosystems. 1....
 
Chris Evans |
Friday, 17th October 2014
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Across the globe, thousands of people cook their meals on highly toxic stoves in unventilated buildings. The high smoke levels mean thousands of people, especially women and children fall ill every year. At the Himalayan Permaculture Centre in Nepal, workshops take place to teach people how to...
 

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