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http://faircompanies.com |
Monday, 4th February 2013
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Meet the Guerrilla Grafters, a group of San Franciscans who believe urban trees are a precious thing, and can produce more than just pretty flowers. Their goal is to graft - albeit illegally - fruit bearing stock onto non-fruit bearing fruit trees, in the hope that over time the cities ornamental...
 
Mary Clear, Incredible Edible Todmorden |
Thursday, 31st January 2013
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This is a fantastic, funny, inspiring talk given by Mary Clear from Incredible Edible Todmoren, a small town in Yorkshire whose people decided they were worried about climate change, food security in Africa and their children's future. Mary and her friends, sitting in a kitchen with no money, asked...
 
Norman Phipps & Dean Buchanan |
Thursday, 24th January 2013
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This video follows the Low Impact Living Initiative (LILI) as they attempt to teach the skills needed to make handmade solar PV systems in developing countries. Here, people are taught to cut solar cells to size, hand solder and wire simple electronics amongst other skills in a order to create a...
 
Permaculture Magazine |
Sunday, 20th January 2013
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Open your eyes to the possibilities of living a compact and low impact urban life. It is about learning how to live happily with less clutter, and to embrace the joys in life. Most of our society is struggling to pay the bills, whilst chasing the ideal of a 'bigger' lifestyle. Compact Living: how...
 
TEDTalks |
Saturday, 19th January 2013
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Two respective leaders in their field present the nuclear debate to a TED Talk audience. Can environmentalist Mark Jacobson convince a largely pro-nuclear audience that renewable energy is the smart answer to our future energy supplies and needs? Or will Steward Brand have turned the remaining 25%...
 
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation |
Friday, 11th January 2013
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This short animated video by the Ellen MacArthur Trust looks at the demise of our linear economic system. Presently, our economies depend heavily on fossil energies to create vast volumes of material products with shortened lifespans. A clear distinction is made between the linear decline of this...
 
Beaver State Permaculture |
Friday, 4th January 2013
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Don Tipping takes you on a tour of Seven Seeds Farm in the Siskiyou Mountains of Southern Oregon, USA. The ingenious water systems is designed to 'feed' the landscape, while reducing erosion and landslide. The system attempts to hold as much water towards the top, which supplies water further...
 
Sebastian von Holstein |
Monday, 24th December 2012
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David Holmgren talks about Austria's rebel farmer, Sepp Holzer and Japan's Masanobu Fukuoka.  Sepp is responsible for creating a high altitude farm that breaks away from all the traditional rules of agriculture. Holmgren explains the importance of the information exchange that takes place when...
 
Milkwood |
Monday, 17th December 2012
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In this video, Joel Salatin gives tips to new farmers undertaking farming projects. He explains why debt must be avoided and how to begin raising a small income to provide a self sufficient cash flow. His permaculture approach is clear as he recommends slow observation, creating (social) benficial...
 
Impermanence |
Saturday, 8th December 2012
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Visit Sepp Holzer's amazing, biodiverse farm 1500 metres (almost 5000 feet) on an Austrian mountain. Most neighbouring farmers mainly 'farm' monocultural spruce plantations, Sepp is able to produce an incredible range of crops through the creation of microclimates and his unique water management...
 

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