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Happen Films |
Thursday, 14th April 2016
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Explore Andrew Martin's permaculture farm in New Zealand. Andrew left a job in business to create a sustainable, less-materialistic and happier life with his wife. In just three years, Andrew has planted a wide range of fruit and vegetables to provide them with food, he has created a pond to...
 
Friday, 1st April 2016
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Permaculture teacher and author, Eric Toensmeier, leads us around the abundant edible heaven that is the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute (CRMPI) run by Jerome Osentowski. Set on a steep, rocky hillside in Colorado at 7,200 feet, CRMPI grows a wide range of edibles in an outdoor food...
 
Gaiacraft |
Wednesday, 23rd March 2016
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Wise words from transition co-founder, Rob Hopkins, on burning out. Although Rob is speaking in the context of transtion projects, we feel this applies to everyone involved in permaculture too. You may feel that what you are doing is not enough, or is not making the changes that need to happen, but...
 
Conservation International |
Friday, 18th March 2016
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People often talk about 'saving the Earth'. This is a human arrogance because as destructive as our species is, we are not in control of our vast, mysterious, powerful Morther Earth. We barely understand her climate systems, her feedback mechanisms, even her power to regenerate without us. This...
 
Friday, 4th March 2016
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Social Permaculture is helping to create a new level of understanding and application of the permaculture toolkit for the many students and teachers of this emerging field. We are looking at redesigning all levels of society from the hyper-local to the profoundly global. Here Starhawk, an Earth...
 
Big Dreams, Small Spaces |
Friday, 26th February 2016
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Visit Maddy and Tim Harland's, founders of Permaculture magazine, 'stunning' forest garden featured on Monty Don's 'Big Dreams Small Spaces' on the BBC.This extract from the programme takes you around their multifunctional forest garden in Hampshire, with its beautiful wildflower meadow, no dig...
 
SmithsonianNMAI |
Monday, 15th February 2016
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Every year in Peru, communities living either side of the Apurimac River Canyon, replace the Q'eswachaka bridge, which is made from woven grass. This bridge and its tradition has been in place since the time of the Inka, and it is their engineering techniques of woven grass that is used to create a...
 
Harry Rogers |
Thursday, 11th February 2016
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Learn how to build your own pole lathe for turning wood. Harry Rogers shows you through the whole process of making a height-adjusting pole lathe, including all the meaurements. Further resources Mike Abbot has a chapter on how to make a pole lathe in his book, Living Wood: From Buying a Woodland...
 
The Thompsons |
Wednesday, 10th February 2016
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Mira and Jeremy Thompson, along with two-year-old Carys, have created a beautiful, tiny home in an old school bus. Set beside a lake near Washington, the converted bus uses various space saving techniques to give the family of three a kitchen, toilet, shower, bedroom and living area, with plenty of...
 
Thomas H. Culhane |
Friday, 5th February 2016
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Do you cook on wood or with gas or electricity? You don't have to! This film shows you how to make a simple biogas digester and produce biogas from kitchen scraps, other food waste, even animal manure. You can then store the gas in simple inflatable bags and connect them up to your stove. You might...
 

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