Thursday, 28th July 2011
It's releatively easy to rig up an array of solar panels on the roof of your shed or off-grid eco-house; it's much more difficult to store that energy so that useful amounts of it are available when the sun don't shine and you really need it for a nice warm bath! In this clip, Permaculture...
Tuesday, 19th July 2011
At the Southdowns Green Fair, Permaculture mag headed over to the Woodland Classroom to have a chat and question time with the eco-builder and woodsman Ben Law. We all know that his local planning officers were so troublesome that it took years to get permission to build his off-grid round wood...
The Sustainability Centre |
Wednesday, 29th June 2011
The Sustainability Centre in Hampshire is a former Naval communications base on the South Downs. It is now a 55 acre educational centre that offers year round courses, days out, accomodation in the forms of camping and an eco-hostel, our Green Shopping catalogue, and even has an organic café and...
London Permaculture |
Thursday, 2nd June 2011
Here's a clip of the first London Permaculture Festival in 2010 including many pf the participants and workshop leaders. It was such a runaway success that the second will take place on Sat 16th July 2011 back at Cecil Sharp House in Camden, NW1. £4 admission (£3 concessions). More info at: http...
Chris Johnstone |
Friday, 13th May 2011
It is easy to feel overwhelmed when facing issues like climate change and peak oil, a survey for the Mental Health Foundation finding powerlessness to be a common response when people think about the world problems. Here Chris Johnstone, interviewed by Adrienne Campbell from Transition Lewes,...
Stephen Brooks |
Wednesday, 4th May 2011
In Pursuit of Sustainable Dreams: Permaculture and Quality of Life - Ecological Dreams on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica with Eco-superstar and Co-founder of Kopali Organics and La Ecovilla, Creator of the Punta Mona Center for Sustainable Living and Education and co-producer of the Envision...
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,...