Permaculture magazine #118 – single issue
What is Permaculture?
Permaculture originated as a land-based solution but it has evolved in to an important set of tools for sharing resources, caring for others and acknowledging those who came before. Kirsten Bradley from Milkwood Permaculture Farm explains more.
A Passion for Working Class Permaculture
Chris McCartney explains how Steve Jones and Ben Blackburn are making an impact with practical, down to earth permaculture in communities forced to rely on food banks.
The Mandala Community Forest Garden
Garden designer, Pippa Chapman, shares how she incorporated medicinals, edibles and plants for crafting, into an immersive community garden.
Forest gardener, Tomas Remiarz, shares how he’s grouped plants across his community’s land, to offer food, beauty and wildlife habitat.
Agroecology vs Factory Food
Colin Tudge rebutes George Monbiot’s plan for a world without agriculture.
The Power of the Seed
Author and world-renowned activist Vandana Shiva speaks to Maddy Harland.
Building a Life Cairn at Winter Solstice: Creating space for grief and loss
Joanna Crowson, Jorge Gallardo and Andrew Zionts Abrams share how they built a life cairn to remember all those species lost to extinction.
Thrutopia: Permacultures of Value, Needs and Wants
In the third article of the series, bestselling novelist, Manda Scott explores economic transformation and why we need to create positive narratives to drastically shift us towards collaboration, agency and sufficiency.
Tropical Permaculture in Cold Climates
The Last Farm share how they grow banana plants in the icy northeast U.S. and their range of uses in the garden and kitchen.
The Climate Neutral Microfarm
Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer from the ‘Miraculous Abundance’ farm in France explain how they’ve developed a highly productive market garden that builds healthy soil and locks in carbon.
Neil Kingsnorth looks at how to integrate animals into a smallholding for their useful habits, not their meat.
Healthy Aromatics from the Medicinal Forest Garden
Anne Stobart shares her fascination with aromatic plants and suggests some easy to make health-giving recipes from trees and shrubs you can grow at home.
Farming the Desert
How do you reverse desertification and provide food security in a world of increasing climate chaos? Giulia Carrabino tells the story of Habiba, a standout project in the Sinai Desert.
Healing the Most Vulnerable in Society with Permaculture
Sammuel Yisrael shares how permaculture offers sanctuary for homeless and vulnerable adults.
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