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Relavent information to do with permaculture design

Ethan Roland – Fellow Gaia University Associate discusses Carbon Farming

In Permaculture we say that the problem is the solution, and here is a prime example. Agriculture is the one of the largest contributors to climate change, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Here Fellow Gaia University Associate … Continue reading

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Ecosocial Regeneration & Permaculture Design – A summary and some gratitude.

The Who, What and Why of Integrative Ecosocial Design? Who- All of us as consumers and stewards of planet earth are living, breathing ecosocial regeneration, how we play this role effects our experience as much as it effects the earth and … Continue reading

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Mark Shepard on Restoration Agriculture

As the soil continues to be depleted and as the climate continues to change, more resilient forms of agriculture will become the new normal. Here Mark Shepard of  Viola, Wisconsin discusses his methods which he calls ‘Restoration Agriculture’. His system consists … Continue reading

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Permaculture- Dominican Republic – Post Survey Reflection Time

Parts of the Dominican Republic at first glance look as pristine as one could imagine, yet on closer inspection it’s easy to see there is lot more going on than the rose tinted shades of a tourist let through. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Permaculture – A medium for social evolution “Now plant some shit!”

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A few reasons to be stoked on Permaculture, and why the time is now!

Permaculture and the techniques grouped under the umbrella of Permaculture, are essential components to a future in which people are happy, healthy and fulfilled. The time to begin the transition is now. Never before has the planet needed an alternative … Continue reading

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Essential Permaculture Info

I decided to make a playlist of what I consider Essential Permaculture Info. When I first began learning about permaculture, It was hard to find things online, but things have changed, a lot. I was able to find a bunch … Continue reading

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Charlie Durrant – Permaculture Design Dominican Republic

Here’s a video I put together recently as part of Permaculture promotion in the Dominican Republic, It summarises my work with Taino Farm and the work I’m doing with Ada Smith and her school garden curriculum. It also shows a … Continue reading

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The International Permaculture Convergence Cuba video by the ‘Regrarians’

This screen shot is of my friend Stuart quoting none other than Public Enemy’s lyrics at the International Permaculture Conference In Havana, definitely a highlight. ‘The real revolution is the evolution of the mind, If you shall seek, you shall … Continue reading

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Introduction to Tropical Permaculture and growing your own Food Forest

In an ideal world, most of your staple foods will be coming from tree systems. This means  ‘minimum effort, maximum effect’, nutrient density and by far the most sustainable system. In fact, you can walk away from a tree system … Continue reading

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Teaching Permaculture at Taino Farm

Many changes at the farm. I received great advice by incredible and intuitive people and this promoted the evolution of my role at Taino farm.  From the feedback received from farm tours, workers and volunteers, as well as the people behind the scenes, they agreed they’d like to see me keep my … Continue reading

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Setting up a new permaculture community isn’t guaranteed to be all roses and rainbows.

The truth is, everybody ends up working on a permaculture farm for a variety of reasons. I wanted to learn about permaculture because I believe it’s a skill set that future generations will be happy people learnt and shared. As I’ve become more involved, I’ve realised … Continue reading

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A photo journey from The IPC (international Permaculture Convergence) in Cuba

Without getting in to politics, Cuba is living proof that money has no correlation with happiness. On the first day I was lucky to meet an incredibly friendly cycle tuk-tuk driver that took me all around Havana and to his … Continue reading

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