If you truly love nature –

you will find beauty everywhere Vincent van Gogh Enjoy The Wild Foods With every migrant of people around the world, food-plants were in the rucksacks. The first people of New Zealand transported their favourite sweet potato, our Aboriginal people travelled with seeds, and yams. American Indians carried their ketchup and corn cakes. In fact, where ever people travel, they bear the foods of their culture. In steps – Permaculture! Permaculture tries to build a resilient, sustainable culture. We try to ease pressure on the land. Instead of forcing the land to grow what we are accustomed to, we can be …

Your Itinerary for Grand Permaculture Tour

Join Our Journey From Canberra To Sea Over 5 days you will travel with 4 experienced Permaculture practioners: April Sampson-Kelly researcher at  PermacultureVisions, Paul Kelly a green technology Engineer, Pete-the-Permie and his partner Sylvia a rare fowls breeder. If you have any permaculture questions – ask this mob and see what fun they have to sort it out for you. …and that’s just your Entree Here is the program for our Grand Permaculture Tour: You will travel to key permaculture destinations in the beautiful Southern Highlands. You will meet: Elder Permaculture Designer David Johnson and Herbs specialist Anne Johnson in …

Great Indoors

Growing Food in Pots There is a world of food you can grow indoors or on a balcony. In fact, some of our favourite foods prefer to be indoors. A rare few struggle to survive outdoors (this includes Stevia which nearly everything loves to eat). Pros and Cons of Pots The main advantages of growing food indoors are 1. little or no pests to eat the leaves and 2. more stable temperature. Pots are also easy to relocate to find the right sun exposure. Judith and Paul at Earthkeepers demonstrated well how you can take you beloved plants with you …

Grand Permaculture Tour

Celebrating 40 years of Permaculture Recently a young relative asked: “So, what did your generation invent apart from the beanbag?” “Eerrr, the computer….and Permaculture” I replied.  I am probably the youngest ‘elder’ in Permaculture. Getting an elders award in 2015 was a wake up call. As was the passing of Bill Mollison. I was startled into action when I realised that we are losing our elders before we have celebrated their successes. Many permaculture people are lone wolves living a grand life in their magical gardens. They sit quietly enjoying the ruminations of with their little inventions. I’m on a …

SOLD OUT AGAIN – Taste of Brazil

Bon Appetite! Our special Brazilian event: How to get the Real Taste of Brazil is sold out now. Sorry if you missed out. But this is great news for our community because we are able to support gifted creators who generously teach others. We are proud that we achieved our design challenge to build a cutting edge hybrid wood stove because efficiency is a key tool in adapting to climate-change. How? Efficient designs save fuel, save pollution and enable many people to build a better future for themselves and their family. Powerful and Beautiful The finish touch to our Rocket-Boosted …