First time novelist, Sarah Kisielowski, joined the Introduction to Permaculture weekend to find out how its principles might apply to creativity and writing.
Permaculture is an intuitive framework for change that reconnects us to each other, the natural world, and ourselves.
This was the opening definition...
Do you want to learn about Permaculture and improve your gardening skills? Are you looking for opportunities to do Permaculture designs, maybe implement them?
Come and do some gardening at Treadwell, a private home in the process of being turned into a Permaculture demonstration site. Over the next months we're hoping to transform this disused and trashed piece of land into an edible refuge.
This is the first of a series of short blog posts exploring the core permaculture principles and relating them to our work at Social Landscapes.
Lately, in my work as well as on Permaculture courses, I have been exploring the topic of livelihood. Livelihood is often described as “that which sustains us” and for us in the west, more often, “that which brings in an income”.
“Permaculture is thinking like an ecosystem”
On the second day of the 2016 Permaculture Design Course the concept above was mentioned, from that moment on Andrea, also known as Dre, began to question the impact of why and how we approach things. Ecosystems rely on dependency, much like the human ecosystem we all live in.
The December Newsletter went out this morning. You can find it here with numbers, testimonials and stories from 2017, upcoming permaculture and growing workshops and more...
"I hope to make the world a better place by fostering resilience in communities."
Robert’s passion for permaculture runs deep, beginning at school twenty years ago, when his Geography teacher taught his class the fundamental principles. Robert went on to study Environmental Sciences at University and is now a member of...
The second of the three workshops at Bandstand Beds was on the topic of growing winter veg. Sarah Wilson, one of the participants, wrote a blog post together with David Dandridge.
The team at the community garden Bandstand Beds on Clapham Common have used some of their funding to organise a series of three winter workshops on their site. Michel Thill from Social Landscapes was invited to deliver the sessions. In the first workshop the group has explored strategies for natural pest control.
For those of you who prefer Italian, the previous blog post "5 reasons permaculture has become a global movement" was translated into Italian for the Magazine Permacultura & Transizione. See the whole article here.
Our October Newsletter includes upcoming gardening workshops, a community planting event, the full permaculture design course, blog posts and pictures from our last introduction to permaculture workshop. Read the newsletter here.