The second edition of the very excellent The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure is now available as an eBook over at the Permaculture Design Courses Blogspot… enjoy 😀
…is a Hummer House! With Peak Oil, Climate Change and widespread economic collapse an inevitability just what are we gonna do with dumb-ass gas guzzling giants like the Hummer? Well two architects, Craig Hodgetts and HsinMing Fung of HplusF, may have the perfect solution… welcome to the Hummer Home! As reported over on Doorknob, these […]
In the face of economic downturn, ecological crisis and an uncertain future, people are beginning to take more responsibility for their own lives. So all around the world gardens like this are becoming more and more common… Photo Credit: Julie Bass But this particular garden could get it’s owner, Julie Bass, 93 days in jail! […]
Hi folks, here is an interview with Paul Staments. It’s a bit long but funny in places so well worth taking the time to read. It may just change the way you view the planet we live with….. What is fungal intelligence? Paul Staments, the “Mycelium Messenger” reveals the great ecological purpose of mycelium – […]
As featured on the Regenerative Design website.
The UK has one of the most unequal patterns of land distribution on the planet. Access to land is the greatest obstacle we have to creating a comprehensive grass-roots food movement in the UK. But things could be about to change. Inspired by La Via Campesina there is a growing youth movement which seeks to […]
Mycelium, Mushrooms ,fungi, Fungus. The world beneath our feet is full of wonder and mystery. From microbes and beetles to worms and larvae the soil beneath our feet is a hive of activity turning organic matter and rock into a rich moist medium we rely on for our survival. So what role does mycelium play […]
We’ve just printed the first issue of our poster magazine and distributed it around the Doncaster area. Click here to download your own copy of PermaFuture Magazine – feel free to distribute as you like.
One of the main obstacles facing the rookie (some might say ‘budding’…) forager is self-doubt. From an early age we are ‘warned’ (rather than educated) about the dangers of eating wild food. Many adults are still scared of rose-hips even though, WHEN USED PROPERLY, they’re great for herbal tea, jam, jelly, syrup, soup, beverages, pies, […]
The Bug-Out-Bag (BOB) is a classic survival strategy. The basic idea is to have a pre-packed, readily available, easily carried bag filled with equipment which, in case of catastrophic emergency, will help keep you alive for 72 hours. The main focus is usually on evacuation rather than long-term survival – but if you can survive […]