#DoncasterIsGreat for Growing in a Small Space… amendment

Please note the change of date on the following event…                               PermaFuture co-founder John Briggs will now be giving a presentation for Growing a Greater Bentley (GGB) on ‘Growing in a Small Space‘ at Bentley Baptist Church at 6:30pm on Tuesday, […]

Next DUG meeting 28/3/13 at The Sal… #DoncasterIsGreat #GuerrillaGardening

The next Doncaster Urban Growers (DUG) meeting is at The Salutation from 7pm on Thursday 28th March, 2013. As you can see from recent DUG posts members are itching to get active. With Spring in the air and mud on our minds you can expect some interesting debates and ideas! 😉 Click here to download […]

Energy We Can All Afford: public meeting and Q&A session 8/3/13 #DoncasterIsGreat

Next Friday (March 8th) at &:30pm there will be another debating session at Church View discussing the problem of fuel poverty and climate change. PermaFuture wi’ll be there to argue that there are no large-scale, centralised answers to this problem and that the only real solution is to educate individuals and communities alike in those […]

How to Work Out Your Ecological Footprint…

Radical Roots is a network of cooperatives working for social change. They do a great range of pamphlets and publications, including one of our favourites: “How to work out your Ecological Footprint.” Click here to download a PDF of the booklet. Click here to download a PDF of the cover. And if you enjoy it […]

Rio Minus Twenty: Dr Vandana Shiva on Rio +20, GMO and Open Source Seeds

We’re currently in the process of creating a company to make it easier to put our ideas into practice. Unfortunately this means we’ve neglected our blog for a number of weeks. Today however we came across a video of Dr Vandana Shiva speaking at the Rio Earth Summit and just had to pass it on…

Views from International #Permaculture Day 2012

International Permaculture Day occurs each year on the First Sunday in May. Here are some great little videos from Patrick Whitefield, Andy Goldring and Polly Higgins, as posted on the wonderful IntPermacultureDay YouTube channel, enjoy…

Towards a brave new land (and the Making Thereof) by Professor Offlogic

The following article first appeared in Issue 7 of Steampunk Magazine and is published under a non-commercial Creative Commons License. We feel that it’s the kind of Utopian thinking which inventive, independently minded permaculturalists and preppers should be celebrating. It is – quite literally – ground breaking! 😉   illustration by the very wonderful Sarah […]

More Mushrooms ! An interview with Paul staments

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 – […]

This Land is Our Land!

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 […]