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…

Growing in a Small Space

As a follow up to our presentation for The Fringe last week, John Briggs will be giving a practical lesson* in Growing in a Small Space on Saturday 12th May, 2012. If you’d like to join us we’re meeting 9am at The Cenotaph on Roman Rd, Bennetthorpe, Doncaster. Click here to download a copy of […]

Digging Doncaster – #doncasterisgreat

Just to remind anyone who’s going to be in Doncaster this week that we’ll be presenting An Introduction to Permaculture this Thursday night (26th), 7:30pm at The Salutation on South Parade. A big thanks to The Fringe arts group for the invite… we’ll also be taking the opportunity to formally launch D.U.G. our Doncaster based […]

D.U.G. (Doncaster Urban Growres) launch event in Doncaster on April 26th #permaculture #GuerrillaGardening

Now that Spring is well and truly in the air it’s time to really get busy… On Thursday 26th April we’ll be giving a talk to members of The Fringe arts group at The Salutation in Doncaster. John will be giving a talk on the principles of permaculture, but we will also be revealing plans […]

Future scenario’s of an energy descent world part 3

Following on from part 2 as it does, here is part 3 of our ongoing series……. 4. Internal Threats So if biker gangs, martial law, and foreign occupiers aren’t our greatest security threats, what is our greatest risk? In short, crime. This is not a trivial threat. Consider the number of neighbours or relatives you […]

Future scenario’s of an energy descent world

The transition town model has a big weakness. Whilst it covers most aspects of providing resources for its members in a post peak/low energy future it hasn’t sufficiently dealt with the aspect of keeping what you have when faced with people who are willing to take it from you. This article is an attempt to […]

1st ever HarFest: Alternative Harvest Festival takes place in Doncaster on Oct 2nd…

The PermaFuture project, along with the Living Arts Trust and PIXIEWORKS, are helping to create HarFest, an alternative harvest festival, at The Leopard on West St in Doncaster next Sunday – 2nd October. Why not drop by and bring something for the ‘harvest table’? If you live in Donny why not help spread the word… […]