The main greenhouse had a gas fired water heating system that had been condemned. So after much toing and froing and the application of a reciprocating saw it has been pulled out. Gas is something we just can’t afford to use at this time and we can’t generate enough of our own on site […]
PermaFuture co-founder John Briggs will 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, 7th May. We’ll be following this up with a practical […]
Well, It’s a new year and a new you. So hello to you !! After much ado this year that has kept us pretty busy we are officially launching the DUG network in the salutation inn on January the 24th at 7PM I’m sure your asking what the hell all this is about, so sit […]
or how I learned to stop worrying and just love stuff !! In 2012 we exported a lot of stuff. One direction, rain water into the north sea, British pride and the royals ( the Americans get that last one free to make up for 1776 ). But the export business started long before […]
The world may not have ended on December 21st, 2012, but it looks highly likely that the economic dominance of the US will be very much in its death throws during 2013… This puts the UK, with its intimate links to both the US and the Euro-zone, in a very precarious position. On hearing about […]
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. ~Cree Indian Proverb After years of lobbying by powerful bankers and hedge fund managers, the strict (and rather sensible…) regulations surrounding speculation on food were relaxed allowing financial companies […]
The PermaFuture crew are currently working on an exciting new project and we’d like YOU to get involved… OTF (Own Two Feet) Magazine will be a completely DIY/grassroots publication created using solely upcycled ‘end-of-use’ (i.e. scrap) equipment and Free Open Source Software (FOSS) applications. As with all PermaFuture projects we want to show that both […]
Save’s us having to write it up, here you go… Permaculture is an approach to designing human settlements and agricultural systems that are modeled on the relationships found in naturalecologies. Permaculture is sustainable land use design. This is based on ecological and biological principles, often using patterns that occur in nature to maximise effect and minimise […]
Here is video made by a (most likely poorly paid) high school science teacher. It, in very easy to understand terms, puts the whole climate change debate in context. It also works for almost all future possible scenarios…..
There’s more to come but lets face it ten minute’s of your time isn’t a lot to ask for is it….