Permaculture Orchard – Questions and Answers

All the questions people have been asking Stefan Sobkowiak in various online forums was recently collated by Hugo Deslippe, along with his answers. It's been carefully organised in 62 pages and a Table of Contents to quickly get to the topics you're most interested in. Read it on ISSUU, or download the PDF, and search its contents to your hearts content.     PermacultureOrchard-Answers.pdf   … [Read more...]

The end of an era

The signs are clear and the jury is in. The industrial, oil-dependent, chemical-based food production experiment has failed to meet its promise and is now clearly unsustainable. The quality of its outputs is declining, it’s driving soil loss at an alarming rate and then there’s that issue of dependence on increasingly expensive fossil fuels. While agri-business continues to blow its own trumpet … [Read more...]

Beyond Organic NZ Tour – Mar/Apr 2015

If you dream of making a good living working with the land, producing healthy food and generally making the world a better place, then come and join the conversation. Stefan Sobkowiak (see the Permaculture Orchard Film) arrives in just under 9 weeks. We’ll start with a Waiheke workshop on March 12th & 13th, then a few days later at a public meeting in the Matakana Village Hall, we’ll welcome … [Read more...]