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The Permaculture Design Course (PDC) has become one of the most popular standards in permaculture training. Hear from trainers Ben Falk and Mark Krawczyk and from participants during a PDC held in Vermont by Whole Systems Design, about how such courses can teach us to view the world differently and understand our role in it better. To learn more about our upcoming video project on Whole Systems … [Read more...]

Living from a forest

In this beautiful article by a Kiwi living with his partner Asako in Japan, Dion suggests that: As perennial forage systems forest gardens are horticultural, they have already left agriculture behind. Their sufficiency is due in part to the diversity of species and a mimicry of naturally occurring ecosystems but this can be taken much further by adapting ourselves to our garden homes: if you … [Read more...]

The Food Commons

Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute invites scientists, designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists and planners from all over the world to submit their innovative solutions to some of humanity’s most pressing problems. A $100,000 prize is awarded to support the development and implementation of one outstanding strategy. www.bfi.org/challenge The Food Commons seeks to … [Read more...]