South East Permaculture Convergence

SCPA -South East Producers will be hosting the 2014 South East Permaculture Convergence on 16th– 17th of August at Mumbulla School, Bega St, Bega. The South East Permaculture Convergence is a weekend for the permaculture community of the South East to come together and celebrate. That’s anyone from Moruya to Wollongong to Braidwood to Canberra… View more

Pambula Food Swap

This month we held Pambula’s inaugural food swap.  Although it is probably not the best time of year to hold a food swap as many people’s gardens are slow and not as much is growing as in the warmer months, I figured we just had to do it.  I had been talking about it for… View more

Issue Two, Greenhouses and Pigs

I love what I do. I get to talk to so many inspiring and knowledgeable people about what they are passionate about I am learning so much This week for example, I’ve been speaking with Professor Stuart Hill, Dan Palmer of VEG, Morag Gamble of SEED International, Hannah Moloney from Good Life Permaculture and Kym… View more

Food Sovereignty and Permaculture: A Reply to David Holmgren

By Dr Nick Rose, National Coordinator, Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance In the first issue of Pip, the co-originator of permaculture, David Holmgren wrote about food sovereignty, and the role permaculture can and does play in achieving it. David’s vision of a permaculture-inspired food secure and food sovereign-future for Australia, made manifest in the abundance of… View more

On the road with Pip

Well after a bit of a breather, work on issue two has begun and it’s looking to be a cracking edition. Issue one has sold out through the website but they are still available in newsagents in the eastern states (sorry everybody else) and in some selected outlets.  There is a full list of newsagents… View more

Pip Launches to Great Success

Hi Everyone. What an amazing month. On the 22nd of March we had the official launch of Pip at CERES Harvest festival in Melbourne.  David Holmgren, Ian Lillington and I got up and launched the magazine to the gathered crowd.  Ian Lillington welcomed everyone and introduced David and myself. David Holmgren spoke about the changes… View more

Day with David Holmgren

I recently spent the day with David Holmgren, talking about the big picture of permaculture; it’s history, the full breadth of its meaning, what its role is in today’s society and I came away with so much more than I imagined I would. I have never been one to get too caught up in the… View more

Rock Out to the Permaculture Beats

If you’ve managed to somehow not to hear about Charlie McGee and his ukelele then let me tell you about it. What a rockin’ album Permaculture: A Rhymer’s Manual, Permaculture, Charlie McGee is. From the minute you turn it on you’ll be bopping along.  It’s upbeat, it’s fun, it’s musically accomplished and it’s all about permaculture. … View more

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