Holistic Management: Another Tool in Your Kit Bag
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Holistic Management: Another Tool in Your Kit Bag

When you make a decision, what do you consider? Expert advise and scientific research? Intuition? Past experience? Will your decision achieve what you want? And how quickly? Is your decision lawful, ethical? Will it make you money? Annoy the neighbours? Win you accolades? There are so many things to consider when making decisions, large and…

Pambula Food Swap
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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…

Food Sovereignty and Permaculture: A Reply to David Holmgren
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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…

On the road with Pip
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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…