Nurture

Pip Podcast #10: Mariam Issa

Here is Pip Permaculture Podcast number 10 for you, featuring Mariam Issa in conversation with Pip Editor Robyn Rosenfeldt! The podcast was recorded live at the 2018 Australian Permaculture Convergence. This conversation with Mariam Issa will inspire you! First of all Mariam shares her refugee journey fleeing war in Somalia and resettling in Australia. While... View more

5 rituals to celebrate spring

It’s a special time of year, the changing of the cold into the warm, so we think it’s worth celebrating with some special spring rituals! I think we only understood the true meaning of the Easter holiday being in the Northern Spring last year when our family had waited a whole winter for our newly… View more

Living gratefully

Last year, 2016, was a bit of a shocker in world politics and environment news. We lost a permaculture giant in Bill Mollison, and at many times it was hard not to feel dispirited with the general state of things. But it wasn't all black, there were plenty of silver linings the world over, many... View more

Herbal First Aid Kit

Herbal First Aid Kit by Stephanie Zetah from Wise Women Australia Have you ever sipped chamomile tea for a better night’s sleep or eaten lots of citrus in the winter for more Vitamin C? Using food and herbs to maintain health was once a common practice within our culture. One need not be a naturopath… View more

Ten Ways to Love your Group, Family and Community

As permies, we love community, people care and working together, but working in a group can sometimes be fraught with challenges. Social Permaculture practitioner and teacher Robin Clayfield gives us her top ten tips for being part of a healthy and effective group! Being involved in a healthy, vibrant and effective group and playing a role… View more

Rosehip Syrup

Autumn brings with it all sorts of bounty from the garden, but it also brings cold weather and the start of the sniffles season. Thank goodness for rosehips which are in abundance this time of year and packed with vitamin C! They can easily be made into all sorts of home remedies, but our favourite is this super… View more

Find your Perfect-Permie-Match!

Permaculture brings people together, and is all about finding relationships between different elements in a design… but what if it could help found some beautiful real-life human relationships? Permablitz Melbourne seem to think it can… we found out just how in this interview with Permablitz Melbourne Collective Member Adrian O’Hagan.   Why did Permablitz Melbourne decide to… View more

Autumn Rituals

Well, you wouldn't know it if you looked at the mercury, but autumn is here. We've had some record breaking heat across our hemisphere and it's thrown some of our planting plans into dissarray, I can tell you! We're still planting out some new year crops in the hope we might have an extended harvest... View more