Welcome to the Permaculture Association Blog

You can find a wealth of news and knowledge that follows the work of members and partners.

Our response to the call for evidence, to inform a national food strategy.

The Paddock plastic free pantry wooden sign and containers
We talk to a small business owner on the challenges and rewards of running an ethical outlet.
Pen and ink sketch of people listening to a workshop talk
Sarah Spencer talks about Think Like a Tree, which explores permaculture principles (and other nature-inspired ideas) for better health, wellbeing, livelihood and life in general.
Edible Paradise book cover
Sarah Cossom reviews Edible Paradise by Vera Greutink. "A follower of no-dig principles for over 15 years, Vera has plenty of experience to share with her readers about the best way to approach it both on a small and larger scale, such as in a community garden. She also includes square foot bed planting and an easy-to-follow guide to plant families for crop rotation."
Protest illustration with slogan - It's Us & Us and Culture Change, Not Climate Change. Illustration by Keegan Blazey
At the National Permaculture Convergence at Hill End in September, Tomas Remiarz led a session to explore how we can cultivate the edges between permaculture and Extinction Rebellion and increase cross pollination between the two movements. This article reflects on that.