Welcome to the Permaculture Association Blog

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

Welsh Permaculture practice Sector39, who are celebrating 10 years of delivering permaculture design courses (PDCs) in venues across Wales and further afield as well as establishing themselves at their new home Dragons Co-op in Mid Wales, have successfully launched thier first full PDC in Uganda attracting farmers, teachers and community leaders from Uganda, Kenya and Burundi. 

I left Britain on the day of the Brexit announcement. A train to Spain for a conference in the beautiful city of San Sebastian, in the Basque region, to explore with people from around the world the Art of Collaboration!

Away from the turmoil, joy, sadness and soul searching resulting from the Brexit result, I had time to think, within a creative and nurturing space, about how we – as the Permaculture Association - might respond.

The Phayao Permaculture Center is a 2 acre family farm, demonstration and education center in Pa Daeng, Phayao, Thailand, dedicated to the application of Permaculture Ethics & Principles.

You can have the opportunity to learn more about permaculture and experience an apprenticeship in the beautiful settings of Pa Daeng!

The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri invites you to participate in the Agroforestry in Action Webinar Series:

AGROFORESTRY FOR FOOD: New Research on Multifunctional Woody Polyculture Systems on July 20, 2016. If interested please register early, as space in the webinar room is limited.

Writing this piece in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the EU, and after having recently watched both A Simpler Way – Crisis as Opportunity and Rob Stewart's excellent Revolution, my thoughts have centered on the meaning of 'edge'.