Hockerton Housing Project hosted a fruit tree pruning workshop through the Permaculture Ambassadors Local Gathering fund, designed to share permaculture principles more widely within our communities.
Tue 19 Feb 2019
Supporting the Permaculture Association and living by permaculture principles are great ways of helping people and planet. You probably already make the conscious choice to use your money in ethical ways – it is a powerful form of democracy in today's world , as where you spend, save and invest money is a vote for your values and increasingly has an impact on the shape of society. But did you know that where you choose to bank can also have a positive impact?
Thu 14 Feb 2019
Gardeners planting salads at the Comfrey Project in Gateshead

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Wed 16 Jan 2019
Lackan Cottage Farm is a six acre permaculture demonstration site in the heart of the County Down countryside. Through Green Tourism we encourage visitors to find out more about living in a more environmentally conscious way, and we offer a variety of courses and tours to give people hands on experience of applied permaculture practice.
Sun 06 Jan 2019
A ‘traditional’ Christmas is a perfect storm of carbon consumption: excessive shopping, long distance travel, lots of meat eating, buckets of food waste, mountains of packaging waste, unwanted gifts that go straight to landfill, and energy-hungry fairy lights. All of this can add up to between 3% and 10% of your annual carbon emissions in a single day. Christmas puts a big strain on our carbon budgets, our wallets and our stress levels. So why not try a low-carbon, low-budget, low-stress Christmas? It might actually be more fun.
Thu 06 Dec 2018
Our newest holder of the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design explains the process through poetry.
Tue 04 Dec 2018
Gardener tending salads at the Comfrey Project in Gateshead
A new resource pack will help many more community growing spaces become Gardens of Sanctuary.
Tue 27 Nov 2018
Holly Silvester of RHS Bridgewater shows how you can save seed. Holly demonstrates Babingtons leek, a perennial that grows in Hulme Community Garden Centre's forest garden. "It's totally easy peasy, very simple."
Thu 01 Nov 2018
Biotime, or biological time, runs at a very different pace and rhythm to human time. It can be observed by recording events in the natural world. These can be as varied as the day the first spring bulb opens, the last frost before summer, or the first sighting of a species of bird or insect in a new habitat.
Thu 01 Nov 2018