A combination of forces has now brought the ‘climate emergency’ to mass public attention. Banks, corporations and governments are climbing on board daily as I write, lining up to fight the War on Carbon. Suddenly, we find ourselves in a situation, where moments ago ecological concerns were sidelined and now it’s official: there is an emergency; “our house is on fire”. How do we adapt to this change?
Tue 26 Nov 2019
Children around a blackboard with bees on it in chalk
Romanian born permaculture educator, artist, linguist and chef Claudiu Oprea talks about how Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share in Education: The Children in Permaculture Manual has influenced his work in India.
Wed 13 Nov 2019

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

Fri 25 Oct 2019
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.
Fri 18 Oct 2019
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.
Wed 09 Oct 2019
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."
Mon 07 Oct 2019
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.
Thu 26 Sep 2019
Sandy at Ribblehead
Climate activist Sandy James talks about what inspires him to live the way he does and the meaning of 'truth' in today's world.
Wed 18 Sep 2019