'I would strongly recommend that any educator, no matter where they are on the permaculture journey, obtain a copy of this brilliant and uplifting book. The Children in Permaculture Manual is a very helpful key that actively unlocks clear understanding of permaculture as a vision of the future, for children. ' - Matt Willer
Tue 18 Jun 2019
Education is evolving through the influence of Permaculture Design. Teachers everywhere are exploring alternatives to lecture based learning. Bringing education into the garden and forest gives it a new life along with the ability to engage all the senses, learning styles and types of intelligence.
Thu 13 Jun 2019
It's going to take a lot of imagination to take us forward and really scale-up the positive change we know is possible. By linking up people from different bio-regions and having the space to let our imaginations run free, the national convergence is the perfect time to bring it all together.
Wed 22 May 2019

by Celia Ashman, COO, Permaculture Association

Thu 02 May 2019
There’s a lot of talk about ‘right livelihood’ in permaculture circles. I’ve always been unsure about the term – if there’s a ‘right’ livelihood, that means there’s a ‘wrong’ one too, and who decides which is which? I felt the term didn’t apply to me as I didn’t want to earn money from either of those things.
Fri 26 Apr 2019
An international rebellion has begun. I am writing this as a call to action for humanity and permaculture enthusiasts everywhere. I want to take a few minutes to share my story, and perhaps you will be inspired by a world that is waking up. The sea is rising and so are we. I will finish with some practical ways you can get involved in the rebellion and what you can do after.
Thu 18 Apr 2019
Updates on Permaculture Association core work and projects for Spring 2019.
Tue 16 Apr 2019
With almost half of global insect species in decline, it’s clear that we could all be doing something to improve and encourage biodiversity. In this article, Nicky Roeber, Online Horticultural Expert at Wyevale Garden Centres shares his top tips for choosing plants that will help insects thrive in your garden.
Mon 15 Apr 2019
Permaculture Convergence 2019 event advert
When we asked what memories people had of attending permaculture events and the effect it had on them we were bowled over by the response. Of course, we know that permaculture events are brilliant, with great workshop programmes, conversations and food, but maybe we underestimate the scale of the positive impact they have! Read about the butterfly effect of past events below.
Tue 09 Apr 2019