Currently, there are mainly three groups of peo

Thu 23 Nov 2017

Andy Goldring tells a story about how we got to have a CoLab. From early conversations in Jordan (2011) up to the present day... much talking, thinking, and work has been done to get here.

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Currently, there are mainly three groups of peo

Tue 21 Nov 2017

The general direction of our endeavours is set

Tue 21 Nov 2017

This is a project for the people by the people.

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Lets get practical about this; meaning, how do

Tue 21 Nov 2017
Permaculture, as an ecological design system
Tue 21 Nov 2017

Laura Gibbs ponders the art of quiet observation in her review of Stefan Geyer's book, Zen in the Art of Permaculture Design.

Zen in the Art of Permaculture Design opens with a quote from a Zen teacher:

“For Zen students a weed, which for most people is worthless, is a treasure,” and just like the Zen student, permaculture students also have the ability to see the potential in an ordinary weed, and so stands to learn a lot from Zen teachings.

Tue 21 Nov 2017
Graham Bell reflects on the huge impact Permaculture Design Courses have had on participant's lives and their journeys of 'unlearning' and 'learning'. After thirty years of engagement with Permaculture it never ceases to amaze me how the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) changes peoples’ lives. This brilliant understanding of how to meet peoples’ needs, without working so hard, and at the same time learning to minimise waste was crafted by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren before I came along to connect with it. I’m also hugely aware that it has always been a fantastic effort of trawling wisdom from all across the planet contributed by unknown numbers of people.
Tue 14 Nov 2017