Permaculture In Action at: My Mum’s

About the “Permaculture In Action” series As I travel often and practice nomadic permaculture, I created a series of periodic blog posts describing the practical permaculture work I do in various places that I visit. Here are the previous episodes of this series published thus far: Permaculture in Action at: Anthony & Brittany’s (Central Coast, Read more…

Permaculture in Action at: Michael’s

Foreword It’s been a while since I published the last blog post. The beginning of the year has been quite busy with lots of permaculture work in different places, travelling to and within Europe (and where I’m staying until the end of the year), joining retreats, meeting new people, and taking some personal time for Read more…

Permaculture Design Report Case

This week’s blog post presents a permaculture design report. It is a real case example of a design I have created for a friend. But first, let’s start with the basics so you know what to expect in the report. Permaculture Design Process Permaculture is a design science rooted in the observation of natural ecosystems Read more…

Practices in Veganic Permaculture

Veganism seeks to avoid all forms of animal exploitation. Veganic permaculture therefore differs from traditional permaculture through avoiding the intentional use of animals, particularly domesticated and farm animals, and their by-products. It is not only suitable for vegans; it’s also very useful to anyone who simply cannot or wish not to keep animals on their Read more…

Principles of Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is one of the many alternative economic models to our current capitalist system. In our Sustainability section, I briefly talk about alternative economies such as steady state economy, circular economy, sharing economy, and economic degrowth. Sharing economy is also known as collaborative consumption.As its name suggests it, it is a system where people Read more…

Landscape degradation & potential for regeneration

Travels Welcome to the Nunniong plains near Omeo, VIC. Beautiful one-day road trip around natural reserves, plains, hilltops, historic sites and wonderful views all around. As we were approaching the end of the track, these plains near Ensay North caught my attention. The poplars following the creek and the typical colours of the fall offered Read more…

Reed Beds as Greywater Treatment

Reeds in natural ecosystems Have you ever wandered along a lake, pond or river and noticed how reeds love having their feet in the water? These tall, grass-like plants of wetlands not only provide habitat for small mammals, dragonflies and birds, they also prevent erosion of the beds and banks of water bodies where they Read more…