2014 Courses Information Day, Nov 16

Accredited Permaculture Training Information Day at Djanbung Gardens Nov 16, 10am Are you looking for Skills for careers in sustainable design, productive environments, resilient communities and responsible living. Be a more effective agent of change for...

International Permaculture Convergence IPC11 in Cuba

The next International Permaculture Convergence and Conference, IPC11, will be hosted by Cuba, Nov-Dec 2013. Network with permaculturists from around the world, but to see permaculture in a country that has had to power-down and live within its ecological footprint.  ...

Bellamar Gardens, Cuba

Bellamar Gardens is one of the exctiting new major permaculture projects in Cuba, located near Matanzas, just a hundred meters from the famous Bellamar Caves. I was invited to consult on the project when I visited Cuba in 2009 when the land had quite recently been...

Peak Oil reviewed… Time for change!

Posted Jul 5, 2012 by Rob Hopkins Some Transition reflections on George Monbiot’s announcement that “we were wrong on peak oil”  In a nutshell, I think Monbiot’s piece swallows an over-optimistic take on peak oil… What he does prompt is a rethink in terms of how...

Tale of Two Communities – driving solutions

Here are two very inspiring stories of mainstream communities thinking outside the box to create collaborative solutions to local sustainability issues in Goulburn and Geelong. The Tale of Goulburn Valley…  “Our agenda is food sovereignty, food sustainability....