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Addressing the Causes of Land Degradation, Food/Nutritional Insecurity and Poverty: a New Approach to Agricultural Intensification in the Tr...

Addressing the Causes of Land Degradation, Food/Nutritional Insecurity and Poverty: a New Approach to Agricultural Intensification in the Tr...

Greening the Desert Internships - Greener than Ever Permaculture Courses - help create a green oasis in Jordan, and learn how to help green our world!

Greening the Desert Internships - Greener than Ever Permaculture Courses - help create a green oasis in Jordan, and learn how to help green our world!

In the last 90 days, there has been a tremendous transformation of the degraded land by applying principles of permaculture — digging swales on slopes and designing raised garden beds and planting hundreds of fruit trees in the many zones created in the design, and now on to creating a small but sustainable structure made of bamboo and mud.

In the last 90 days, there has been a tremendous transformation of the degraded land by applying principles of permaculture — digging swales on slopes and designing raised garden beds and planting hundreds of fruit trees in the many zones created in the design, and now on to creating a small but sustainable structure made of bamboo and mud.

"Arizona desert amidst an 80 year old swale system." -Geoff Lawton "[R]ich mulched soil a foot deep rich in humus. The grass came up to your waist in parts & walking across this verge was springy to step on. This is a very rare sight to see. Nature doing it all by itself with no outside help from people. It vindicates Permaculture teaching & humbles one to be there in another parched desert environment. This footage will be added to another great video,  free on geofflawton.com[…]"

"Arizona desert amidst an 80 year old swale system." -Geoff Lawton "[R]ich mulched soil a foot deep rich in humus. The grass came up to your waist in parts & walking across this verge was springy to step on. This is a very rare sight to see. Nature doing it all by itself with no outside help from people. It vindicates Permaculture teaching & humbles one to be there in another parched desert environment. This footage will be added to another great video, free on geofflawton.com[…]"

The Magical Garden wp.me/p11LOy-2DX ~ Hedgepath ~ http://permaculturecottage.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/bealtaine-cottage-jan-2011-0202.jpg?w=490=367

The Magical Garden wp.me/p11LOy-2DX ~ Hedgepath ~ http://permaculturecottage.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/bealtaine-cottage-jan-2011-0202.jpg?w=490=367

"Commercial Dryland Food Forest" – Videos :: Geoff Lawton Online "We recently visited our friends Graham Bell and Annmarie Brookman, who were kind enough to give us a tour of one of the most iconic permaculture sites in Australia. A short, visually-rich 7 minute video that shows what is possible with a bit of planning, work, and time. Winning line from my time with Graham: 'We have so many species here that I can’t even keep up…'”

"Commercial Dryland Food Forest" – Videos :: Geoff Lawton Online "We recently visited our friends Graham Bell and Annmarie Brookman, who were kind enough to give us a tour of one of the most iconic permaculture sites in Australia. A short, visually-rich 7 minute video that shows what is possible with a bit of planning, work, and time. Winning line from my time with Graham: 'We have so many species here that I can’t even keep up…'”

"Visiting Melliodora[, in Australian region,] in a Dry Year January 25, 2016 | Animals, Appropriate Technology, Forest Gardening, Frugalism, Gardening, Permaculture[… Since] 1985,this site has been progressed from a blackberry covered hill to a hectare settlement of self-reliance & low energy living[…]"

"Visiting Melliodora[, in Australian region,] in a Dry Year January 25, 2016 | Animals, Appropriate Technology, Forest Gardening, Frugalism, Gardening, Permaculture[… Since] 1985,this site has been progressed from a blackberry covered hill to a hectare settlement of self-reliance & low energy living[…]"

Video: Lebensgarten — Garden of Life — is a community located in Lower Saxony, Germany. Built on the site of a former Nazi arms factory, the community has 62 houses. Lebensgarten has a large permaculture park, in which agriculture and human settlements are modeled after nature.

Video: Lebensgarten — Garden of Life — is a community located in Lower Saxony, Germany. Built on the site of a former Nazi arms factory, the community has 62 houses. Lebensgarten has a large permaculture park, in which agriculture and human settlements are modeled after nature.

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