Author: Dan Palmer


Word from Uganda’s Permablitz #1

Uganda Permablitz #1 was held on February 28th at the home of Mathias and Ted and their four children, in the village of Ssanje. Ssanje is less than one kilometre from Sabina School and...

Permablitz hits Uganda!

Permablitz hits Uganda!

We’ve had some exciting news from Kim and Clive, Melbourne Permablitzers currently spending a year volunteering on the Sabina Permaculture Project in Southern Uganda: “Uganda Permablitz #1 will be in Ssanje at the home...


Excellent article by Michael Pollan

Check out this article from April 20 by Michael Pollan in the New York Times Magazine .  Here’s a snippet: “But the act I want to talk about is growing some — even just...


Permablitz # 40 – Eltham

We would like to thank everyone who came to the Permablitz at our place in Eltham on Sunday. An enthusiastic effort from all has dramatically changed our bare backyard. It looks fantastic and is a...

Permablitz #34 – Bolinda (Four months on)

Permablitz #34 – Bolinda (Four months on)

Yesterday we heard from Dot Green who hosted permablitz # 34 in Bolinda near Sunbury November 3rd 2007.  The designer was the wonderful Clarisse Thomasset – a keen blitzer and permaculturalist we all miss...

Permablitz Introduction to Permaculture Course # 2

Permablitz Introduction to Permaculture Course # 2

Thanks to about 8 facilitators/helpers and 22 students for a wonderful course the weekend of February 23-24.  Port Philip Ecocentre was a great venue with a Sunday morning visit to vege out.  Here's a...


Ormond Permablitz #39

Check out some great photos from an awesome permablitz # 39 in Ormond Sunday February 3rd.  Thanks to designers Erin and mike, and to hosts Keith and Sharon.


Sydney’s First Permablitz

PERMABLITZ COMES TO SYDNEY A week of rain on either side cleared to make way for a beautiful sunny November Sunday, and Sydney’s first ever permablitz! The backyard of 87 Wigram Rd in Glebe...

First NZ Permablitz a Success!

First NZ Permablitz a Success!

Drizzly rain for the first hour didn’t dampen the enthusiasm or spirits of the 18 Adults and 8 children who gathered on Sunday November 4th 2007 to participate in NZ’s very first Permablitz held...