Category: Media

How to grow 300kg of veg in the ‘burbs

Permablitz’s very own Kat Lavers has recently won the Home and Garden category in local Sustainability Awards. She built the garden, nicknamed The Plummery, due to her love of fresh food and said its success was based on its permaculture design which uses minimal resources for growing produce.

Permablitzin’ on Radio National

Last weekend three Permablitz organisers from across Australia joined Radio National’s Michael Williams on Blueprint for Living, where we spoke about what exactly a Permablitz is.

Permablitz Collective member, forager and part-timer model [Photo credit: Maude Farrugia]

Eka forages for PIP!

Eka of the Permablitz Collective is an urban forager. She wants to show people how they can maintain a normal lifestyle with a nine-to-five job and still lead a secret life as a forager. (As originally published in Pip Magazine #6)

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Rental House Cornucopia

Some households fight over who has to mow the lawn, but it’s happily all hands on deck for a share house of green thumbs in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick. Housemates Laura, Hermann, Harriet, Henry and Matt have created a thriving and productive garden in their rental home, establishing an apiary, a chook run and aquaponics system.

Permablits 183 Clayton Winter 2016-17

Eating the Suburbs, One Backyard at a Time

So can we make the suburbs edible again? Permablitz networks around the country are showing that we can, one backyard at a time. The Permablitz concept combines physical outcomes with social outcomes.

Permablitzing!

Permablitzing in Slow Magazine

It’s the craze that’s sweeping not only the nation, but the world. From Melbourne to Montreal, Perth to Portugal, Hawaii to Houston, Instanbul to Indonesia, people are getting together and converging on backyards, shovels and rakes firmly in hand.