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Food shortages coming, and how to stop them

Food shortages coming, and how to stop them

"We talk about oil shocks, but we go on assuming that the supermarket shelves will be loaded." — John Anderson, former Deputy Prime Minister. Here's three articles on the food crisis and how home gardening might be of help. 

Course a success and vote of support from Geoff Lawton

Course a success and vote of support from Geoff Lawton

Latest news here at Permablitz is that in addition to a whole stack of blitzes in the pipeline with designs being laid down as we speak, the first Permablitz Introduction to Permaculture went great...

Permablitz Introduction to Permaculture Course

Permablitz Introduction to Permaculture Course

Due to interest and demand from permablitz participants, we're running a two-day introduction to permaculture course on the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd. The venue is CERES in Melbourne's Brunswick East and the...

Permablitz #26 – Gisborne

Permablitz #26 – Gisborne

I just want to start by expressing our huge appreciation to the Permablitz volunteers for coming from far afield all the way out to Gisborne’s Montessori school. A description of the day follows: Saturday – Our...

Permablitz #25 – Kensington

Well, going by yard-size it certainly wasn’t the biggest Permablitz, but people-wise it certainly was.  It was incredibly energising to see so many people keen to learn about permaculture and share their time to help us make...

SUS Fest 2007

SUS Fest 2007

SUS Fest 2007 is a slow & progressive sustainable culture festival in the Otways. Starting in August, with a full two weeks of events & activities, extends to November 2007. Events include: *** Diversity...

Blitzing the Burbs

Permablitz: new word, noun. An event in which volunteers use permaculture principles to transform a suburban garden into a place that produces its own food.