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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...

World First! Three Simultaneous Permablitzes Spanning Two Countries!

World First! Three Simultaneous Permablitzes Spanning Two Countries!

This Sunday November 4th not only will Melbourne’s 35th permablitz unfold, and up the coast not only will Sydney’s very first permablitz unfold, but across the Tasman New Zealand’s very first permablitz will unfold!  All three permablitzes...

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 #29 at the Permaculture Forest

Well yesterday and today we had a huge weekend, hosting Permablitz #29, having heaps of fun with about 20 wonderful visitors, and getting a heap done. As well as having workshops on hot composting...

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...