This past Sunday was one of the first of the many "Permablitzes" to happen this summer. The Permablitz Programme is run by The Permaculture Project - GTA (TPP - GTA) and involves people showing up at a garden, back yard, or any space, and turning it into a permaculture food garden. Participants learn about permaculture through the direction of TPP - GTA Director Toyin Coker, the designs of certified Permaculture Designer Douglas Barnes, and, most importantly, through doing the work…Continue
Added by Andrew James Knox on June 15, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
[ permablitz 101 ]
permaculture + blitz (german for lightning)
the idea is that a community member who wants to have their property, or some community space, permablitzed works out a design and prepares all the materials that will be necessary in advance. a date for the blitz is set and other community members are contacted to join in the…Continue
No matter how much I try imagining a future with less or no oil, it’s hard to wrap my head around. What might it be like; no cars on the roads? Empty shelves at supermarkets? Or sufficient groceries but unaffordable to all but the wealthy?
The documentary The Power of Community: How Cuba survived Peak Oil gave attendees at the Beaches Library a glimpse of what such a future could look like—for real. Hosted by the East End Transition Enthusiasts, we saw how…Continue
Added by Martina Rowley on April 13, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments