The Seed Savers Network was set up in 1986 by Michel and Jude Fanton. Their goal was to provide: Educational programmes for the preservation of open-pollinated (non-hybrid) seeds and the genetic diversity of plant varieties; Non-profit seed exchange programmes; Agricultural and horticultural programmes with particular emphasis on the propagation of open-pollinated plant varieties; Preservation gardens … Read more
Sad day for permaculturalists around the world with the passing of co-founder Bill Mollison. His ideas on permanent agriculture were the essence of what is now food security and sustainability. His first work, although more an essay in book format, formed the core thinking from which thousands of ‘disciples’ would develop methods and techniques for … Read more
Listen to a podcast about a new program which is being launched in Adelaide in March. Retrieved from Radio Adelaide (28 February 2016) The world’s first ever post graduate program in Permaculture will start soon in Adelaide! Dr Keri Chiveralls, who will be taking the course, joined Barometer’s Sue Reece to talk about it all. … Read more
Permaculture SA (PASA) is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to promote, practice, and represent permaculture in South Australia. It acts as the peak body for most of the South Australian permaculture community. PASA has an excellent website with a very substantial Calendar of events: http://www.permaculturesa.org.au/calendar/
The Food Forest is an organic farm using permaculture principles and practices.
Since being involved in permaculture way back in 1995, permaculture gatherings came with a reasonable amount of drumming and chanting. There seemed to be a need amongst some participants to incorporate music and dance into the gatherings. Typically, the daytime would be taken up with presentations and demonstrations. As nighttime approached and after mealtime, out … Read more
Training sites for permaculture are located around Australia. The main location for obtaining training in South Australia, including the Permaculture Certificate, is the Food Forest. Please contact the Food Forest via the web site contact webpage.