Community Building

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

The Golden Spiral & it’s Application in Natural Building ∞ DIY Wood-Fired Pizza & Hot Smoking Earth Oven

Uses for this oven include: Pizza Baked goods. Smoked products. Dehydrated food. Activated charcoal (burn wood in a sealed tin). Pottery or glass kiln (this oven can reach up to 800°C). Hot water. Get creative!   This article discusses how to plan, build & use a wood-fired oven using locally sourced natural materials.   CONTENTS: […]

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By Kayla-Teri Hofer

Gratitude!!!

Hi to all like-minded holistic persons,   What a lovely Permaculture Course Introduction. It was short, sweet and educational. There was just the right amount of valuable information in the free introductory course to get you thinking and to keep you wanting more. I have just recently completed my Holistic Life Coaching Certification. I have […]

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

What is Permaculture & How Can it Meet Our Needs?

A collaborative brainstorm which produced two mind map graphics. On 1st June, 2019 I was invited to Introduce Permaculture at the Coolum Women’s Shed – Garden Group start-up.  I wasn’t sure how much the group knew or what I should share with them.  So, I used a knowledge harvesting technique I learnt from Robin Clayfield […]

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By Konrad Sroka

Q&A panel discussion: “What does it take to build an eco-village?”

A Q&A panel discussion with alternative community leaders in Australia. On the panel: Renee Rivard and Ben O’Callaghan from Currumbin Eco-village. Morag Gamble from Crystal Waters. Ian Trew from Noosa Forest Retreat. Jason “Djalmbu” Hilder from the University of Queensland. Phil Benjamin, Communities Resident. Alex J Hobbs from Starlight Community.

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By Konrad Sroka

Integrated Health & Wellbeing – Talk by Ian Trew at Polkadot Festival 2019

Just last weekend in Noosa, the Polkadot Festival was on for 2 days. We’ve been there…

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Permaculture Land Share – Property Rights Agreements & Environmental Stewardship

When it comes to where you live – is planet Earth nothing more than real estate?  As a permaculturalist, that is the question I’ve been considering over the past few years – as I search for the perfect land share agreement (which I intend to write myself).  To answer this question, I attended a course […]

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By Konrad Sroka

Farmin’ in the Hood

THE URBAN FARMING GUYS These legends in the United States have been taking it their hood to the next level. They started an urban farm and permaculture community project in an area with high crime and low income. And they show us how we can handle things differently. Checkout their first video they came out […]

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