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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Insight Into Permaculture Communities, the ‘Permaculture Design Certificate’ (PDC) Course & Work-Exchange (WWOOF).

How to develop an idea, business or property by teaching permaculture…with little or no money. That’s if you don’t choose a free-living lifestyle & become a world traveller instead!

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

What is Permaculture & How Can it Meet Our Needs?

A collaborative brainstorm exploring how permaculture helps meet needs.

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

Loving Nature, Natural Building & All Things Permaculture!

What’s one of the most fascinating things you’ve learned in your teaching Permaculture & Natural Building?

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

DIY Worm Farm – Vermicast, Worm-Juice, Soil Life & More!

Picture diary – building a worm-farm to collect vermicast & worm-juice.

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By Chrissy-Tiina Laurikainen

THE JACKFRUIT TREE & ME

Beneath the branches of this tree will be a living tropical ecosystem. I have 32 seedlings & 30 acres.

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By renata McStay

My journey, renting and feeding my family

Southland NZ. After being forced to move house and area twice in the last year and a bit, my family and I are grateful to have found a rental house with a few fruit trees, a long term agreement and great landlords that let me have some freedom in developing the area that once was […]

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By Katrina Swan

Mandala Garden

We moved onto our property about 3 years ago, given there was nothing but 4 deteriorated mudbrick walls on a concrete slab, a 40 ft container housing an old tractor, a sauna (priorities right?) and heaps of trees, we had and still have lots of work to do. After organizing a roof over our heads, a […]

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By John Clark

Bunya Pines – growing from seed and eating

I recently was fortunate enough to be given a whole Bunya Pine cone from a friend who has a mature tree on his property. The kids and I stripped the cone down to approximately 80 good nuts. We did some research and found some interesting information about these trees. The advice for planting the seeds […]

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