Vandana Shiva and Geoff Lawton: Freeing the Seed

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Sep 5, 2012 by Seed Freedom

Regular readers will know we are doing what we can to support Vandana Shiva’s “Occupy the Seed” campaign, running between 2 — 16 October, 2012. This worthy “Seed Freedom Fortnight of Action” is a call to respect and liberate the world’s seeds and to maximise their diversity — their being the very basis of our existence, and an absolute wonder of biological ‘magic’ in their own right. […]

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Geoff Lawton: Permaculture

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Jul 3, 2012 by

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Geoff Lawton is an internationally – renowned permaculture educator, consultant and practitioner. He emigrated from England to Australia and later studied permaculture with Bill Mollison in Tasmania. He established the Permaculture Research Institute at Tagari Farm in New South Wales, Australia, a 147 acre farmstead previously developed by Mollison. PRI was eventually moved to Zaytuna Farm, in The Channon, where it continues today.

Since 1985, Geoff has designed and implemented permaculture projects in 30 countries for private individuals and groups, communities, governments, aid organizations, & multinational corporations. He has taught the Permaculture Design Certificate course and designed permaculture projects in 30 countries. The Permaculture Research Institute supports the establishments of Permaculture Master Plan sites worldwide as demonstration sites and education centers that network their research

[…] This event was held in Ajman, UAE on 31st of March, 2012.

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Permaculture Research Institute of Australia: Zaytuna Farm Tour

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May 31, 2012 by

For much more info and pictures, go here:

http://permaculture.org.au

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Jawaseri School Garden, Jordan

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Permasolutions
February 05, 2010

Geoff Lawton talks about a new school garden project that is a collaboration between the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia (PRI – http://www.permaculture.org.au) and KidsAreSweet (www.kidsaresweet.com). This project enables children in a small village with severe water shortages to learn how to build soil, maximise water retention, and create garden abundance.

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Permaculture around the world + Fairview Gardens Organic Farm nestled in an urban area

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on Jan 11, 2010

Australia’s Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) recently visited the Permaculture Research Institute in Australia to check out the work of Geoff Lawton at Zaytuna Farm.

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