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11 See the World by Permacycling Joe Diomede has spent many years travelling the world via bicycle, with every moment connecting him to the natural world and the many people he’s met. But how does this link to permaculture and its three ethics?
15 Growing Food and Community with One Planet Living Peni Ediker and Stef Balesi found land, built a house and a business in just five years. Here’s how they did it.
37 Embedding Permaculture Principles and Design into a Business Eve Carnall describes how permaculture is incorporated into the core of cosmetics business, The Green Woman.
53 The Straw Mulch Allotment Boris Pavelic experiments with deep straw mulch, despite dire warnings of slug invasions. Here he shares five years of successful results.
63 Agro Forestry Hubs – Local Models of Transitional Adaptation Morgan Phillips explores the creative and collaborative world of Agro Forestry Resource Centres in Nepal and explains the many benefits of adopting these innovative hubs in the West.
68 My Permaculture Journey Dave Kelly describes how he discovered permaculture through his daughter, and how it has transformed his life into an undreamt adventure.
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