Tag Archives: permaculture

Burnley: Courses in Woodland management, River habitats and #permaculture #wea

 Yes, we are *Manchester* Climate Monthly.  But there is – we are told – life beyond the M60.  And we have a soft spot for the Workers’ Education Association.  So, if you know of anyone Burnley way or thereabouts who … Continue reading

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Permaculture courses in Burnley in 2013

“Permaculture Design is an inspiring course that explores the concept of turning problems into solutions, improving our lives at the same time as improving the environment and enjoying having fun. Open to anyone who is interested in living and working … Continue reading

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#Permaculture Educators’ Course June 4th – 11th 2013, in Denmark

from here. (thanks to Liz Postlethwaite). FULL FUNDING is available for non-Danish EU residents for full board, accommodation, course fees and transport costs. NOTE: DEADLINE FOR FUNDING APPLICATIONS IS 16 January 2013 Permaculture Educators’ Course June 4th – 11th 2013 During eight … Continue reading

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#Permaculture: article about Bill Mollison in Jeremy Seabrook’s “Pioneers of Change”

Jeremy Seabrook is an author and journalist specialising in social, environmental and development issues. He wrote a book, Pioneers of Change: experiments in creating a humane society, about winners of the Right Livelihood Awards. One of those winners is Bill … Continue reading

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#Manchester Permaculture Network – who, what, why, when

Ahead of an open Network planning meeting at the Biospheric Foundation’s ‘Irwell House’ from 6 to 8.30pm on Monday 15th October, MCFly asked Jane Morris to explain a bit about what permaculture is, and what it has to offer a … Continue reading

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Birchfields Park Forest Garden

Yasmin Quayyum writes about an exciting project that MCFly readers can get involved in. Having recently marked its five year anniversary and newly being added to the Agroforestry Research Trust’s network, Birchfields Park Forest Garden is a dynamic and developing … Continue reading

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Interview: Urban Agriculture in Havana… and Manchester?

Liz Postlethwaite, who is giving a presentation at Levenshulme’s Inspire Centre on Wednesday 14th March about her trip to Cuba looking at urban food production, answers some questions about the project. Could you tell us a bit a about why you … Continue reading

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