2015

Full length: (39 mins.) ... Date: (May 2015) ... Source: https://player.vimeo.com/video/158306684

In spite of the growing evidence of agriculture-related damage, very little has actually been change to stave off the problems being caused.

Apocalypse, or Abundance?

Permaculture at a Tipping Point

Geoff Lawton talks about what it will take to get permaculture to the tipping point where it becomes the norm, not the weirdo fringe - like 'global warming' once was, before the masses start to adopt it.

Farm machinery and chemical companies have also spent millions of dollars since WWII convincing farmers to use their products. Getting their style of farming to be termed 'conventional' was a serious achievement. Now, some insurance plans and lenders require farmers to follow conventional industrial agricultural (chemical-based) methods.

WISH LIST - Location: Paeroa, NZ. The requirements below are located within 4-12 kilometres of Paeroa town centre. Our housing: 4-bedroom house with attached cottage; warm, quiet, private, with sunny garden area and 4-24 healthy fruit trees; Our covered areas: 1 double garage; 1 drive-in workshop (84-124 square metres); 2 storage sheds (each 48-96 square metres); 1 green house (48-124 square metres, working); Our land: 4-12 hectares of fertile, sheltered, well-drained, well-fenced, gently sloping farmland.

Links ...

Website ... → Permaculture Circle ... Geoff Lawton


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