2016

Length: (4 mins.) ... Date: (May 2016) ... Source: https://youtu.be/RsueubsgKUA


FREE introductory course that takes about 6-weeks, at 8-10 hours per week.
OPTIONS

  • Self-paced.
  • Certificate $US49

The value of systems thinking

Course: o improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems

Systems theory, or systems thinking, is a way of understanding and working with the complexity of sustainable food production systems, which requires training in different disciplines and an approach that can address this complexity.
This environmental studies course enables participants to apply the principles of a systems approach to food production with a focus on environmental sustainability.

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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.

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Sustainable Living: (in short) - farming gardening, soil ...

Self-sufficient on 200 sq.m in South Adelaide city. Geoff Lawton meets the owner ...
Adelaide Urban Farm
Adelaide Urban Farm
How fractal patterns perpetuate through a tree, and then into the forest where the tree lives ...
Trees in Forest Fractal
Trees in Forest Fractal
Collecting surplus fruit that grows on neighborhood trees, and distributing it to local Food Banks ...
Urban Fruit Gleaning
Urban Fruit Gleaning
Geoff Lawton outlines the parameters of successful gardening, and small-scale farming ...
What Is Success in the Garden
What Is Success in the Garden
The solution to climate change lies right beneath our feet. A quick heads-up from the Center ...
Soil Solutions to Climate Problems
Soil Solutions to Climate Problems
NZ's dairying has serious environmental impacts: the amount of water used, the effluent pollution, the soil ...
The True Cost of Milk - NZ
The True Cost of Milk – NZ
A suburban-based project intended (and proven) to reduce the carbon footprint of entire neighbourhoods, and save ...
Transition Streets
Transition Streets
Live presentations from a farmers' course covering the scope, benefits and main features of the 'Peasant ...
Cuban Agroecology
Cuban Agroecology

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