People Care, a Manifesto, Part Three

Nothing will change in ourselves, our communities or the society around us unless we change our beliefs first. We cannot bring our sick culture into permaculture and expect it to work. We must embrace the permaculture ethic of people care and…

People Care, a Manifesto, Part Two

If the goal of permaculture is to supercede the current culture of wastefulness, anti-earth care, industrialism and division, it will not succeed as long as we bring our old bully culture, the anti-people care world view into the new system we…

People Care, a Manifesto, Part One

Is permaculture just a fancy name for ”cooler” organic gardening?

Heating with the sun - a solar air heater

Solar air heaters are passive solar element that can heat rooms during cold days while the sun is shining. Building one is a piece of cake

A taste of Nordic Permaculture – the Nordic Permaculture Festival 2022

In August 2022 the Nordic Permaculture Festival was held in Finland for the 2nd time. Venue was the Kurjen Ecovillage and Rautiala festive house in Vesilahti, close to Tampere.

What do you want to learn in terms of sustainability?

Some years back I asked myself “What do I want to learn about sustainability?”. I couldn’t answer that question right away. I researched different universities – but nothing about sustainability in the terms of a holistic approach was available.…