Would-be veg growers are often deterred by the seeming complexity of home-growing, but as permaculture columnist Nicole Vosper says, it’s a learning exercise – even master gardeners were newbies once
Permaculture columnist Nicole Vopser explains controversial energy extraction methods and considers the energy rewards that permaculture can offer
Nicole Vosper considers the magic and beauty of trees – and how to care for them – during the winter months
Permaculture columnist Nicole Vopser explains how she has been using the principles of nature to act more effectively in caring for the Earth
Permaculture apprentice Nicole Vosper sees her dreams coming to fruition as her medicine garden takes shape
To date there have been abundant permaculture resources created to help us design gardens and landscapes, but what about designing for ourselves, to improve our own lives?
An international conference aiming to promote alternative education will take place in Portland on 1-5 August 2012
There is something about the winter that pulls you inside. Not just indoors, but inside yourself as the short cold days and the dark nights take over...
Nicole Vosper uncovers the gentle rebel inside permaculture practitioner, designer and teacher, Graham Burnett
A Permaculture Journey: Throughout the autumn, life has been all about harvesting
Campaigns to create sustainable and just food systems are reaching Europe and the UK
Connecting with people and connecting with plants; Nicole Vosper finds the balance
A London community has brought a supermarket rooftop to life with vegetables, plants and wildlife, having transformed it into a space to grow and re-connect with food
Girl Stars, a multimedia project in India, has created inspiring icons out of 15 ordinary young women in an effort to encourage others to pursue education.
A new website is showcasing permaculture projects and practitioners from across the world, in an effort to revolutionise the way permaculture is practiced and bring it into mainstream consciousness.
In my previous piece for this column, I mentioned the dilapidated raised beds I was restoring at my family's smallholding in Somerset, and the comfort I took in the principle 'small and slow'
Covering 40,000 miles through 40 countries, permaculture designers Richard Perkins and Michelle Asher are embarking on a journey to discover and share examples of communities creating [...]
A new website which maps local growing hot spots in Somerset, aims to encourage wider access to sustainable food, free up more land and increase food security
A global movement is building that is inspiring girls to take control over their minds, bodies, hearts and actions.
Almost ten years ago I wrote my first article for Positive News, as a teenager on work experience.