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Birak, December 2011 / January eNews

Birak, December 2011 / January eNews

by Jason Nicholls last modified Dec 01, 2011 03:32 PM

We've reached the end of another year and our last enews for 2011. This edition continues from the last with an article on edible weeds, see what our favourite permie abroad, Harry Wykman, has been up to, and say hello to the new Committee. Next year looks great if you're interested in Permaculture related education, take a look at all the upcoming courses!

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PermacultureWest Christmas Celebration

by Charles Otway last modified Nov 18, 2011 01:04 AM

Casual Picnic BBQ and get together at Perry Lakes on Sunday Nov 27th. Please come down and join us, no need to RSVP as it is BYO. Just a great opportunity to catchup at some point from 10am-3pm. See you there.

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AGM Wrap Up and the New Committee

by Charles Otway last modified Nov 02, 2011 04:09 PM

Last weekend PermacultureWest had its AGM at City Farm. Thanks to those of you that came along, presented your ideas and thoughts and support, and thanks to City Farm for a central venue and excellent market backdrop.

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Kambarang, October / November 2011 eNews

Kambarang, October / November 2011 eNews

by Jason Nicholls last modified Oct 02, 2011 05:22 PM

Have a look at the PermacultureWest e-news for October / November 2011. There's some great article once again including one on edible weeds! Please pass the e-news onto friends and other community networks - many thanks.

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Bringing Sustainablity and Sensibility to the Royal Show

Bringing Sustainablity and Sensibility to the Royal Show

by Charles Otway last modified Sep 27, 2011 03:53 PM

PermacultureWest has been invited by Conservation and Landcare to setup a sustainable living and demonstration food production oriented backyard to enlighten and inspire those looking to make lighter footprints on the earth. Working with EMRC we will be presenting talks/workshops daily every hour (9-4), and a visual and mental feast of sustainability, permaculture design and good ole fashion common sense ideas. See below for workshop timetables and backyard preliminary plans.

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IPC 10 - Jordan begins!

IPC 10 - Jordan begins!

by Jason Nicholls last modified Sep 16, 2011 09:08 AM

The 10th International Permaculture Conference (IPC 10) is about to begin in Jordan. While few of us have the opportunity to attend, like local permie Harry Wykman, they will be streaming the talks live and making them available for download later. This is great news for the rest of us!

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National LETS Conference

National LETS Conference

by Jason Nicholls last modified Aug 30, 2011 09:10 AM

Are you interested in local currencies and trading / bartering systems? Take a look at this video covering the Swan Hills Local Exchange Trading System (Swan-Hills LETS) for some more information. Also, the National LETS Conference is being held here in Perth by Swan-Hills LETS from Sept 9th through 11th.

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Djilba, August / September 2011 eNews

Djilba, August / September 2011 eNews

by Charles Otway last modified Aug 01, 2011 02:37 PM

Please find attached the Aug/Sept edition of the PermacultureWest community contributing newsletter.

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Permaculture in the New York Times

Permaculture in the New York Times

by Jason Nicholls last modified Jul 29, 2011 09:35 AM

How's this for a bit of mainstream coverage with a piece titled "The Permaculture Movement Grows From Underground" by Michael Tortorello appearing in the NY Times on July 28th.

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More Gardening Australia

More Gardening Australia

by Jason Nicholls last modified Jul 31, 2011 01:18 PM

We have yet more Perth Permies featuring on ABC's Gardening Australia program this Saturday July 30th. Please tune in to see Michele and Dario's fantastic edible garden. UPDATE: watch the segment here...

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Local Permie on Gardening Australia

Local Permie on Gardening Australia

by Jason Nicholls last modified Jul 28, 2011 10:10 AM

Sue Hartley, current PermacultureWest committee member, permaculture educator, and all round permie will be featured on this weeks (Sat 9th July) Gardening Australia program on the ABC. UPDATE: watch the segment on YouTube, read more below ...

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Makuru, June / July eNews

Makuru, June / July eNews

by Charles Otway last modified Jul 27, 2011 09:52 AM

Welcome to Winter Permaculture People! Please find attached the June/July edition of the PermacultureWest community contributing newsletter.

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Sustainability Day and The Grove Water Wise Planting Day

by Charles Otway last modified May 20, 2011 04:15 PM

PermacultureWest will be attending Sustainability Day in Forrest Place and The Grove Water Wise Planting Day to spread the word and inspire people. Drop in, say hi and enjoy the days activities. UPDATE: PermacultureWest won't be able to make The Grove on Sat 21st.

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National Permaculture Day Crowds at Lockridge

National Permaculture Day Crowds at Lockridge

by Charles Otway last modified May 07, 2011 10:58 PM

Thanks to everyone who came down and to all those that helped organise another great re-skilling and community building event by PermacultureWest. Thanks to the Lockridge Community garden crew, and remember they are re-skilling people every week and hold workshops on the first Sunday of the month.

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Population Talk motion & recent news

Population Talk motion & recent news

by admin last modified Apr 28, 2011 11:36 AM

Sue has been busy writing to the local newspapers and politicians following the Population talk with Mark O'Connor. There's also been some recent commentary by Dick Smith touching on food security.

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Balingup Small Farm Field Day

Balingup Small Farm Field Day

by Charles Otway last modified Apr 18, 2011 11:31 PM

PermacultureWest cleaned out the association trailer and display cobwebs and headed out West, well South West, to Balingup to be precise. Carting a 1956 12 frame bee honey frame extractor, in a wooden trailer just added to the fun and unusual trip to Balingup. I even just missed a roo something that hasn't happened in the last 10 years of driving down to Pemby.

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Report to food summit warns of lean times for Australia

by admin last modified Apr 18, 2011 11:10 PM

An interesting radio interview on the Bush Telegraph program from Apr 5th that's worth listening to.

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Population Talk Roundup

by admin last modified Apr 18, 2011 11:12 PM

The population talk by Mark O'Connor went off without a hitch on Wednesday evening thanks to the hard work of Susan Hartley and the rest of the team. The talk was well attended with Mark giving a us all plenty to think about.

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April / May eNews

April / May eNews

by admin last modified Apr 18, 2011 11:18 PM

Please find the latest PermacultureWest eNews below. The eNews is a community contributing newsletter designed to inspire and educate on Permaculture related topics. This month there are some great articles including such as Coppicing, a report on the recent Permablitz, and the launch of the WA Seed Saver Group.

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