A collection of articles that discuss various techniques related to permaculture. These may include design implementation strategies and examples, cooking and food preservation recipes, food production tips, etc.

Wonderful Scythe

by Jenny Hanna
In the PermacultureWest Enews of November 2020, three years ago, my husband Sol wrote about his reflection on using a scythe to do things the hard, slow way of cutting grass. It was a good reflection and I agree. This time, I am writing my reflection on this wonderful tool. 

Photo of Fennel plant


by Paul Lambert

It is Kambarang (October to November). Summer is coming, the onset of heat, and the season of yellow. I love the awareness of Noongar culture when it comes to the health of country, by observing the natural triggers and changes in native bush land…

Pickled Beetroot Recipe

By Stephanie Cutmore
I love this recipe that a friend of the family shared with us and it’s an easy one to follow. I have found if you do decide to grow a vegetable garden, you allways have an abundance at one time and learning new ways to store it is very helpful…

Fermented Vegetables

by Araluen Hagan
When we eat fermented foods, we eat the beneficial bacteria – the probiotics – that the food contains. This is important because we need a diverse population of bacteria in our digestive system for optimal health…