3 THE DRIVE TOWARDS PEAK OIL Rob Hopkins introduces us to the Transition Movement, in which local people are working to wean towns, cities, even regions, off fossil fuels, and planning sustainable communities.
8 THE REBEL FARMER Leila Dregger introduces Sepp Holzer, pioneering permaculture farmer, who pushes the boundaries of climate and culture to create abundant landscapes.
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13 WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD? PM suggests... Step One: Inspire and engage your community and start your own film club.
15 Product Review
31 Permaculture News
51 GEN News
65 Classified Exchange
68 Subscriptions & Renewals
17 STOVE OF YOUR DREAMS Steve James explains how to turn unused paving slabs into a beautiful fast-burn, efficient masonry stove that costs very little!
21 GARDENING FROM ZERO Robert Alcock describes how he made a dockside urban container garden out of scrap and also shares his DIY tyre planter secrets with us!
26 AFTER THE TSUNAMI, THE PERMACULTURE Stuart Coles describes an inspiring field school that is helping to heal lives ravaged by the Tsunami and turns guerilla soldiers into gardeners and community workers.
30 PERMACULTURE PEOPLE Introducing Sarah Pugh who is part of the team which is working to transform Bristol in Britain’s first low carbon Transition City.
37 ROOF TOP OASIS REVISITED Emma Cooper revisits a magnificent roof garden in the middle of a city and discovers a thriving edible haven for children and adults.
41 THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE Mary Lewis reports on the resurgence of traditional woodland skills and the return of the ‘woodsman’, both male and female.
45 THE PEE IN PERMACULTURE How to use this abundant natural resource full of minerals and conserve water in your garden by Alanna Moore.
45 LESSONS FROM A BRITTLE LANDSCAPE With the world turning to desert at the rate of 400,000 acres a day, how we cultivate dry and brittle landscapes is ever more essential. Aspen Edge shares experiences from Spain.
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