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Contents Permaculture is...
3 LIVING WITHOUT MONEY
Mark Boyle tells us how he does it so well that a year’s experiment is being extended indefinitely.
7 IS TRANSITION WORKING?
an innovative framework for creating
sustainable ways of living; a practical method
for developing ecologically harmonious,
efficient and productive systems that can
be used by anyone, anywhere.
Gil Seyfang presents the result of the first UK Transition Movement survey. PM Exclusive
11 THE WINTER ALLOTMENT
Plan some practical allotment projects. Paul Wagland offers some useful tips and ideas.
19 BUILDING A ZERO CARBON COUNTRY
Donnachadh McCarthy meets Bil Dunster and discovers his visionary yet practical plan for genuinely sustainable buildings.
22 THE JOY OF JUICE
Wade Muggleton urges us all to get juicing and shares his tips for simple apple cider.
25 SUSTAINABLE BEEKEEPING
Part Two of David Heaf’s popular article on how to make a Warré hive.
29 GROWING PERMACULTURE IN MALAWI
How permaculture has become part of the national curriculum in this central African country.
Nadia Hilman introduces a clever and easily replicable initiative for urban food self-reliance.
40 TRANSITION TO ECONOMIC RESILIENCE
Rob Hopkins explores how permacuture principles can be applied to business.
© Mark Boyle
REGULARS 14 Solutions! 15 Product Review 33 Permaculture News 57 GEN News 59 Letters 61 Reviews 64 Courses 69 Classified Exchange 72 Subscriptions & Renewals
© Tim Harland
45 AFRAID OF SPEAKING YOUR MIND?
An effective way of resolving conflicts and building harmonious communites by Rob Dreaming.
45 HOW TO PREPARE FOR WHEN
THE POWER GOES DOWN A householder’s guide to coping well when the national power supplies overload and fail.
51 THE RECYCLED URBAN GARDEN
Patrick Whitefield visits a productive low-cost urban garden that thrives even in the shade.
53 SOLAR POWERED GREENHOUSE
How to make a year round fossil-fuel free heating and cooling system for an ordinary greenhouse by Andrew Colins.
© Nadia Hilman
No. 62 Permaculture Magazine