The website Positive News recently published an article called 'Five innovative ideas from Paris’s DIY climate change convention', which shared some innovative, low-cost designs from the POC21 design convention.
I was pointed to this web-site by a neighbour for calculating pasture areas but found so much more. As well as the Area Calculator Tool which is as easy to use as clicking on a few points on a google map, giving you the area and perimeter in feet, meters, acres, kilometers and miles... there is also a Distance Calculator, Elevation Calculator, Geocode Tools, and a link to a Free Mapping Tool.
Seventeen trips to Burma and each trip is so different, over time they have become more interesting and enjoyable. No longer a tourist, merging into the culture with the locals comes naturally, although each year I do try to explore a different area in this diverse country. This year it was a trip into Kayah state, recently opened to foreigners, but that is another story and this one needs to focus on permaculture.
Spring Equinox. What a beautiful time of the year. Flowers are coming out, I can feel it getting warmer and the parsley in my garden is starting to take off after meandering along all winter. Time to get more seeds in the ground...
4 – 6 months work at Koanga Institute
24 kms north of Wairoa, Northern Hawkes Bay.
$25/hour plus caravan accommodation available on site (with cooking facilities)
Most work (not all) non-electric, and natural materials.
Phone Bob Corker and send Bio to:
[email protected] | 06 8388375
This is an amazing opportunity to be surrounded by lots of discussion around BioIntenstive gardening and food production! You will be able to attend all 8 workshops offered within our Spring Internship: Growing Soil and Food Health:
Yoga (inner ecology) & Permaculture (outer ecology) - A Foundation for a Healthy & Sustainable Life
The outer environment is in danger from global warming, pollution and myriad chemicals. As our toxic outer world spins out of control we become aware of the environmental dangers of disturbed emotions, disease, negative and aggressive thinking.