Pendle Garden Workshop
Description: A demonstration of what is possible using permaculture methods and interactions..
From desert to a productive oasis in just 4 years. Wadi Rum Jordan
If it can be done here on one of the most climatically hostile environments, it can be done anywhere.
Description: A clip from the 'Hope in a changing climate'.
The local people were taught how to look after the land and were put to work to restore the landscape that was destroyed by their agricultural practices handed down over the centuries.
The results bought 2,500,000 people out of severe poverty.
Description: Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of vegetable food, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 lbs of honey, plus seasonal fruits throughout the year.
From 1/10th of an acre, four people manage to get over 90% of their daily food and the family reports earnings of $20,000 per year (AFTER they eat from what is produced). This is done without the use of the expensive & destructive synthetic chemicals associated with industrial mono-cropping, while simultaneously improving the fertility and overall condition of the land being used to grow this food on
Permaculture Allotment Design
Designer & Practitioner
St Marys Street, Nelson, Lancs, UK
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