Crystal Waters

Back in 1976, Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren developed permaculture, a philosophy of sustainable agriculture and culture, grounded in practical design principles. Their ideas have had a big impact on the world of sustainable agriculture, and the eco-village concept.

Yesterday we held a very successful afternoon and evening cookery class and dinner at Crystal Waters Permaculture Village in Queensland.

Crystal Waters night:

It was a big group – 25 in all. Here’s some of us feasting on the results of our afternoon’s labour, in the lovely home of our hosts Ken and Linda.

In a nutshell, the philosophy behind permaculture is one of working with nature rather than against it.

To find out more on the subject and to view a flash movie click here
Posted by Kurma on 12/11/06; 6:57:51 AM

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