Well well well…. now you see us, now you don’t.

It’s been so long since I posted , that it probably seems that we’ve disappeared off the planet. Far from it, but we’re actually on the other side of the planet, Downunder , from where all my journeying with Permaculture and regenerating our poor beleaguered world began more than three decades ago.

So firstly, an update on some of the projects that we’ve worked with in the interim:

Jordan: establishment of Permaculture Demonstration for the Jordanian Government and two agricultural research stations in the valley of the Dead Sea.

Ecosystem Restoration Camps

Return to my land in sub-tropical northern New South Wales, Australia, where we’ve had almost 4 metres of rain so far this year. With a couple of friends, I bought the 33 hectares of very degraded ex-cattle scrub (having previously had enough fertility to grow vegetables, then bananas almost 45 years ago. The tired land had suffered the procession of downward spiral due to inappropriate landuse common the world over.

So firstly, an update on some of the projects that we’ve worked with in the interim:

Jordan: establishment of Permaculture Demonstration for the Jordanian Government and two agricultural research stations in the valley of the Dead Sea.

Ecosystem Restoration Camps

Return to my land in sub-tropical northern New South Wales, Australia, where we’ve had almost 4 metres of rain so far this year. With a couple of friends, I bought the 33 hectares of very degraded ex-cattle scrub (having previously had enough fertility to grow vegetables, then bananas almost 45 years ago. The tired land had suffered the procession of downward spiral due to inappropriate landuse common the world over.

Designing and overseeing the implementation of an integrated productive landscape

Various consultancies and teaching presentations

Building my new house, entirely from timber planted, and creating gardens and a forest fruit garden

Designing and overseeing the implementation of an integrated productive landscape

Various consultancies and teaching presentations

Building my new house, entirely from timber planted, and creating gardens and a forest fruit garden

The skies are spectacular, as are most things about this place, nestled in an ancient volcano which includes a World Heritage National Park, and the only remnants of the old Gondwana supercontinent rainforest not touched by the disastrous bushfires of three years ago.

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