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08Jul 17
Valuable weeds

Valuable weeds

Weeds provide many functions and products. Make the most of them to improve your agricultural production as they are good for: Mulch and compost material Organic matter Protecting the soil from erosion Products, such as fibre and paper Providing homes…

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16Feb 17

Sponsor the Guidebook

We’re offering you an opportunity to sponsor a chapter and join us in publishing the open source Tropical Permaculture Guidebook! The positive impacts include improving health and well-being, education, food sovereignty and resilience to climate change while also reducing its…

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07Jan 17

Timor-Leste school garden permaculture program

Eugenio (Ego) Lemos, co-author of the Tropical Permaculture Guidebook presents the amazing Timor-Leste school garden permaculture program at a TEDxDili. It also includes a short film at one of the gardens and of course a couple of Ego's songs! This…

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10Oct 16
naTerra and the guidebook

naTerra and the guidebook

naTerra is a grassroots organization working in the area of education for sustainable community development using permaculture and holistic education as its main tools. Fernando talks about naTerra's invaluable work in Timor-Leste and how our guidebook is part of their…

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05Sep 16
Brogo Permaculture Gardens and the guidebook

Brogo Permaculture Gardens and the guidebook

John Champagne, renowned permaculture trainer and practitioner in Australia and SE Asia, shares how he uses the original Timor-Leste guidebook, upon which this Tropical Permaculture Guidebook is based. ' The publication of 'A Permaculture Guidebook for East Timor' in 2008…

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25Aug 16
Banana Pit / Composting Gardens

Banana Pit / Composting Gardens

The banana pit/compost pit is an excellent way to feed vegetables and trees. Bananas and papayas especially like to grow around the compost pits, but do not plant them together as they compete too much for space and nutrients. It…

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