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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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25Aug 16
Family Gardens

Family Gardens

A family garden provides many benefits for many people and is at the heart of family life. A healthy and productive family garden provides: Tasty and nutritious non-staple foods all year round Extra food to make sauces, pickles, jams, etc…

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22Jul 16
New chapters being read in 71 Countries

New chapters being read in 71 Countries

We've been compiling our download data and so far that's how many countries we've had downloads from! Countries are highlighted blue, still many to go! Thanks and we hope that you find the new Tropical ‪Permaculture Guidebook really useful and relevant. We're…

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19Jun 16
Timor Leste: Living Sciences and Life Long Skills in Schools

Timor Leste: Living Sciences and Life Long Skills in Schools

One of many new school garden projects in Timor Leste, not just teaching permaculture and organic gardening skills to children but also providing food for school lunches. Tropical Permaculture Guidebook co-author Eugenio Lemos has been working to bring permaculture and…

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