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A global tour of sustainable permaculture design. Includes audio of Ethan Roland (AppleSeed Permaculture) presenting the slideshow at the Northeastern Organic Farmer's Association (MA-chapter) winter …

A global tour of sustainable permaculture design. Includes audio of Ethan Roland (AppleSeed Permaculture) presenting the slideshow at the Northeastern Organic Farmer's Association (MA-chapter) winter conference, January 2008.

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  • 1. Global Permaculture in Action Ethan C. Roland, AppleSeed Permaculture www.appleseedpermaculture.com Regenerative Apios Design Group Institute
  • 2. • This slideshow is based on the work of Permaculture Designers around the world, Primarily: – Geoff Lawton and Andrew Jones of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia (www.permaculture.org.au) – Ethan Roland of AppleSeed Permaculture (www.appleseedpermaculture.com) – Rafter Sass of the Liberation Ecology Project (www.liberationecology.org) – The Farmers & Gardeners of Nuestras Raices (www.nuestrasraices.org) 2
  • 3. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 4. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 5. Global Problems
  • 6. Global Problems • Soil Erosion
  • 7. Global Problems • Soil Erosion
  • 8. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution
  • 9. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution
  • 10. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation
  • 11. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation
  • 12. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation • Energy Futures: Peak Oil
  • 13. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation • Energy Futures: Peak Oil
  • 14. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation • Energy Futures: Peak Oil • Climate Change
  • 15. Soil Erosion Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 16. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 17. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 18. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. • Devastating in Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 19. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. • Devastating in arid and tropical zones. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 20. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. • Devastating in arid and tropical zones. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 21. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. • Devastating in arid and tropical zones. • South Africa: 1 ton of crop equals 20 tons of topsoil. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 22. Croplands Eroding Photo courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 23. Pollution Photo courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 24. Deforestation Figure courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  • 25. Energy Futures
  • 26. BioDevastation • We are entering “6X”
  • 27. BioDevastation • We are entering “6X”
  • 28. Global Climate Change Photo: NOAA 2006
  • 29. 2004 Global Climate
  • 30. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 31. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 32. Permaculture Design • The Harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide their food, energy, and shelter in a sustainable way.
  • 33. Permaculture Design • Combines Natural Building, Green Architecture, Renewable Energy, Appropriate Technology,Alternative Currencies, Waste Management, BioRemediation, Water conservation, Edible Forest Gardening, Soil conservation, Organic Agriculture, Community Living, and more into a coherent whole -- a complete system for designing truly sustainable homes, businesses, and communities.
  • 34. Permaculture Design • The Harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide their food, energy, and shelter in a sustainable way.
  • 35. Permaculture Design • The Harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide their food, energy, and shelter in a sustainable way.
  • 36. Permaculture Design = Regenerative Design Ethics of Permaculture 1. Earth Care 2. People Care 3. Resource Share Developed in 1980’s, over 1,000,000 people certified, active in 140+ Countries, more than 4,000 projects on the ground
  • 37. Permaculture Design = Regenerative Design Ethics of Permaculture 1. Earth Care 2. People Care 3. Resource Share Developed in 1980’s, over 1,000,000 people certified, active in 140+ Countries, more than 4,000 projects on the ground
  • 38. Permaculture Design = Regenerative Design Ethics of Permaculture 1. Earth Care 2. People Care 3. Resource Share Developed in 1980’s, over 1,000,000 people certified, active in 140+ Countries, more than 4,000 projects on the ground
  • 39. Permaculture Design = Regenerative Design Ethics of Permaculture 1. Earth Care 2. People Care 3. Resource Share Developed in 1980’s, over 1,000,000 people certified, active in 140+ Countries, more than 4,000 projects on the ground
  • 40. Permaculture Design = Regenerative Design Ethics of Permaculture 1. Earth Care 2. People Care 3. Resource Share Developed in 1980’s, over 1,000,000 people certified, active in 140+ Countries, more than 4,000 projects on the ground
  • 41. Iraq - Kandal Village Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 42. Iraq - Kandal Village Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 43. Planning Photo: Nadia Lawton
  • 44. Earthworks Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 45. Iraq - Earthworks Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 46. Building Design Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 47. Strawbale Photo: Nadia Lawton
  • 48. Structures Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 49. Wall Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 50. Training Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 51. Building Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 52. Interior Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 53. Iraq - Finished Village Photo: Geoff Lawton
  • 54. Dead Sea Valley Greening the Desert http://youtube.com/watch?v=sohI6vnWZmk 1300 ft below sea level
  • 55. Macedonia - Cegrane Refugee Camp Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 56. Macedonia - Tents Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 57. Macedonia - Class+Design Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 58. Macedonia - Design Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 59. Earthworks: Water Harvesting, Erosion Control Jones Photo: Andrew
  • 60. Earthworks- - Swales Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 61. Strawbales Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 62. Strawbale Women Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 63. Offices Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 64. Animal Systems Early season seedlings raised in Cold Frames -- Duck and Goose pond positioned uphill from small crop gardens for gravity fertigation -- Garden Ponds add diversity and predator habitat
  • 65. Diverse Gardens Organic Productive Small Crops Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 66. First Year: 6.5 Tons of Organic Tomatoes Produced -- Solar-dried and sold to gourmet Tomatoes Italian Market -- Economic Sustainability Photo: Andrew Jones
  • 67. The Panya Project • 60km North of Chiang Mai, Thailand • 16 acre mango orchard purchased 2003 • Diverse community • Neighborhood of sustainability Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 68. 2003 - 03 Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 69. Geoff teach Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 70. earthworks02 Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 71. ew03 Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 72. ew04 Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 73. ew09 Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 74. Swales Photo: Christian Shearer
  • 75. swale Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 76. damfill2 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 77. E_christian Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 78. Baandin Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 79. punpun Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 80. sala01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 81. Toilet01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 82. pig01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 83. pig03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 84. Turning compost Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 85. Tea01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 86. Tea02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 87. Tea03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 88. Tea04 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 89. Tea05 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 90. Tea07 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 91. Nursery03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 92. Nursery01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 93. Nursery02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 94. Appropriate Technology Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 95. Labels02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 96. charcoal Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 97. dehydrator Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 98. blender02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 99. blender03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 100. monitor01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 101. Monitor02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 102. Monitor03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 103. Atlas moth Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 104. Mango road Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 105. kaejackfruit Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 106. bananas Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 107. breakfast2 Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 108. mangos Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 109. Pueblo Libre • Peri-urban ghetto of Iquitos, Peru • 350,000 people - no road access • Amazon floodplain • Sanitation… • Liberation Ecology & Gesundheit Institute
  • 110. Pueblo libre Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 111. plibre2 Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 112. plibre Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 113. Belen kids Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 114. Crooked house Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 115. itaya02 Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 116. donjuanwaterline Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 117. toilets Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 118. Itaya01 Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 119. Rafter
  • 120. Belen kids Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 121. itaya03 Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 122. rainforestlogs Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 123. chickencoop Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 124. floatinghouse Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 125. www.liberationecology.org Photo: Rafter Sass
  • 126. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 127. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 128. The Belly of the Beast • US Population = 5% of Global • Energy Consumption = 24% of Global • Carbon Dioxide, NOx, SOx Emissions = 23% of Global
  • 129. Nuestras Raices • Urban Holyoke, Massachusetts • Largest % Puerto Rican Population outside Puerto Rico • Integrated Cultural, Agricultural, Community, and Food systems
  • 130. Mi Plaza view Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 131. MI PLAZA Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 132. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office
  • 133. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse
  • 134. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program
  • 135. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Community Gardens
  • 136. --CFARM VIEW Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 137. JULIA Note: There are some errors in the audio for this slide. These are not the famed ‘Aji-dulce’ peppers, and Julia is on the board of directors of Nuestras Raices, not THE director.
  • 138. GARDEN BEDS Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 139. community Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 140. flowers Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 141. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Community Gardens
  • 142. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens
  • 143. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens Raices Latinas
  • 144. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  • 145. [Children + Teens] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 146. [Children + Teens] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 147. Farm Stand Sign Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 148. Garden View Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 149. Galarza farm Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 150. farmers Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 151. Goats Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 152. Farm View Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 153. Chokecherry Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 154. Veggie sign Photo: Ethan Roland
  • 155. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  • 156. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Processing Gardens Kitchen Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  • 157. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Mi Plaza Program Cultural Restaurant Events Community Processing Gardens Kitchen Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  • 158. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office El Jardín Greenhouse Bakery Children+Teen Mi Plaza Program Cultural Restaurant Events Community Processing Gardens Kitchen Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  • 159. [El Jardin] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 160. [Cultural Events] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  • 161. Mi plaza
  • 162. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office El Jardín Greenhouse Bakery Children+Teen Mi Plaza Program Cultural Restaurant Events Community Processing Gardens Kitchen Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  • 163. Permaculture Design = Regenerative Design Ethics of Permaculture 1. Earth Care 2. People Care 3. Resource Share Developed in 1980’s, over 1,000,000 people certified, active in 140+ Countries, more than 4,000 projects on the ground
  • 164. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 165. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  • 166. Next Steps • Support International Permaculture! – Permaculture Across Borders – www.permacultureacrossborders.com • Take a Permaculture Design Course – www.permaculture.org.au – www.permacultureactivist.net • Contact Ethan for questions and services – www.appleseedpermaculture.com
  • 167. eroland@gmail.com www.appleseedpermaculture.com www.permaculture.org.au www.liberationecology.org www.nuestras-raices.org Questions?