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Global Permaculture In Action

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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 conference, January 2008.

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Global Permaculture In Action

  1. 1. Global Permaculture in Action Ethan C. Roland, AppleSeed Permaculture www.appleseedpermaculture.com Regenerative Apios Design Group Institute
  2. 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. 3. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  4. 4. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  5. 5. Global Problems
  6. 6. Global Problems • Soil Erosion
  7. 7. Global Problems • Soil Erosion
  8. 8. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution
  9. 9. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution
  10. 10. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation
  11. 11. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation
  12. 12. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation • Energy Futures: Peak Oil
  13. 13. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation • Energy Futures: Peak Oil
  14. 14. Global Problems • Soil Erosion • Pollution • Deforestation • Energy Futures: Peak Oil • Climate Change
  15. 15. Soil Erosion Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  16. 16. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  17. 17. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  18. 18. Soil Erosion • Current agricultural practices will destroy life on earth. • Devastating in Slide courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  19. 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. 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. 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. 22. Croplands Eroding Photo courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  23. 23. Pollution Photo courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  24. 24. Deforestation Figure courtesy Permaculture Research Institute + EcoEdge Design 2006
  25. 25. Energy Futures
  26. 26. BioDevastation • We are entering “6X”
  27. 27. BioDevastation • We are entering “6X”
  28. 28. Global Climate Change Photo: NOAA 2006
  29. 29. 2004 Global Climate
  30. 30. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  31. 31. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  32. 32. Permaculture Design • The Harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide their food, energy, and shelter in a sustainable way.
  33. 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. 34. Permaculture Design • The Harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide their food, energy, and shelter in a sustainable way.
  35. 35. Permaculture Design • The Harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide their food, energy, and shelter in a sustainable way.
  36. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 41. Iraq - Kandal Village Photo: Geoff Lawton
  42. 42. Iraq - Kandal Village Photo: Geoff Lawton
  43. 43. Planning Photo: Nadia Lawton
  44. 44. Earthworks Photo: Geoff Lawton
  45. 45. Iraq - Earthworks Photo: Geoff Lawton
  46. 46. Building Design Photo: Geoff Lawton
  47. 47. Strawbale Photo: Nadia Lawton
  48. 48. Structures Photo: Geoff Lawton
  49. 49. Wall Photo: Geoff Lawton
  50. 50. Training Photo: Geoff Lawton
  51. 51. Building Photo: Geoff Lawton
  52. 52. Interior Photo: Geoff Lawton
  53. 53. Iraq - Finished Village Photo: Geoff Lawton
  54. 54. Dead Sea Valley Greening the Desert http://youtube.com/watch?v=sohI6vnWZmk 1300 ft below sea level
  55. 55. Macedonia - Cegrane Refugee Camp Photo: Andrew Jones
  56. 56. Macedonia - Tents Photo: Andrew Jones
  57. 57. Macedonia - Class+Design Photo: Andrew Jones
  58. 58. Macedonia - Design Photo: Andrew Jones
  59. 59. Earthworks: Water Harvesting, Erosion Control Jones Photo: Andrew
  60. 60. Earthworks- - Swales Photo: Andrew Jones
  61. 61. Strawbales Photo: Andrew Jones
  62. 62. Strawbale Women Photo: Andrew Jones
  63. 63. Offices Photo: Andrew Jones
  64. 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. 65. Diverse Gardens Organic Productive Small Crops Photo: Andrew Jones
  66. 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. 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. 68. 2003 - 03 Photo: Christian Shearer
  69. 69. Geoff teach Photo: Christian Shearer
  70. 70. earthworks02 Photo: Christian Shearer
  71. 71. ew03 Photo: Christian Shearer
  72. 72. ew04 Photo: Christian Shearer
  73. 73. ew09 Photo: Christian Shearer
  74. 74. Swales Photo: Christian Shearer
  75. 75. swale Photo: Ethan Roland
  76. 76. damfill2 Photo: Ethan Roland
  77. 77. E_christian Photo: Ethan Roland
  78. 78. Baandin Photo: Ethan Roland
  79. 79. punpun Photo: Ethan Roland
  80. 80. sala01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  81. 81. Toilet01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  82. 82. pig01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  83. 83. pig03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  84. 84. Turning compost Photo: Ethan Roland
  85. 85. Tea01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  86. 86. Tea02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  87. 87. Tea03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  88. 88. Tea04 Photo: Ethan Roland
  89. 89. Tea05 Photo: Ethan Roland
  90. 90. Tea07 Photo: Ethan Roland
  91. 91. Nursery03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  92. 92. Nursery01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  93. 93. Nursery02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  94. 94. Appropriate Technology Photo: Ethan Roland
  95. 95. Labels02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  96. 96. charcoal Photo: Ethan Roland
  97. 97. dehydrator Photo: Ethan Roland
  98. 98. blender02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  99. 99. blender03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  100. 100. monitor01 Photo: Ethan Roland
  101. 101. Monitor02 Photo: Ethan Roland
  102. 102. Monitor03 Photo: Ethan Roland
  103. 103. Atlas moth Photo: Ethan Roland
  104. 104. Mango road Photo: Ethan Roland
  105. 105. kaejackfruit Photo: Ethan Roland
  106. 106. bananas Photo: Ethan Roland
  107. 107. breakfast2 Photo: Ethan Roland
  108. 108. mangos Photo: Ethan Roland
  109. 109. Pueblo Libre • Peri-urban ghetto of Iquitos, Peru • 350,000 people - no road access • Amazon floodplain • Sanitation… • Liberation Ecology & Gesundheit Institute
  110. 110. Pueblo libre Photo: Rafter Sass
  111. 111. plibre2 Photo: Rafter Sass
  112. 112. plibre Photo: Rafter Sass
  113. 113. Belen kids Photo: Rafter Sass
  114. 114. Crooked house Photo: Rafter Sass
  115. 115. itaya02 Photo: Rafter Sass
  116. 116. donjuanwaterline Photo: Rafter Sass
  117. 117. toilets Photo: Rafter Sass
  118. 118. Itaya01 Photo: Rafter Sass
  119. 119. Rafter
  120. 120. Belen kids Photo: Rafter Sass
  121. 121. itaya03 Photo: Rafter Sass
  122. 122. rainforestlogs Photo: Rafter Sass
  123. 123. chickencoop Photo: Rafter Sass
  124. 124. floatinghouse Photo: Rafter Sass
  125. 125. www.liberationecology.org Photo: Rafter Sass
  126. 126. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  127. 127. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  128. 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. 129. Nuestras Raices • Urban Holyoke, Massachusetts • Largest % Puerto Rican Population outside Puerto Rico • Integrated Cultural, Agricultural, Community, and Food systems
  130. 130. Mi Plaza view Photo: Ethan Roland
  131. 131. MI PLAZA Photo: Ethan Roland
  132. 132. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office
  133. 133. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse
  134. 134. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program
  135. 135. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Community Gardens
  136. 136. --CFARM VIEW Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  137. 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. 138. GARDEN BEDS Photo: Ethan Roland
  139. 139. community Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  140. 140. flowers Photo: Ethan Roland
  141. 141. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Community Gardens
  142. 142. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens
  143. 143. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens Raices Latinas
  144. 144. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  145. 145. [Children + Teens] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  146. 146. [Children + Teens] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  147. 147. Farm Stand Sign Photo: Ethan Roland
  148. 148. Garden View Photo: Ethan Roland
  149. 149. Galarza farm Photo: Ethan Roland
  150. 150. farmers Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  151. 151. Goats Photo: Ethan Roland
  152. 152. Farm View Photo: Ethan Roland
  153. 153. Chokecherry Photo: Ethan Roland
  154. 154. Veggie sign Photo: Ethan Roland
  155. 155. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Gardens Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  156. 156. Nuestras Raices - Whole Systems Project Office Greenhouse Children+Teen Program Cultural Events Community Processing Gardens Kitchen Raices Tierra de Latinas Oportunidades
  157. 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. 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. 159. [El Jardin] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  160. 160. [Cultural Events] Photo: Eric Toensmeier
  161. 161. Mi plaza
  162. 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. 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. 164. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  165. 165. Outline • Welcome • Global Problems • Global Solutions • The Belly of the Beast • Next Steps
  166. 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. 167. eroland@gmail.com www.appleseedpermaculture.com www.permaculture.org.au www.liberationecology.org www.nuestras-raices.org Questions?

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