What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a sustainable design system that provides for human needs while having positive effects on the surrounding environment.

It is based on the ethics of earth care, people care and fair share, and provides practical solutions to the global crises we are currently facing.

Permaculture is for EVERYONE, regardless of their education, background, or previous experience.

Permaculture is NOT just about trees, or just about gardening! You don't need loads of land to practice it and it's a design method that can be applied to all social systems.

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We'll use your donations to further our plans to plant more trees and vines.

Baby Guinea Pigs

Reasons to be cheerful – a handful of baby guinea pigs.


A Visitor’s Perspective: Sam’s Diary (Part 1)

This is part of a series of posts where we ask one of our volunteers or visitors to say a few words. Sam arrived at Casalinho this week and has kindly allowed us to share his online thoughts. Here, he describes how the animals assist us with our composting system.


The Mystery of the Disappearing Guinea Pig

Last night there should have been 5 baby guinea pigs in the hutch when I went to lock up. But there were only 4.

After emptying the hutch completely then meticulously sifting through the deep litter on the floor by hand, I eventually concluded that it had fallen out and been nabbed by a […]