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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Our Week in Pictures: 14th January 2015

Our round up of what we’ve been working on at Casalinho, our developing permaculture project in central Portugal.

Our first volunteers of 2015 are due to join us any day now, and we’re looking forward to getting some old projects finished and some new ones on the go.

Here are some photos to give […]

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Our Week in Pictures: 27th October 2014

Our weekly round up of what volunteers have been working on at Casalinho, our developing permaculture project in central Portugal.

 

There has been so much going on this week that it’s been hard to choose the photos!

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Our Week in Pictures: 29th September 2014

Another busy week! Making up for the rain of last week we’ve been cracking on with the first part of our grape harvest and wine making. Harvesting and produce preservation continues, with tomatoes and quinces still being top of my processing list.

Volunteer Marjolein has been filming this week, which has given Jeroen a […]

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Our Week in Pictures: 11th August 2014

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Cuties! The puppies, I mean :)

Monster onions.

Winnie finally had her kittens

Little rabbits

Sam & Felipe loading up

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Terrorists, Feline Style

We’ve been so caught up with other things over the past weeks that I’ve failed to tell you about the newest members of the Casalinho team.

They’ve terrified the dogs and the cat is so horrified that she won’t come in the house. ¬†They keep us awake half the night playing tag on our […]

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Animal Update

Firstly, a sad lament for our last pigeon who escaped and went searching for a new mate earlier this week. I hope he finds one. Our other pigeons were taken one by one by what we think we identified as an Egyptian Mongoose about 6 weeks ago. This one survived because Jeroen caught the […]

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