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#120 - May/Summer 2021: Mutual Aid

Mutual Aid

    Koreen Brennan

Mutual Aid: an Illuminated Factor of Evolution

    David Graeber & Andrej Grubacic

The Nutty Buddy Collective: A Web of Collective Action

    Justin Holt

It's the End of the World as We Know It, and I Feel Fine

    Stephanie Rearick

Indigenous Mutual Aid in the Mountains of Oaxaca: Gueza!

    Phil and Kathy Dahl-Bredine

Journey into Africa

    Jillian Hovey

What if Someone Gets Hurt? 

    Gloria Flora

Design Emergence

    Delvin Solkinson & Looby Macnamara

Local Organic Goodness

    Shannon Frances

PODS: A Sweet Spot for Mutual Aid Organizing

    Zev Friedman

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#119 - February/Spring 2021: Spring is in the Air

Gnats, Camels, and Chaos

    Adam Turtle, FLS

What Would Youd Do If...?

    Gloria Flora

Holistic Management & Permaculture

    Dan Palmer

Aligned & Alive

    Ted Rau

An Endless Spring

    Peter Bane

The Downside of Dogs

     Albert Bates

Groundwater Banking

    Michael B. Commons

Strategies for Developing Resilience

    Rhonda Baird

A Path Forward

    Rhonda Baird

From Magic to Permaculture

    Monique Moreau

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#118 - November/Winter 2020: Wild Yields

Considering the Wild 

    Milton Dixon 

Succession through the Forest: Wildcrafting & Mentorship  

    Michael Pilarski 

The Journey to Find Home: An Apprentice’s Journey 

    Anna Pallotta 

A Persistent Staple: Black Walnut 

    Mary Vance 

The Art of Harvest: Paw-paw Handling & Processing 

    Michael Judd 

The Sapience Curriulum: Freeing Our Selves 

    Frank Forencich 

Milkweed as a Vegetable  

    Sam Thayer 

Organic Gardens Cooperative 

    Matt Noyes 

Tree Vaccination with Pure Mulch

    Alicja Szubert 

Permaculture & Wild Yields 

    Rhonda Baird 

NATIFS 

    Rhonda Baird & the NATIFS staff 

Nested Permaculture Communities 

    Dan Palmer 

Atmospheric Collision Courses 

    Albert Bates 

Mastering the Growing Edge 

    Luke A. M. Simon 

Grow Engagement with Systems Design 

    Sociocracy for All Permaculture Circle

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#117 - August/Fall 2020: Permaculture & Biodiversity

Conserving Biodiversity as my Guiding Principle

    S. Nicki Youngsma

Locavores Rejoice!

    Adam Turtle, FLS & Susanne Turtle

Silent Night

    John Wages

Paradise Gardening

    Joe Hollis

Turning Lawns into Meadows

    Owen Wormser

Cemeteries as Refugia

    Greg Gerritt

Herbal Immune Tonics from Your Own Backyard

    Gloria Flora

Nothingness, Cumquats, and Walter Scott

    Patrick Noble

A Multi-use Constructed Wetland

    Brook Le Van & Rose L. Le Van

The Lost Forest Gardens of Europe

    Max Paschall

Holism & Reductionism--Musings on Barberry & Descartes

    Richard Mandelbaum

Black Commons, Community Land Trusts & Reparations

    David Bollier

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#116 May/Summer 2020: Permaculture Works
  • Accelerating Succession - Jillian Hovey

  • Does Permaculture Work? - Milton Dixon

  • Who is Your Permaculture For?  - Karryn Olson

  • Learning by Doing: Permaculture for Youth -  Penny Krebiehl

  • Putting First Things First in Our Work - Rhonda Baird

  • Corona Virus and Our Immune Systems - Marco Chung-Shu Lam

  • Building Skills for the Future: Staying Grounded - Debbie Tremel

  • Loss of Reverence: An Outsider's Perspective - Adam Turtle, FLS

  • IPC-14: The Long Road There - Catherine Dolleris

  • Hopewell: Permaculture-based Community Empowerment - Rhonda Baird

  • Developing the Permaculture Workforce - Erik Ohlsen

  • Exploring a Sense of Surplus - Toby Hemenway

#115 February/Spring 2020: Emergent Design
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  • Using the Design Web - Looby Macnamara

  • Imagine a New Way - Rob Hopkins

  • Generative Transformation - Dan Palmer

  • Regenerative Futures: Emergent Design in Permaculture Education - Jillian Hovey

  • Invitation to the Unknown: Gaia U Approaches - Silvina Miguel

  • Landscape Design: Following the Primrose Path (make that Wormhole) - Gloria Flora

  • Importance of Imagination: An Interview with Rob Hopkins - Jill Kiedaisch

  • Permaculture in Puerto Rico: Year Three of Collaboration - April Lea, John Lago Gonzalez

  • A Choice: Forests or Deserts - Lessons from the Amazon - Loxley Clovis

  • A Grafted Union: Working with Tree Shaping - Dawn Shiner

  • North American Leadership Summit Announcement - Peter Bane, Sandy Cruz

  • Interview: Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute Transition 

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#114 November/Winter 2019: Retrofit
  • The Story of Abdallah House Richard Telford

  • Passivhaus Wall Techniques - Baxt Ingui Architects and John Mitchell

  • A Checklist of Ideas for Retrofit Design - Stuart Muir Wilson

  • Wood Storage Design - Rick Valley

  • Cool Runnings: A Greenhouse Journey Jeff Caldwell

  • Observations for a Solar Energy Re-design - James R. Campbell

  • The Pacific Northwest Permaculture Convergence Collectively written by members of the Northwest Permaculture Community and allies: Shaelee Evans, Ryan Flesch, Setesh Freeman, Jillian Hovey, Paul McDermott, Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski, Jessi Pongratz, Cody Wicks, Julie Wolf and Tiffany Y’vonne; Edited by Shaelee Evans and Jillian Hovey

  • A Walk in the Woods - John Wages

  • Food Forests for the Future - Marisha Auerbach

  • Embers of Hope: Embracing Life in an Age of Ecological Crisis - Bonita Ford

  • Climate Chaos: Project Drawdown - Gloria Flora

  • Permaculture and Food Security - Rosemary Morrow

#113 August/Fall 2019: Stocking Up
  • Food Preservation: A Daily Practice by Rhonda Baird

  • Vegetable Fermentation: An Alchemy of Place by Laura Killingbeck

  • Appalachian Institute for Mountain Studies: Climate Resilience by Jim Veteto, PhD

  • The Right Tool at Hand by Gloria Flora

  • Dried Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration by Chris Smith

  • Stocking the Apothecary by Greg Monzel

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine, Honey, and Kung Fu by David Santander

  • The Deep Adaptation Agenda, Part Two by Jem Bendell, BA (Hon.), PhD

  • Global Earth Repair Conference 2019 and Beyond by Rhonda Baird

  • Earth Restoration Camps: Insights and Lessons by Robin Woolner

  • Sociocracy and Permaculture by Diana Leafe Christian

  • Reclaiming Our Community Life by Alline Anderson

 
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#112 Learning From Our Mistakes, Summer 2019, $6.50
  • Watching the Flow of the H2O by Gloria Flora

  • Oh, the Stories We Could Tell... by Rhonda Baird

  • Growth is a Type-1 Error by Peter Bane

  • Ten Misconceptions About Permaculture by Bart Anderson

  • Food, Food Security, and the Environment - North Korea by Rowe Morrow

  • Un/Learning Models for Our Epistemic Community by Andrew Langford

  • Pockets of Happiness: A Conversation with Toby Hemenway by  Bellamy Fitzpatrick

  • What They Got Right: Helen and Scott Nearing by Michael Welber

  • A Map for Navigating Climate Change: Deep Adaptation by Jem Bendell, BA (Hon.), PhD

  • Vasko, the Digital Goatherd by De Chantal Hillis

#99 Ecological Restoration, Spring 2016 , $6.50
  • The Upward Spiral by Jono Neiger

  • Tree-Crop Survivors: Standing Tall Amongst the Sprawl by Ben Richmond

  • Restoring Commuities & Landscape: Agroforestry in Ecuador by Nick Slobodian

  • Ecology & Economy: The End of Restoration by Tao Orion

  • Woodland Permaculture by Don Tipping

  • Open Letter Reclaiming Environmentalism by Derrick Jensen & Lierre Keith

  • 2015 INTERNATIONAL PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCE COVERAGE (Guest edited by Chris Warburton-Brown
    - Understanding the Ebb & Flow of Permaculture by David Holmgren
    - Abundance from Small Spaces by Graham Bell
    - A New Framework for Sustainability by Kristin Vala Ragnarsdottir
    - Can Arable be Permacultural by Federico Fillipi
    - The Big Idea with Seven Billion Solutions by Rosemary Morrow
    - Harnessing Permaculture for Sustainable Development by Gisele Henriques & Lachlan McKenzie
    - Rights of Nature - Why Do We Need It? by Mumta Ito

  • A Perennial Food Guild for the Arid Southwest by Michael Ford

  • Grow Your Own Phosphorus by Robert Kourik

  • Book Reviews
    Trees for Gardens, Orchards, & Permaculture by Martin Crawford
    The Healing Terrain: Coming Home to Nature's Medicine by Jesse Wolf Hardin along with Kiva Rosese Hardin, David Hoffmann, Phyllis Light, Robin Rose Bennett, Juliet Blankespoor, & Dara Saville

#98 Decolonizing Permaculture, Winter 2015 , $6.50
  • Permaculture = Relationship by Stella Strega Scoz & Jose’ Lorenzo Zamora

  • Living Naturally: A Black Woman Practicing Permaculture by Kirtrina Baxter

  • People of Color Statement from the NAPC by POC Caucus, NAPC 2014

  • Permaculture and the Patrix by Andrew Langford

  • Open Letter … in the Wake of the Charleston Shootings by Dani slabaugh, David Rodriguez,
    & Nakia Winfield

  • The Intersectionality of Permaculture Ethics by Anandi A. Premlall

  • Navigating an Uneven Terrain by Heather Jo Flores

  • Exploring the Intersection of Permaculture & Decolonization by Jesse Watson

  • A Short Lexicon of Racism by Starhawk

  • Best Practices to Support Women in Permaculture by Karryn Olson-Ramanujan

  • Colonialism Dimishes Us All by Joel Glanzberg

  • In Support of Women and People of Color in Permaculture: A Report by Jonathon Bates

#97 Life on the Edge, Fall 2015 , $6.50
  • A New Culture of Healing by Jesse Wolf Hardin

  • Hedgerows Make Better Neighbors by Molly Phemister

  • Life on the Edge by Rick Valley

  • Hellstrip Polycultures by Frank Raymond Cetera

  • Permaculture in Succession: Reaching the Masses by Alan Booker

  • Humanure: Just Do It by Stan Wilson

  • Deep Roots for Dynamic Accumulation? by Robert Kourik

  • Walking the Line: Culture by Jeanmarie Zirger

  • Designing for Childen and Elders by Roman Shapla

  • Gardening Natives by Dara Saville

  • Whole Earth, Whole Birth by Marly Hornik

  • Grief: Designing for Disaster by Lonnie Howell

  • Green Chinampas by Jeanmarie Zirger

  • Food Justice and Edible Schoolyards by Patricia Sprague
     

#96 Building the Solar Economy, Summer, 2015 , $6.50
  • The Gross Society: Why Energy Profit Matters by Richard Heinberg

  • Enchanted Ecosystems: Bioshelters and Solar Greenhouses by Jason Workman

  • Designing the Passivhaus by Christina Snyder

  • Lemons in the Living Room by Sue Gray and Jerome Osentowski

  • Solar Success in the Midwest by Woodie Bessler, Darrell Boggess, Anne Heddin, & Terry Usrey

  • Planting Rain in the Desert by Jeremy Lynch

  • Active Systems for the Passive Solar House by Christina Snyder

  • Building a Solar Business by N. Ryan Zaricki

  • Perennial Grains and Pseudocereals, Part 2, by Eric Toensmeier

  • Revival of a Peer-Driven Permaculture Organization by Penny Livingston-Stark and Peter Bane

  • Species Index (Issues #75-90)

  • Book Reviews:
    Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels by Richard Heinberg (review by Peter Bane);
    Seed Libraries and other means of keeping seeds in the hands of the people by Cindy Connor
    (review by Peter Bane);
    Around the World in 80 Plants by Stephen Barstow (review by Peter Bane).

     

#95, Perennial Crops, Spring, 2014, $6.50
  • Perennial Crops, Perennial Cultures by Adam Brock

  • Hybrid Swarms and Hickory-Pecans by Philip A. Rutter

  • De-Slugging the Woods by Steve Gabriel

  • Perennial Sugar by Bill Whipple

  • Regreening Haiti by Braden Trauth

  • Four Perennial Vegetables by Martin Crawford

  • Perennial Cereals and Pseudocereals by Eric Toensmeier

  • Basic Guild Patterning by Rico Zook

  • One, Two, Three – Actinidia! by Jono Neiger

  • A Forager’s Journey to the Future by Ande Shewe

  • General Index (Issues #75-90)

  • Book Reviews:
    The Community-Scale Permaculture Farm (Review by Peter Bane);
    Organic Mushroom Farming and MycoRemediation (Review by Brian Mets);
    Growing Hybrid Hazelnuts (Review by Peter Bane); 
    Eat Your Greens (Review by Peter Bane)

     

#94, Seasonal Cycles of Work, Autumn, 2014, $6.50
  • Festivals and Forestry on the Ecological Calendar by Tom Ward

  • A High Desert Homestead by Erin O’Neill

  • Seasons of the Market Garden by Darrell Frey

  • Eating Year-Round from a Wisconsin Garden by Kathleen Plunkett-Black

  • Energy Through the Seasons by Peter Bane

  • Weaving the Threads of Resilience by Rhonda Baird

  • Forest Garden Research by Tomas Remiarz

  • Reviews:
    Farming the Woods: An Integrated Permaculture Approach to Growing Food and Medicinals
    in the Temperate Forest by Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel (Reviewer Peter Bane);
    Sustainable [R]evolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms and Communities
    Worldwide. [Reviewer Michael Welber]

     

#93, Experimentation-
Science in Permaculture, Autumn, 2014, $6.50
  • Critical Questions for Permaculture by Rafter Sass Ferguson

  • Dynamic Accumulators Revisited by Robert Kourik

  • Experimentation in Permaculture by Chris Warburton-Brown

  • Nitrogen-Fixing Vegetables by Jonathan Bates

  • Bio-Char – the Carbon Kickstarter by Kelpie Wison & Hans-Peter Schmidt

  • People’s Science or Pseudoscience? by Rafter Sass Ferguson

  • Permaculture Farmer in Malawi by Abigail Conrad

  • Forming a More Perfect Union: Permaculture & Academia by Steve Gabriel

  • Soil and Biodiversity Test by Tom Kemeny

  • Political Ecology & Public Permaculture by Christopher Kelly-Bisson

  • Reviews:
    A Different Kind of Luxury: Japanese Lessons in Simple Liiving & Innner Abundance (Review by Erin Schey); The Art & Science of Shepherding: Tapping the Wisdom of French Herders (Review by Peter Bane); Integrated Forest Gardening: The complete guide to polycultures & plant guilds in permaculture systems (Review by Peter Bane); The Permaculture Orchard (video) (Review by Peter Bane)

     

#92, Stacking Functions, Summer, 2014, $6.50
#91, Seeds, Spring, 2014, $6.50
  • Stewards of Arizona Seed-Sheds by Chris Franco

  • Seed Saving Primer by Randel Agrella

  • Remember the Leucaena by Marjory Wildcraft

  • Volunteer Plants in the Garden by Michael Pilarski

  • Successful Seed-Saving by Hillie Salo

  • Bioregional Seed-Sheds by Don Tipping

  • Saving the Seeds of Cheese by David Asher Rotzstain

  • Create Your Own Seed Bank by Randel Agrella

  • The Seeds of Community: Forest Garden Emerging by Frank Raymond Cetera

  • Start a Community Seed Bank by Ellen Rainwalker

  • GMO Seeds: The New Green Revolution in Africa by Trina Moyles

  • Index to Permaculture Activist #59 – 74 (2006-2009)

  • Book reviews:
    Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist; American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival; The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Permaculture: Creating An Edible Ecosystem

     

#90, Appropriate Technology, Winter, 2013-14, $6.50
  • It’s Getting Better All the Time…. by Maurice Schauffert

  • Low-Tech Tools for Zone 4 by Ben Weiss

  • Rocket Mass Heaters by Leslie Jackson

  • Stocking Up with Solar Power: Evaluating Food Dryers by Dennis Scanlin

  • Teaching an Old Pump New Tricks by Douglas Bullock

  • WWOOFing Bonds Virtual with Face-to-Face Community by Dan Moberger

  • Social Sharing Software by Chris Carnevale

  • Hand-Powered Oil Presses by John Wages

  • Facing the Giants: Permaculture Trials at a Big Ag School by Kevin Woltz

  • Scythes: A Gem from the Past by Vaidila Satvika

  • Convivial Technology: The Scythe by Peter Vido

  • Board Game Technology for Education by Roman Shapla

  • Solar Double-Cropping by Glen & Lyle Estill

  • Community-Supported Industry by Susan Witt

  • Book Reviews:
    Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of change on the front lines of sustainability;
    The Woodland Way, 2nd Ed.: A permaculture approach to sustainable woodland management;
    Earth Repair: A grassroots guide to healing toxic & damaged landscapes;
    Let It Shine: The 6000-year story of solar energy;
    Growing Food in the Southwest Mountains: A guide to high altitude, semi-arid home permaculture gardens

     

#89, Practicing Democracy, Autumn, 2013, $6.50
  • Mimicking Life’s Politics by Ellen Laconte

  • The Case for Slow Democracy by Susan Clark & Woden Teachout

  • David vs. Goliath: Seed Libraries by Stephanie Syson

  • Mapping the Way to Prosperity in Rhode Island by Greg Gerritt

  • Lessons from the Iroquois in Self-Organizing Governance by Joel Glanzberg

  • A Toolbox for Social Permaculture by Abrah Jordan Dresdale & Connor Stedman

  • Entrepreneurship & the Three-Legged Stool of Sustainability by Lee Walker Warren

  • Bring a Little Dirt into Your Life: So. Calif. Community Gardens by Bill Roley

  • The Forgotten Herb: Sweet Cicely by Jill Henderson

  • Patoralism: Problem or Solution by Alice Gray

  • Losing Ground in the Solomon Islands by Rosemary Morrow

  • Book Reviews: Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Food Rights: The escalating battle over who decides what we eat;
    The Five Stages of Collapse: Survivors toolkit;
    Principles of Ecological Landscape Design;
    Financing our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money;
    Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Climate: Lessons from desert farmers on adapting to climate uncertainty

     

#88, Earth Skills & Nature Connection, Summer, 2013, $6.50
  • Mentoring for the Earth: Nature Connection & Cultural Repair by Mark Morey

  • Building a Permaculture Legacy Through Nature Connection by Jon Young & Josh Lane

  • Connecting Youth to Nature & Self by Rick Berry

  • Wild Animals Tell Us by Tom Ward

  • Teaching Earth Skill to Children by Roman Shapla

  • Permaculture & Wilderness Survival by Adam “Hub” Knott

  • Tracks to a Full Stomach by Bonita Ford

  • Traditional Observation Techniques for the Permaculture Designer by Benjamin Weiss

  • Adventures in Oyster-Tecture: Thought on Seabed Design by Jason Gerhardt

  • A Personal Forest: Reclaiming Our Carbon Footprints by Albert Bates

  • Suburban Agroforestry: An Ohio Valley Prototype by Blake Cothron

  • Book Reviews: Perennial Vegetable Gardening;
    Plowing with Pigs: And Other Creative, Low-budget Homesteading Solutions;
    Restoration Agriculture: Real-world Permaculture for Farmers;
    Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, & Secure Food Systems;
    The Resilient Farm & Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture & Whole Systems Design Approach

     

#87, Weeds to the Rescue, Spring, 2013, $6
#86, Health & Nutrition, Winter, 2012-13, $6
  • Naturopathy Centre Integrates Health & Community by Katherine Willow;

  • Seasonal Eating for Health by Tiffany Robbins;

  • Reclaiming Plant Medicine by rachel Berry;

  • Mushrooms & Vit D: The Sun Connection by Paul Stamets;

  • The Herbal Medic: Herbal First Aid by Sam Coffman;

  • Edible Insects by Roman Shapla;

  • Forest Gardens on Campus by Macon Foscue;

  • Beer for Health & Happiness by Phil Wages;

  • Growing Wise Children by Leigh Senna;

  • Fenugreek: A Versatile & Healing Herb by Jill Henderson;

  • Choosing Plants & Animals for Edible Landscapes by Kyle Chamberlain;

  • Not All Nitrogen Fixers Are Created Equal by Eric Toensmeier;

  • The Benefit of Ordeal by Albert Bates

  • Book Reviews:
    People Money: The Promise of Regional Currency;
    The Art of Fermentation;
    The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, champion trees, & an urgent plan to save the planet;
    How to Grow Perennial Vegetables: Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening;
    Future Money: Breakdown or Breakthrough;
    The “Ultimate” Guide to Permaculture
    (don’t buy this book, it’s neither permaculture nor “ultimate”)

     

#85, There Goes the Neighborhood, Autumn 2012, $6
  • Rural, Urban, and Potential Neighborhoods by Creighton Hofeditz

  • The Needs of Sustainable Communities by David Bainbridge

  • “Re-Villagize”: Patterns to Build the Neighborhood by Andrew Millison

  • Community Solar Power by Greg Pahl

  • Multi-Farm CSA in NH: Local Economic Organizing by Scott Codey & Bethan Weick

  • Cultivating Food-Secure Communities by Mark Roseland

  • SENS House at Berea College: Metrics on Sustainability by Richard Olson

  • Cross-Country on Amtrak: Thoughts on Broadscale Restoration by Michael Pilarski

  • Relocating an Intentional Community by Tarenta Baldeschi

  • Community Common Rights and Fracking by Pamela Sherman

  • Book Reviews: