Food Forestry with Tom Kendall

Tom Kendall talks about the Food Forest he is creating at Maungaraeeda, home of the Permaculture Research Institute Sunshine Coast. He also answers the question what Permaculture means to people and nature.

Picking from the outside in

Conventional growing and grocery shopping dictates that we buy a whole lettuce. A nice looking big round thing with all its leaves on. When shopping in your garden, it is quite different...  Green leafy vegetables are a substantial part of our garden. They are (usually) extremely easy to grow (the exception being our summer, when …

Not just dirt

It came to my attention recently that a lot of people do not understand the importance of healthy soil. People are very concerned about pests and disease in their garden. Slugs, caterpillars, moths and numerous other critters that seem to make a scrumptious meal out of the fruits and vegetables so lovingly tended in backyards. …