Permaculture videos

The following videos illustrate various aspects of permaculture  They’re not all pure permaculture, but many of the permaculture principles feature in them.

Permaculture originated in Australia in the mid-1970s and has been slowly gaining an faithful following. Now it’s starting to get much more popular. People around the world are recognising the rewards brought about by practising the principles of permaculture. Using them can help to transform your surroundings, whilst caring for the planet and building integrated and resilient ecosystems and communities.

David Holmgren, co-originator of permaculture, talking about changing the world with permaculture  (6mins)


Geoff Lawton, permaculture consultant, designer and teacher on ‘Greening the Desert’ (5 mins)


Joel Salatin, US pioneer of chemical-free livestock farming, on the chickenness of chicken (15 mins)


A Farm for the Future, by wildlife photographer Rebecca Hosking, made for TV in 2009 about farming in a low-energy future  (48 mins)


David Holmgren on meeting Bill Mollison (co-creator of permaculture) and on permaculture and the concept of reading landscape (16 mins)


Permaculture Trio Video: Forest Gardening (Robert Hart) (15 mins), Edible Landscapes (Ken Fern) (17 mins) and Urban Permaculture (Mike and Julia Guerra) (16 mins). (48 mins in all)


Dr Vandana Shiva,  Indian scholar, environmental activist and anti-globalization author, talking about Soil for the 2015 Permaculture Day


Farmer Joel Salatin interviewed on ‘growing local’ by Eliza Pearson of Regenerative Agriculture UK for International Permaculture Day 2013

Feb 2017