Permablitz Links #1

And now for something slightly different, we'll be trying out a regular series of posts with links to news, advice and things to be aware of for permablitz people. New, recent and old information all welcome.

 

Things that happened

 

A positive spin on retrofitting the future:
http://www.lifecustomised.com/2013/07/why-energy-descent-isnt-all-doom-and.html

 

Dioxin in herbicides:
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stories/2013/07/22/3806111.htm

 

Things that will happen

 

What can councils do to help with food security? Upcoming forum:
http://sydneyfoodfairness.org.au/blog/2013/06/25/food-matters-what-role-can-councils-play/

 

Ideas

 

Using modern design to preserve traditional food preservation:
http://www.notechmagazine.com/2012/01/saving-food-from-the-fridge.html

 

Reaching your goals with permaculture principles:
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/02/01/how-use-12-principles-permaculture-grow-sustainable-organizations?fb_comment_id=fbc_10150115854283603_25585406_10151417041293603#f2d4cda5e8

 

Garden as lazily as you like, and still get a bounty:
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/food/2013/03/edible_mulch_throwing_seeds_at_the_garden_is_the_ultimate_low_effort_high.html

 

Building a chicken tractor with found objects:
http://www.permaculture.co.uk/readers-solutions/how-make-chicken-tractor-free

 

Resources

 

Australian City Farms & Community Gardens Network. Self-explanatory:
http://communitygarden.org.au/

 

Green Renters – sustainability advice for those in rental accommodation:
http://www.greenrenters.org/#main-content

 

Observe and Interact

 

Plants “communicate” through mycorrhizae:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22462855

 

Something less serious

 

Did you see the World Snail Racing Championship?
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/07/130719-snail-races-escargot-world-championship-england/?utm_source=Twitter&;utm_medium=Social&utm_content=link_tw20130721news-snails&utm_campaign=Content

 

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