1-acre permaculture farm in Australia feeds 50 families

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This family has made permaculture a way of life – with remarkable success. The Coopers decided to change the way they ate after wife Nici suffered an illness, and from a vegetable garden at their 330 square meter home in Newcastle, Australia, started the one-acre Limestone Permaculture Farm that can now supply dozens of families with fresh food. They also offer permaculture education and internships, sharing what they’ve learned with the community.

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Britain’s first zero-waste store is packaging-free and only sells ethical goods

 

Next time you plan a trip to Devon, UK, be sure to visit the Earth.Food.Love grocery store. The unique supermarket sells up to 200 pesticide-free products which are ethically-sourced. The store is also completely packaging-free, which is great for the environment and people’s peace of mind.

Earth.Food.Love was started by Richard Eckersley, 28, and his wife, Nicola, 27. The couple became infatuated with the idea of receiving one’s groceries packaging-free after visiting Unperfekthaus… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building