It’s a principle of permaculture design that the boundary between contrasting ecosystems, such as an estuary or a woodland edge, is particularly diverse and productive.The recent Paramaethu Cymru gathering produced some exciting new insights and directions by bringing together some of the different communities in Wales.

Fri 07 Jul 2017

In the first of a series of articles on the importance of rootedness in Wales, Marit Parker challenges permaculturists to value Welsh approaches and perspectives as part of the UK tradition.

Fri 13 Jan 2017

As part of our quarterly Paramaethu Cymru coordinators’ meeting we include a site visit treat! This time we visited dedicated eco builders Debbie and Julian who also happen to grow the most amazing salad, veg and soft fruit.

Wed 14 Dec 2016

Meet Cara Wilson, the new coordinator of Paramaethu Cymru, who is based in Pembrokeshire and brings a wealth of experience to her new role, and find out more about what she does. 

Wed 17 Aug 2016

At the Lammas gathering, we talked about the structure of Paramaethu Cymru - how do we connect with each other and make decisions? We now have a coordinator, Cara Wilson, but she is part-time and much of the work will still need to be done on a voluntary basis. We are looking at a structure therefore where working groups concentrate on particular tasks...

Thu 04 Aug 2016

Lammas ecovillage in Pembrokeshire proved an excellent choice for the Paramaethu Cymru gathering in June. Not only did the site offer a beautiful place to meet within the community hub with all the facilities we could need, but also the eco-village itself offers one of the most interesting examples studies of medium to large scale permaculture design in Wales.

Thu 04 Aug 2016

Sector39 have successfully launched thier first full PDC in Uganda attracting farmers, teachers and community leaders from Uganda, Kenya and Burundi. 

Fri 22 Apr 2016

For our Spring Gathering on April 17th 2016 15 of us met at Lynda Lumb’s 2 acre holding west of Carmarthen.

Tue 19 Apr 2016

The Primrose Earth Awareness Trust (PEAT), which welcomed thousands of children and adults to its education site on an organic farm near Hay-on-Wye, Powys, held its closing celebration last August, with a generous donation to build permaculture in Wales.

Tue 16 Feb 2016