Category Archives: Permaculture

Guardian Permaculture Article

In case anyone out there missed it, last week the Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network blog posted an article that I co-wrote with one of our volunteers, Jo Lewin. The article presented permaculture as a possible solution to micronutrient deficiencies … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Commercial Permaculture Gardening

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This past week we hired one of our current interns to take over my position managing the commercial garden. It was a bittersweet moment for me, as I have thoroughly enjoyed the excuse it gave me to wander around outside … Continue reading

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The Future of Permaculture in Malawi (according to me…)

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The title of this blog post is a bit grandiose, I admit, but this is something that has been on my mind lately – especially as we’ve been pondering the future of this organization that has so captured my heart … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration at Never Ending Food

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It’s been awhile since my last post – my new position has made my life at the permaculture centre quite a bit busier. I can’t complain though, I’ve been enjoying the intellectual stimulation of taking on new roles in project … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Garden

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(Disclaimer: this post may be a bit boring to those of you not interested in gardening, though I suppose if you read metaphorically you could find some life lessons as well – take it as you will!) Up until recently … Continue reading

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Permaculture in Sub-Saharan Africa

Check out my guest post on the Little Pickle Press website about promoting local food production in Malawi. Thanks Land for setting this up!

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Work at Nature’s Gift

After just over 3 weeks in Malawi, I’m starting to get the hang of work here at the Centre. My primary focus is managing the Kusamala Commercial Garden, which is one of Nature’s Gift’s cornerstone projects. The garden contains one … Continue reading

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