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Many people have asked how Zaytuna Farm is going with this year’s wildfire season and the 2019/2020 drought. In this video, Geoff gives us an update and offers his top five permaculture design principles that help make Zaytuna Farm drought-proof and fire-resistant.
Editors note: since filming this video Zaytuna Farm has received over 150ml of rain, and the fire in the Nightcap National park has been extinguished.
If you would like to donate, we recommend a direct donation to the Rural Fire Service to support local brigades. Bushfire affected areas include the following:
New South Wales (NSW): https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/volunteer/support-your-local-brigade
Queensland (QLD): https://www.rfbaq.org/donate-to-rfbaq
Victoria (VIC): https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/about/supporting-cfa
South Australia (SA): https://cfsfoundation.org.au/donate
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Geoff is a world-renowned permaculture consultant, designer, and teacher. He has established permaculture demonstration sites that function as education centers in all the world’s extreme climates — information on the success of these systems is networked through the Permaculture Research Institute and the www.permaculturenews.org website.
Permaculture integrates land, resources, people and the environment through mutually beneficial synergies – imitating the no waste, closed-loop systems seen in diverse natural systems. Permaculture applies holistic solutions that are applicable in rural and urban contexts and at any scale. It is a multidisciplinary toolbox including agriculture, water harvesting and hydrology, energy, natural building, forestry, waste management, animal systems, aquaculture, appropriate technology, economics, and community development.
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