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2000 Edible Insects - Handbook
by April Sampson-kelly - Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 12:28 PM
 

Here is a great resource on edible insects - just a click away.

http://www.fao.org/3/i3253e/i3253e.pdf

Enjoy

 
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Cimate and diet
by April Sampson-kelly - Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 3:26 PM
 

https://www.theguardian.com/food/2019/oct/29/what-would-a-climate-diet-look-like-in-australia

What changes are likely in our diet in the event of climate change?

what are the greatest threats to home-grown food? is it availability of water or flood? Security or lack of effective food distribution networks?

April

 
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Terry Leahy, lecturer on Sociology talks about Social Permaculture
by April Sampson-kelly - Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 1:43 PM
 

Today I interviewed Terry Leahy, a lecturer in Sociology talks about Social Permaculture.  [Earlier he had interviewed me for his upcoming book on the Permaculture movement, so this was a happy exchange.]

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In a series of 4 short chats you can hear his views on food security, his vision for a better...

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Postcard from last weekends Earth Builders Conference
by April Sampson-kelly - Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:22 PM
 

April Meets Dirty Earl

Last weekend, I (April) attended Australian Earth Builders Conference.

There was some huffing and putting about the limitations of Passive House Building and data showing new developments in evidence-based research on Earth as a valuable Building Material.

For the Earth. From the Earth.

The ...

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Australasian Permaculture Convergence 2020 - Celebrating Nature’s Abundance - Monday 20 April to Thursday 23 April 2020
by April Sampson-kelly - Friday, 30 August 2019, 4:55 PM
 

https://apc.nscf.org.au/

Australasian Permaculture Convergence 2020

Celebrating Nature’s Abundance

Monday 20 April to Thursday 23 April 2020

at Camp Kindilan, Redland Bay, Queensland.

The 2020 Australasian Permaculture Convergence is a biennial gathering of permaculture people from around the country ...

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