Discover Permaculture Design with Planet Schooling

If you would like to kickstart your home garden, backyard farm, homestead or community garden, this course is for you! Discover Permaculture Design with Planet Schooling. This course is a live, interactive online course with the Planet Schooling crew and visiting Ecocentro IPEC teachers. You are invited to become part of a community that starts […]

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It’s finally happening, Planet Schooling – the book

We are super excited to present Planet Schooling – the book! Planet Schooling is about nature based learning for adults and children alike. Learn along side your child/ren, how to turn your backyard into a permaculture learning laboratory. The book was written for parents who homeschool, families who want to connect the home garden to […]

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Why a worm farm is a great homeschooling activity

The squiggly worm is loved by some and unfortunately feared by most! Yet the worm is one of our best allies. Who would be crazy enough to study worms for forty years, well Charles Darwin of course. Teaching children to care for worms not only helps the planet but helps us too! Worms create free […]

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Free resources for permaculture living and Homeschooling during these challenging times

The resources offered are a compilation of our 30 years of permaculture experience. Our team has experience working in Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, USA, Haiti, China and Australia and with people from all around the world. Our team is dedicated to demonstrating that a greener world is possible and these resources reflect our vision. We would like to share […]

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Are you addicted to fast fashion?

Australians are the world’s second largest consumers of textiles, buying an average of 27kg of new clothing and other textiles each year. Disturbingly, the average Australian throws away 23kg of textiles each year.  In fact, more than 500,000 tonnes of textiles and leather end up in landfill each year. At this rate, Australian’s are on […]

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$ 3 million Brazilian real in 18 days! Economic miracle or the value of the commons?

Fruit of corruption, or just one of those ads using ‘false news’ to promise riches without having to work? Not one or the other. This story is simple and real, and it involve intelligence and community spirit, the nature of people. The principle of cooperation is the secret to prosperity Last year, the community of […]

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Can children create a permaculture design?

This was the question put forward to me back in Brazil in 2007. Can children create a permaculture design? My answer was, but of course!  Teachers from various public schools in Pirenopolis, Goais invited the NGO – Ecocentro IPEC, in which I am involved, to implement a program that would support students to re-design their public […]

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