Issue 12 Spring 2021

A time to renew?
What's On
Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture.
Edwina introduces us to the potent medicine; Ground Ivy. Krysia reflects on the work of Masanobu Fukuoka and gives us a light springtime recipe for noodles and wild garlic.
Here and There
Angus Soutar reports on recent activities at the Northern School, Jakub Drew sends new of progress at Třemešek, and more news in brief.
From Sheffield
Saleema Imam reports from the city built on seven hills where there are many interesting community projects. In this issue she looks at Sheffield Environment Weeks, the inspiring Heeley City Farm, the delightful Greave House Farm Trust and the beautiful Crabtree Ponds.
Angus reports on the latest discoveries about the SARS-CoV-2 virus, explains how these are informing the Northern School policy and shares guidelines for evaluating risks in meeting rooms.
Bernadette Jordan shares her diary for April 2020 with the blackbird as a central figure.
Angus Soutar reviews David Goodhart's book "Head, hand and Heart" and offers some thought on its relevance to permaculture designers
Abigail Woodman explores the power of a 'Yes' campaign that is mobilising a local community in East London