Issue 22 Autumn 2023

Angus prepares for the coming winter by reflecting on the rapid changes that are happening and suggests that we need to ask more questions, not fewer, as we make our plans during the dark winter months.
What's On
Details of up-and-coming courses and events with the Northern School of Permaculture, Autumn 2023
Krysia wites about the importance of the microbiome and acknowledges Bill Mollison's early work on nutrition and fermentation. She also makes some general suggestions for autumn.
Here and There
We have some news from the ever-busy Asmelash Dagne and Angus Soutar reports on recent activities at the Northern School, including this year's permaculture design courses in Bury and Todmorden.
Teresa Pereira reflects on her Slow Travel adventure and offers some advice for other travellers
Angus Soutar looks at the current state of vehicle design and asks whether the vehicle industry can be in any way sustainable.
Barbara Bristow and Angus Soutar give tributes to Saleema Imam following her death after a short illness this summer. She will be missed.