Permaculture

A design system based on the common sense principles of nature and often used to design gardens, landscapes, buildings and even social systems.

Manual for Teaching Permaculture Creatively has a Brand New Cover

Teaching Permaculture Creatively

Thanks to the awesome graphic design skills and willingness of Robin’s partner Rob Clark ‘The Manual for Teaching Permaculture Creatively’ now has a brand new colour cover. Very fitting seeing as the iconic 320 page text, written by Skye and Robin in the early 90s and published by their business Earthcare Education in 1995, is turning 21 this year. Yeah! Many hundreds of people have purchased the Manual and it’s enjoyed in over 65 countries. In recent times it’s become available as a PDF through a DropBox Folder system. It was originally designed as a solid ring binder so it could …

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Jam Packed Victorian Tour

Robin recently completed a massive five week teaching and facilitation journey in Victoria, timed around an invitation to present at ‘Rainbow Serpent Festival’ and also enabling her to present at ‘Sustainable Living Festival’ and display her relevant books and resources there while helping out in the Edible Garden Area. ‘Rainbow Serpent Festival’ was a fantastic and wildly different event which mostly catered to young people out to dance and party hard. The more recently introduced ‘Lifestyle Village’ area opens the festival to a wider more conscious audience which is where Robin was invited in to be part of. It’s replete …

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‘Permaculture Principles Card Game’ Feedback

The amazing Delvin Solkinson from Canada just sent this photo and feedback about using Robin Clayfield’s new ‘Permaculture Principles Card Game’ with his groups.  “I so love the amazing new permaculture principles game from the visionary amazitude of Robin Clayfield. Its a key booster for bringing creativity, fun and intelligence to learning” Delvin Solkinson   http://gaiacraft.com/

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Brand New ‘Permaculture Principles Card Game’ Launched

Robin Clayfield’s ‘NEW Permaculture Principles Card Game’ is now complete, finished, edited, proofed, dressed up with amazing art and design, printed, collated and now available. It was launched internationally at IPC UK (International Permaculture Convergence) in September. FaceBook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/469474966546675/ The set is a card-matching game for teaching and learning the latest Permaculture Principles and Ethics and comprises 80 A6 full colour cards and a fold-out booklet.  It incorporates David Holmgren’s updated principles with the original principles and icons by Richard Telford and David Holmgren. It includes photographs, mind maps, key principles, explanations, solution map and instruction booklet. It’s an …

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Dynamic Groups and Creative Facilitation

Gaiacraft Video

Video : Dynamic Groups and Creative Facilitation with Robin Clayfield      With new understandings of learning and intelligence, the way we approach education and decision making processes is evolving. The realization that creativity and dynamic facilitation is more successful in supporting learners to cultivate an applied understanding implies a whole system redesign for education and governance. Robin Clayfield has dedicated her life to teaching and facilitating groups while pioneering applications for holistic and multi-sensory learning and interactive educational methods. She teaches courses, facilitates groups, offers books and cds, and has a variety of educational card games, resources and learning kits.  …

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Future Permaculture

Future-Permaculture

Future Permaculture At this tumultuous turning point in history, the future remains unwritten and overflowing with possibility. Permaculture is a pathway towards a holistic and healing future in which life on the planet is returned to balance. Robin Clayfield, one of the Grandmothers of Permaculture, has been surfing the edge of permaculture’s potential and helping forge a design pathway into an amazing future for our World and its people. She offers a variety of tools, games, books and courses for evolving the art and skill of creative facilitation.   Robin Clayfield dynamicgroups.com.au Film produced by Dana S Wilson gaiacraft.com envoy …

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