One School One Planet Podcast Episode 2

In Episode 2, Steve and Jack talk about how permaculture education works, and how the permaculture approach can be incorporated into the mainstream education system. Our guest on this week’s show is Claire Henderson Davis, Contemporary Performance Artist and Theologian in Residence at Chester Cathedral. Claire talks about her background in performance and theology, and…

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One School One Planet Podcast Episode 1

We are pleased to announce the release of the first episode of the One School One Planet Podcast! The Podcast will host conversations on the fertile edges of permaculture, ecology and education. In the first episode Steve Jones and Jack Hunter discuss the work they are doing at Cae Bodfach Community Orchard with students from…

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Building a Living Willow Dome at Cae Bodfach Community Orchard

On Friday 9th March we were down at Cae Bodfach Community Orchard building a Living Willow Dome with assistance from the Willow Bank, Living Willow specalists since 1985. The Dome is adjacent to what will soon become a medicinal herb garden, which we started mapping out on the site a couple of months ago. Activities…

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“Stop Blaming Farmers for Everything…”: Challenges in Communicating Change

“Environmental politics needs a new psychological sensitivity, a capacity to listen with the third ear for the passion and the longing that underlie many of our culture’s seemingly thoughtless ecolgocical habits. Those habits may be surrounded on all sides by mighty, often creditable, certainly exhilarating human motivations. Theodore Roszak, The Voice of the Earth, 1992,…

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Reflecting on Classroom Experiences so Far…

Last week saw the end of the first phase of our One School One Planet classroom sessions. Over the last five weeks we have completed five units of our programme with a year 10 Welsh Baccalaureate class (click to be taken to a write-up about the session): Unit 1: Creatively Use and Respond to Change….

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