The Wits Paediatric Fund is hosting a breakfast where Phillip Bauser, permaculture practitioner and consultant, will give a talk on the values of permaculture gardening.
Social commentators are predicting that future wars are going to be fought over arable land, water resources and food production. We are witnessing something of this in parts of Africa and Asia at the moment. Climatologists are warning us of the dangers of climate change and our personal and corporate responsibility in helping to play a constructive part in protecting the earth and our resources. Permaculture gardening can help make a meaningful and creative contribution in caring for the earth and has the potential to feed and help sustain a family economically and possibly provide food for family, friends and neighbours.
Permaculture gardening is a carefully constructed and integrated system – something that any family or group of people can create. It is essentially affordable and easy to maintain once it is established. Permaculture principles are reflected in the following: