Just saw this reposted on another blog and wanted to share as it contains the full video of Bill Mollisons “In Grave Danger of Falling Food” video as well as another one by a woman who has created an urban mini food forest. I know a lot of my dear constant readers would be interested in these videos and so decided to repost. Enjoy 🙂
Grave Danger of Falling Food
Tony Gailey (1989)
This documentary is about Australian Bill Mollison, the father of the international permaculture movement. The title, which is ironic, refers to air drops of food aid (by the industrial north) to compensate the third world for destroying their food production systems. Mollison defines permaculture as a design system for housing, energy, water management, waste recycling and food production that follows nature’s engineering principles. Permaculture purposely mimics natural systems to create a permanent, sustainable culture for human beings.
In addition to exploring Mollison’s personal history and philosophy, Grave Danger of Falling Food offers a good introduction to permaculture design and the concept of permaculture zones.
Lifestyles that Restore the Planet
Despite Mollison’s lifelong concerns about the environmental devastation wreaked by industrial agriculture and multinational extractive industries, he has reservations about the war mentality of the environmental movement. Instead of “fighting” to…
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