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Formidable Veg in Bulgaria - July 2014 (71 photos) ...

Some shots of our wee trip to the Balkans for the European Permaculture Convergence. Awesome times!!

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Add your actions to our Seed Freedom Calendar: — with Seed Keeping and Navdanya Rfste.

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12th International Permaculture Convergence

September 11, 2015, 3:00pm

Gilwell Park

A 5 day convergence for Design Course graduates. 100s of workshops, activities, open space, international organising, strategy, networking and dancing.

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  I owe a lot to my Dad. He taught me that you don’t need much to be happy in life. Whether it was his dedication to low-impact living in order to leave…

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…Read Part One   After six months of experimental gardening in our little urban back yard with my friend Simba (knowing next to nothing, there were some pretty random experiments…

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  • Such an amazing crowd last at the EU #Permaculture Convergence. Massive dancefloor group hug made the night. #goodvibes
  • Finishing the day with traditional Bulgarian folk music and dance. At the EU #permaculture convergence.
  • Integrate: How to put together a geodesic dome. EU #permaculture convergence, Bulgaria.
  • First morning at the European #Permaculture Convergence. What an incredible view!
  • Formidable Vegetable Sound System does Bulgaria! Reunited with DJ @ponybutton at last! :)
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  • Growing good everywhere seems to be the norm in rural Bulgarian towns. #permaculture #growfoodeverywhere #urbangardenersrepublic
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