30 Apr '11, 1pm

HM The Queen Meets Permaculture - Permaculture - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

HM The Queen Meets Permaculture - Permaculture - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

My first MOTHER EARTH NEWS blog was all about the three ethics of permaculture : earth care, people care and fair shares, and how they can positively shape what we do with our lives. Today, a national holiday in the UK due to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding, I want to tell you the story of when Tim and I went to Buckingham Palace and met the Queen and various members of the Royal Family. Bear with me, this is completely connected to permaculture ethics. Life works in mysterious ways! In 2008 Permanent Publications, the company that Tim and I founded in 1990 to publish Permaculture Magazine , won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Sustainable Development category for our "unfettered commitment for promoting sustainable development internationally." In Britain, this is the highest honour a company can receive and is called a ‘corporate knighthood.’ To receive ...

Full article: http://www.motherearthnews.com/permaculture/hm-the-queen-...

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ecouterre.com 29 Apr '11, 2pm

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton were...