Come check out what’s new! Here you can find many goodies; ranging from the hugely popular, amusing and gripping tales from the farm at the Farm Blog, to the entertaining and captivating Top 10’s and Book Reviews. Don’t miss out on the Projects that we Showcase all around the Mediterranean, and let us know if you’d like us to showcase your Project! Just get in touch with us in the Contact Form at the bottom of the page. Enjoy!

This Week’s Inspiring Videos!


  1. Mediterranean Tree Guilds That Work
    Here we see Loren Luyendyk show a forest garden
    that he established 7 years ago. Informative!
  2. A Thriving 23 Year Old Forest Garden
    Set in South Island New Zealand,Robert and Robyn
    Guyton take you on a tour of productive ecosystem
    regeneration. Astonishing!
  3. A 20 Year Old Backyard Orchard in Italy
    Jagannath K The Natural farmer takes you on a tour
    through an ‘old’ and well established orchard.
    Mediterranean Inspiration? Yes!

Let us know if you have suggestions for inspiring videos!

Permaculture Blog: Popular Posts

Top 10 Essential Mediterranean Fire Resistant Trees

Facebook Pinterest Instagram Welcome to part one out of four in the series FIRE: Mediterranean Climate Permaculture Design. This first episode is a simple Top 10 of Mediterranean Fire Resistant Trees. I hope it will spark your interest, and make you do your own...

Top 10 Essential Permaculture Books

This Top 10 of Permaculture Books is obviously totally subjective, not complete, and awesome!  It's a work in progress, cause I'm re-reading each book in detail to write you this review. However, as I'll first be reading a book on speed reading, you can expect quick...

Invitation! Showcase your Permaculture Project, Share your Journey

Share your project and story with us! We want to hear from you and stay in touch. One of our aims is to promote ecological projects from all over the Mediterranean. To do that we need your support. We would love to get in touch with you and showcase your project here....

Permaculture Design Certificate Course (PDC) – 1 to 15 October

This course is hosted by the Projeto Novas Descobertas at Campo do Vale, Quinta do Vale da Lama, and takes places 1 to 15 October 2017. is teaming up with this event, and we hope you join us! An international Permaculture Design...

Introduction to Forest Gardening – 8th to 10th of December

The Mediterranean Forest Garden course! Design and install your own food forest! Early Signup gets you Free Original Course materials. See you there!   Hello friends! We are very excited to announce that in December of this year (2017) we are hosting an...

Farm Blog: Hortas do Vale, The Beginning of a Market Garden

Hortas do Vale is a farm project at Vale da Lama that aims at creating opportunity for regenerative entrepreneurs to establish an organic market garden micro business. When we moved back to the Algarve in February 2016, first thing we did was drop by our beloved farm...

Top 10 Mediterranean Low Maintenance and High Yield Trees

This is the Top 10 of Mediterranean high yield low maintenance trees. An alternate title would be "10 Trees Every Mediterranean Forest Garden Should Have", and they are traditionally in orchards known as Mediterranean Rainfed Gardens.   The Mediterranean climate...

Your Project on Our Page!

Do you have a permaculture project? Are you running a farm? Maybe you’re facilitating courses? Anything that has to do with Mediterranean climate permaculture interests us! If you’d like to contribute and join our community then let us know!

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