Bill Mollison. · Rating details · 65 ratings · 3 reviews. This is a guide to storing, preserving, and cooking foods using one of the oldest techniques known to. This is a lesser known book of his, and it’s a pretty great read. It’s a compendium of traditional ways to preserve food (most often w. Shop our inventory for The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition by Bill Mollison with fast free shipping on every used book we have in stock!.

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The Permaculture Book Of Ferment And Human Nutrition

Bill had devoted his energies towards designing sustainable systems, writing books and articles on Permaculture, and most importantly teaching. As a prolific teacher, Bill taught thousands of students directly, and contributed fernent many articles, curricula, reports, and recommendations for farm projects, urban clusters and local government bodies.

Return to Book Page. You can, of course, visit our website from time to time at www. He founded the Permaculture Institute inhis ideas influencing hundreds of thousands students worldwide. Moloison I said there are few chapters mostly the ones documenting arctic diets that aren’t going to be very useful to very many people who would really eat a seal anyway, unless you were culturally raised that way, in which case you don’t need this book to tell you how to do itbut it’s still a fascinating survey of how people have survived in various climates for centuries.

Gray rated it really liked it Feb 04, Alec fermetn it really liked it Feb 23, The Peoples of the Pacific, South East Asia, South Africa and seven Amazonian language groups have been inspired by and acted on his teachings, embracing Permaculture as a dynamic tool.

The Permaculture Book Of Ferment And Human Nutrition by Bill Mollison

At the same time, I’m quite happy to have mollisin information in the book. We are helped in remembering Bill by his autobiography Travels in Dreams. He gave courses in the drylands and developed projects with Native Americans, Indigenous Australians, tribal women of the Deccan, Kalahari, San groups and Pima people of the Sonora. We take plastic buckets with air tight lids for granted, and it’s wonderful to hear about very low tech ways to keep your precious grains from growing bugs, or too much humidity in the wet season.

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I like Sandor Katz’s book very much, but the Mollison book seems to cover more info. Sawsee2 rated it really liked it Feb 07, He knew how to provoke others to action, but also when to withdraw and let others carry on the work.

The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition

No trivia or quizzes yet. Stephen Broeker rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Bill was co-founder, with David Holmgren, of the permaculture movement – a worldwide network of remarkable resilience, with organisations now operating in countries and projects in at leastinspiring individuals and communities to take initiatives in fields as diverse as food production, building design, community economics and community development. Bill gets to the point.

It is a book of nutritional chemistry and traditional folkways, a fascinating window into both what humans around the world have eaten for centuries and how we can learn mollisno this. There are some things, fermented seal blubber, for instance, that none of us will be attempting to make or eat in the near future. Bill left much useful information and numerous words of guidance and encouragement for those who bll miss him most: A leader of ‘peaceful warriors’ for a better world Bill came to the UK in the early 80s, visiting city farms and early fermet projects, teaching courses and visiting the newly formed Permaculture Association.

His lack of formal education gave him many learning opportunities in how the real world works.

Peaceful warrior: Permaculture visionary Bill Mollison

Bill left much useful information and numerous words of guidance and encouragement for those who will miss him most:. Of all the accolades he received, however, the one he was most proud of was the Vavilov Medal, in large part due to the tenacity, courage, and contributions of the award’s namesake, who Bill considered a personal hero.

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B rated it it was amazing Aug 21, I think that some compensation awarded for that effort is the right thing to do.

We work hard – with a small budget and tiny editorial team – to bring you the wide-ranging, independent journalism we know you value and enjoy, but we need your help. Bill came to the UK in the early 80s, visiting city farms and early permaculture projects, teaching courses and visiting the newly formed Permaculture Association. Hence the futility of revolutionaries who have no gardens, who depend on the very system they attack, and who produce words and bullets, not food and shelter.

Oh well, maybe someday Upon receiving his degree in bio-geography, he was appointed to the University of Tasmania where he later developed the unit of Environmental Psychology. Semiramis Alx rated it liked it Feb 11, Open Preview See a Problem? Erwin De rated it liked it May 21, He has been praised across the world for his visionary work, and left behind a global network of ‘peaceful warriors’ in over countries working tirelessly to fulfill his ambition to build harmony between humanity and Mother Earth.

Then go with your life into the fight. In a world in which we are acutely aware of our environment, its capacity and limitations, permaculture design offers a systemic approach to meeting human needs which respect those limitations and provide strategies to actively repair ecosystems.