In this episode I speak with Morag Gamble who is a global Permaculture and Eco Village Ambassador. She has lived at the Crystal Waters Eco Village for more than two decades. She runs permaculture courses online, serving a wide audience that spans six continents. Morag covers a wide array of topics and is such an knowledgable and engaging speaker this one-hour interview will fly by.
Morag speaks with me about:
- Permaculture’s roots and evolution
- the Permaculture Education Institute’s online courses that promote permaculture on 6 continents
- Perma Youth, created by her daughter Maya, which has hubs around the world
- how her daughter’s program is helping refugees set up permaculture in the camps
- her experience of living in an award-winning Crystal Waters Eco Village
- how the village supports its 220 residents
- how they manage and share the work load
- how music legends the Grateful Dead came to support the village’s music studio
Bio of Morag
Morag Gamble is a global permaculture and ecovillage ambassador, designer, teacher, writer, YouTube, blogger, podcaster, homeschooler and founder of the Permaculture Education Institute. For over 2 decades share has lived in a UN World Habitat Award winning ecovillage acknowledged for ‘demonstrating low impact and sustainable ways of living’. Morag offers a practical permaculture course, The Incredible Edible Garden, and through her online Permaculture Educators Program (a combined Permaculture Design Certificate and Permaculture Teacher Certificate), Morag teaches people on 6 continents how to design regenerative human habitats and mentors them to become leading educators in the transformation of the places and neighbourhoods in which they dwell.
Morag creates a practical youtube channel that has been watched over 4.5 million times and free monthly permaculture masterclasses that have over 3000 people booked in each time. She has an extensive blog, Our Permaculture Life, with over 400 articles with permaculture tips, and a popular podcast, Sense-Making in a Changing World, where she talks with leading ecological thinkers and doers.
Morag lives and breathes permaculture.
Morag Gamble https://moraggamble.com