The Permaculture Magazine Prize launches in 2018 - £20,000 will be awarded to projects showing best practice in ecological, social and cultural design. Plus a Youth in Permaculture Prize - £5,000 for 25's and under.
Permaculture magazine is launching the Permaculture Magazine Prize 2018 with a fund of £20,000. It will consist of one main award of £10,000 and four runners up of £2,500. The prize is open to any permaculture project in the world. There is also a £5,000 Youth in Permaculture Prize for people 25-years-old and under.
We want to specifically award money to permaculture projects that reach ordinary people and demonstrate best practice permaculture both in terms of ecological and socially / culturally innovative design.
We are looking for a variety of permaculture projects that are:
* Regenerating damaged land
* Enhancing habitat and biodiversity
* Helping people to gain practical and community skills
* Adding value to produce and developing local economies
* Building community, creating social glue and greater economic resilience
* Modelling new ways of cooperating and new cultural paradigms.
Projects can apply if they have been functioning for at least three years and have established their place within their community.
Please tell permaculture projects around the world about the prize.
We want to hear from you!
For more information about the Youth in Permaculture Prize please click here.
Online applications are open now and it’s free to enter. See www.permaculture.co.uk/permaculture-prize-2018-application
“In a time of global crisis, the world needs well designed, regenerative and inspiring examples of permaculture. We have set up this prize to celebrate and support pioneering, best practice projects and tell these stories and shine a light in the darkness." - Maddy & Tim Harland
For more details you can visit the Permaculture Magazine website here.
The closing dates for applications: The Permaculture Prize 2018 is 30th June and entries for the Youth in Permaculture Prize must be in by 15th July.