Design For Life is a documentary which tells the story of the Food Forest, a 15 hectare farm and learning centre in Gawler, South Australia. The Food Forest practices permaculture, a design philosophy which draws inspiration from natural ecologies to create sustainable land use systems.

The film shows how the Brookmans, an ordinary family with a typical Australian income, have created a productive and diverse landscape which produces abundant food - at minimal cost to the environment.

With contributions from some of the leading figures in the movement, A Design For Life is an excellent introduction to the principles of permaculture, as well as an inspiring story of lifelong ambitions fulfilled.

The DVD is available to buy at
or at the New Internationalist

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