Polish Permaculture Research Institute
Polish Permaculture Research Institute
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Commenced:
01/05/2013
Submitted:
20/11/2012
Last updated:
20/02/2019
Location:
Gapinin, Lodz Voivodship, PL
Phone:
+48 793 031 417
Website:
http://transformacja.org/projekty/rusza-polski-instytut-badawczy-permakultury/
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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Frank Cetera Marcin Krzeszewski Michael Przybylski Ryszard Kosowicz Samuel Griek Tomasz Sójka Wojciech Ryszard Górny
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Polish Permaculture Research Institute

Project Type

Rural, Community, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Polish Permaculture Research Institute is a demonstration project of TRANSFORMACJA Foundation (http://transformacja.org/pl/). The scope of this project is to collaborate with local communities around the concept of establishing new forms of sustainable economy and agriculture through the development of alternative sources of energy, waste managment, food production and distribution schemes.

Project Description

Polish Permaculture Research Institute is a project focused on supporting and spreading permaculture strategies for the development of sustainable future within the local communities in Central Poland. It is coordinated through a network of activists and permaculture practitioners gathered around TRANSFORMACJA Foundation. The PPRI is a place where anyone can get involved. It is a test field for developing new strategies for sustainable food production and distribution, for building new types of energy harvesting units and to conduct educational projects. PPRI: 1. Private land (4 hectars ) - used as a field for testing permaculture design principles and conducting educational workshops and social meetings. 2. Food Forest - used as an open test field for practical, hands on learning of permaculture design principles. 3. Open workshop - equipped with different kind of hardware and tools for creation of innovative artifacts, other tools and sustainable energy harvesting systems. 4. An Open Eco-Art Laboratory - for conducting performances and experiments from the eco-art frontier.

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First Camp at PPRI

In the summer of 2012, just before we bought a new piece of land, we organized a camp to conduct first field permaculture research in the heart of our future Polish Permaculture Research Institute..

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)

Compost Heat Generator tested at PPRI

Compost heat generation is one of the most effective ways of harvesting sun's energy through biomass processing.

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)

Small scale Rocket Stove Project

Educational Portable Rocket Stove - built in 2016

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)
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Łukasz Nowacki - Admin
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