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Lesley White
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Sydney & Mudgee, NSW, Australia
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Transformation of quarter-acre block from depleted ornamental garden to abundant food forest in the semi-arid zone Mt Maunganui Urban Food Forest
April Chase Carolyn Payne-Gemmell david spicer Duncan Sykes Haydn Barwell Jose Dib Michelle Stephenson Nicholas Burtner Shane Ward Tamara Thebert Tom Kendall William Hill
April Chase Carolyn Payne-Gemmell Craig Duckmanton Darren J.  Doherty david spicer Eric Toensmeier Felipe Carretoni Geoff Lawton Haydn Barwell Kate Battersby Kay Baxter Luis  Estrada Marc-Antoine Cousin Michelle Stephenson Nicholas Burtner Nick Huggins Penelope Kothe Penny Pyett Rasili O'Connor Rebecca Shirley Rosemary Hadaway Shane Ward Steve Gardin Tamara Thebert Tracie Troxler Victor So William Hill
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About Lesley White

My work background spans a broad range of business communications disciplines (corporate communications, pr, brand development, marketing & online/social media); mainly for large corporates and forward-thinking consultancies. I have also studied several alternative healing modalities.

I became involved in permaculture after much reading and researching convinced me that it is the most critical skill we can learn and share.
My appreciation is also founded in a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of those around me, preferably while enjoying great food.

As I embark on this new chapter, I'm already successfuly applying my skills to supporting and promoting ethical businesses and projects. I help businesses prosper through collaboration to create or position their brand for maximum impact; developping messages that attract potential customers and influencers; creating content to increase google visibility; and engaging with traditional and online media to generate publicity, including training clients on how to shine in media interviews.

I've also started designing a home and garden on my 1/2 acre off grid block. As my experience increases I look forward to designing more small scale projects using permaculture principles.


World's food systems need radical and democratic redesign, says UN Special Rapporteur on right to food

More credible insight and commentary from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food. I welcome his highlighting of soil and water as well as the importance of smallholders to 'most urgently accommodate democratically-mandated visions

Posted about 10 years ago (0 comments)

Home-scale conversion of plastics to oil

A highly-promising development out of Japan: a corporation called Blest has developped a home-scale plastic to oil converter. Through the process 1kg of plastics yields 1 litre of oil.

Posted over 10 years ago (2 comments)

Savo(u)ring Learning

Courageous city-dwellers critical to address & resolve complex natural and human-system problems

Posted almost 11 years ago (0 comments)
My Badges
My Permaculture Qualifications
Pri verified
Permaculture Design Certificate Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Geoff Lawton
Other Teachers: Bill Mollison
Location: University of Melbourne
Date: Sep 2012
Other course verified
Permaculture Urban Landscape Design
Type: Other
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: PRI Australia, Zaytuna Farm
Date: Feb 2013
Other course verified
Permaculture Earthworks Course
Type: Earthworks
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: PRI Australia, Zaytuna Farm
Date: Jan 2012
Other course verified
Bio Intensive Gardening
Type: Gardening
Teacher: Kay Baxter
Location: PRI Australia, Zaytuna Farm
Date: Mar 2013
Other course verified
Food security through nutritional resilience & seed saving
Type: Other
Teacher: Kay Baxter
Location: PRI Australia, Zaytuna Farm
Date: Mar 2013
Other course unverified
Food Forest Design & Practicum
Type: Gardening
Teacher: Dan Harris-Pascal
Location: Permaculture eXchange, Caroola Farm, Mulloon, NSW, Australia
Date: Apr 2014

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