Permaculture Design Course

Dates: 12 – 24 June 2016 Permaculture is a holistic planning system with emphasis on cooperation with nature. We invited people who wanted to expand their knowledge about sustainable living to attend the internationally acclaimed Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course by [...]

Benefits of Composting

Composting is a major aspect of any sustainable gardening or living system, including one that is Permaculture-based. This practice is a vital one, both from a waste management standpoint and a resource management standpoint. It decreases our reliance on fossil [...]

Getting Started with Permaculture

Permaculture is a way of thinking and living that emphasizes the core ethics of Earth Care, Fair Share, and People Share. According to the David Holmgren, the founder of the Permaculture movement, 12 additional principles arise from these ethics that [...]

Working with our Bulgarian partners

The project aims conservation, restoration and exhibition of the church "St. Nativity of the Virgin" in the village of Milanovo, municipality of Svoge and economic revitalization in the abandoned areas of the Nature Park “Vrachanski Balkan”. The aims will be implemented on the [...]

Grants Granted! Team Expanded! Here we go…!

Many excited changes are afoot here at Polar Permaculture Solutions.  In the past month we applied for two grants to help fund our efforts here in Longyearbyen, and both were accepted! Thank you to the Svalbard Environmental Fund for helping [...]

New Consulting project!

Polar Permaculture Solutons has it's first consulting gig! We are partnering with the administration of the Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park in Bulgaria to help do a restoration and design project in the park. The group is working with one of the 21 villages [...]

Artcam Production filming with PPS soon!

We have some exciting news here at Polar Permaculture Solutions: Artcam Production, a French audiovisual company making a documentary on the scientific and economic life of Longyearbyen, contacted us and asked if we were interested in being interviewed for the [...]

April Polar Gardens Update!

The polar gardens are a-growin again!  We've got bok choy, borage, lettuce, basil, french green beans, and believe it or not: SUNFLOWERS!  Also, the little worms are working away at the food scraps to make delicious compost [...]

KaosPilots Coming

We are excited to announce that we are temporarily expanding the Polar Permaculture Solutions team! Three business students from Denmark will be coming up to visit Polar Permaculture Solutions headquarters, here in Longyearbyen, to do some market research for us. [...]

Website Overhaul!

Thanks for your patience as we revamp our website! We are working on getting more organized and streamlined, and will soon be opening our online store! In addition, we have some exciting new offerings in development. Lots to look forward [...]