Welcome to Spiralseed

Spiralseed was founded in 2001 to promote permaculture education and earthright living. We produce publications and run regular courses and workshops, including weekend introductory events, Permaculture and Vegan Design Courses and Design 4 A.C.T.I.O.N courses.

Introduction to Permaculture Weekend at Dial House, Essex, Summer 2016

Held at the idylic setting of Dial House in west Essex, home to the political punk band CRASS, this residential weekend workshop led by Graham Burnett can either be considered as a ‘stand alone’ introduction to Permaculture ethics, principles and design, or else can be a lead-in to the more in depth full 72 hour Permaculture Design Course.

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Vegan Permaculture Design Course with Graham Burnett and Nicole Vosper at Brook End, Somerset, Summer 2016

Do you seek to live compassionately without the unnecessary exploitation of people, animals and the environment? Are you concerned about climate change, peak oil and future generations? Are you interested in creating a Sustainable human Communities? Fed up with the problems and want to start looking for solutions? Then this full Permaculture Design Course led by Graham Burnett and Nicole Vosper at Brook End vegan-organic smallholding is for you! Find out more…


Spiralseed Special Gift Package!

Buy The Vegan Book of Permaculture, Permaculture A Beginners Guide, an exclusive Salvage™ Spiralseed T-shirt plus extra booklets and special exclusive greetings card for the special price of £39.95 including postage and packing! Find out more…


Courses in 2016
Spiralseed offers many windows of opportunity into the exciting world of permaculture learning, ranging from from short talks and one day introductory events to full design courses held in residential settings or over a series of weekends. We are currently developing our program of courses and events for 2016 and beyond, including:


Plus introductory permaculture weekend and day courses, forest gardening courses, Permaculture Diploma weekends and more to be announced! Full list of courses here

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The Vegan Book of Permaculture – Now Available!

The Vegan Book of Permaculture gives us the tools and confidence to take responsibility for our lives and actions. Creating a good meal, either for ourselves or to share, taking time to prepare fresh, wholesome home or locally grown ingredients with care and respect can be a deeply liberating experience. It is also a way of taking back some control from the advertising agencies and multinational corporations.

Buy your SIGNED copy here for the special low price of £13.99 and receive extra booklet and exclusive greetings card designed by the author!

This is book is about practical, ethical, and compassion approaches to life, a handful of beautifully crafted common sense. It is an inspirational gift to humanity that can liberate you.

– Benjamin Zephaniah, Poet, writer, lyricist, musician and trouble maker

Long time permaculture practitioner and activist Graham Burnett has written a very practical guide to living lightly using permaculture design within the ethical constraints and opportunities of a vegan diet.

– David Holmgren, Co-originator of the Permaculture concept

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A vegan cookbook packed with wholesome recipes, veganic growing, forest gardening and eco-friendly living.

How we eat is such a fundamental part of what we are; yet in our present time-poor culture of pre-packed fast foods, food can become an expensive symptom of alienation and disempowerment. It doesn’t have to be this way!

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Permaculture A Beginner’s Guide – buy it here!

“Everything I have come to understand about the principles of permaculture is summed up in this wonderfully readable and accessible book.”
– From the foreword by Brigit Strawbridge of BBC TV’s ‘Its Not Easy Being Green’.

What is ‘Permaculture’? This graphic guide provides the answers, and more importantly encourages the reader to apply it’s ethics and principles of sustainability and working with, rather than against, nature to their land (whether it’s a windowbox or a 1000 hectare farm), their community or their life. Newly revised, updated and expanded edition.

Special offer – buy a signed copy at the reduced price of £7.99 (normally £8.99) and receive a FREE copy of Graham’s ‘Top Of The Crops’, a 24 page guide to growing your own vegetables and fruit at home plus exclusive greetings card!

Buy it here…