Danial is the founder of permaculturetools.com.au – the US version of the site is at USA.Permaculturetools.com.au a long held dream centered on offering quality hand tools to the permaculture community worldwide with on the ground education in hand tools use, earth works hydrology and rural skills.
His permaculture resources are freely available such as YouTube films on how to use, maintain and repair hand tools, permaculture related eBooks and a yearly scholarship.
Set in motion with a permaculture design course at the young age of thirteen in Tena, Ecuador, Danial followed up with a Permaculture Diploma in site development, site design, and research. At university Danial crammed in a Bachelor of Environmental science with double majors in ecology & conservation biology and Land & water management, a Masters in Environmental management and most recently a Masters in Environmental engineering.
Danial also completed many specialty courses during his tertiary studies including Industrial water and waste water treatment, hazardous waste management, Advanced water and waste water engineering, Renewable energy systems, Geographic information systems/remote sensing and ISO 14001 Environmental systems.
With 15 years experience in the Permaculture field, Danial has worked for international permaculture projects in Central and South America, as water systems manager for Tagari farm (PRI Australia) and later as farm manager for Zaytuna farm (PRI Australia).
Within this time Danial has taught and facilitated a variety of Permaculture design and hands on courses through Griffith University, PRI Australia and Northey Street City Farm. As a design consultant Danial draws on environmental science and permaculture principles to design sustainable systems worldwide and for local Australian clients and government organizations.
Danial’s research interests include water harvesting design, small space permaculture and appropriate technology. He joins us today to discuss hand tools for agricultural and homestead work.
Resources for today’s show…
- Join the Members Brigade
- The Year 1754
- Join Our Forum
- Walking To Freedom
- TSP Gear
- Permaculture Tools On Facebook
- Danial on Facebook
- permaculturetools.com.au -Main Site
- USA.Permaculturetools.com.au -US Site May Not Have All Items – (Use Discount Code survivalpodcast2016 for 5% off)
- Made By Hand – Andrew McKnight
- Cole Risner on Kick Starter
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