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What is Permaculture?

'Permaculture' can be described as Permanent agriculture and Permanent culture.

Permanent agriculture involves family gardens, agriculture, agroforestry, animal management, and aquaculture- improves the land, provides income and produce, and is sustainable now and in the future.

Permanent culture means working with and protecting and encouraging a strong, resilient culture and environment. It means working with nature and people, not against or in competition with them, and learning from them. Progress is still important but a strong and healthy culture and environment are also essential.

Permaculture goes beyond growing food sustainably. It's a design framework to create, manage, and improve sustainable efforts by individuals, households, and communities. Or in other ways, It's a lifestyle promoting harmony with nature, sustainability, diversity, and self-sufficiency – Permanent Culture. It brings together diverse ideas and skills to empower us in meeting our needs while enhancing natural resources for future generations. In today's education system, people are lacking the basic life skills that develop their social, emotional and thinking skills.
 

Who conceptualised it?

Permaculture was conceptualised by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in Tasmania, Australia in the 1970s. It is a response to unsustainable methods of.......

"Permaculture is an integrated, evolving system of perennial and self-perpetuating plants and animal species useful to man.”

Bill Mollison

Ethics of Permaculture

Trees From Above
Happy Indian Girl
Monk's Rice

EARTH CARE

PEOPLE CARE

FAIR SHARE

Principles of Permaculture

Catch And Store Energy

Obtain a Yield

Apply Self-Regulation And Accept Feedback

Use And Value Renewable Energy And Resources

Produce No Waste

Design From Pattern To Detail

Integrate Rather Than Segregate

Use Small And Slow Solutions

Use And Value Diversity

Use Edges And Value The Marginal

Creatively Use And Respond To Change

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