Permaculture


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Permaculture

An approach to designing human settlements, in particular, the development of perennial agricultural systems that mimic the structure and interrelationship found in natural ecologies.
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My work in permaculture has been focused on the positive reasons for a change to a better way of living, which is very difficult to project in a world where humanity has just chewed its way through the greatest nonrenewable resource stocks in a very short time.
Permaculture is a set of creative design processes based on whole-systems thinking that simulates and/or utilizes the patterns and resilient features observed in natural ecosystems.
To accomplish this goal, the Network coordinates Permaculture Action Days, which it has hosted in 62 cities across 25 states.
Permaculture Artisans (www.permacultureartisans.com) in Sebastopol, Calif., designs, builds and maintains regenerative and resilient ecological landscapes and settlements.
It relies on ancestral know-how, permaculture, innovative techniques and risk management to bring this project to fruition.
Half a litre of juice goes for Sh250 and S00 for a 500ml bottle of jam, with the products having been certified by the Kenya Bureau of Standards.Since he began in 2015, he has partnered with the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology to set a permaculture centre in Laikipia.
"Permaculture has a reputation for not producing much and if there are too many low yielding units you will end up with large factory farms to sustain production, which is self-defeating." Originally from Yorkshire, Matt studied seal and penguin distribution after completing a marine biology degree at Bangor University.
My dream job is to own my own business as a permaculture consultant, helping people develop their land to provide fresh food and other sustainable resources--such as water, heat, and power--using integrated biological systems.
Unshaven, his ponytail graying and the nails of his broad hands dark from work in his garden, Holmgren looks the part of pioneering environmentalist, who more than 30 years ago helped coin the term "permaculture" and found a movement.
Permaculture is an environmental design philosophy rooted in indigenous practices and cultures that incorporates ethics and supporting principles of design.
The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook: How to Design and Build Swales, Dams, Ponds, and Other Water Harvesting Systems is for gardeners interested in permaculture, and offers a review of watering harvesting earthworks to channel water into more effective usage and storage systems.