What is Permaculture?

My Mother seemed to live by the ethics of permaculture, so much so that I find it strange to read the definition. It begs the question, why bother to try and grow any other way? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!

Permaculture is a scientific and artistic method for designing human settlements to meet humanity’s basic needs (healthy food, clean water, shelter, energy, and community) in a way that not only “sustains” but actively regenerates biodiversity and natural resources. Whether you are designing your own urban plot, a community garden, your whole city block, or a ten thousand acre parcel, Permaculture begins with the premise that by mimicking and working with Nature’s principles, we can design for long-term abundance and healthy habitat for all life, from microscopic soil organisms to humans. [..]

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