Financial Permaculture: Exploring Alternative Economics

What are some ways that our financial flows can be more regenerative? And is permaculture anti-capitalist?

Regenerative Right Livelihood: A Pattern For Shifting Towards Life-honoring Work

It's difficult to live in a way that doesn't harm the planet. What would a Regenerative Right Livelihood look like?

Emergent Herbalism; Plants, People, And Culture

The cross-cultural use of herbs and herbal medicine has experienced a significant resurgence in the past several decades. This emergent herbalism has become a popular method of alternative medicine as well as a profitable commercial industry.

Revisiting The Ecological Imperative As Ethical Livelihoods

If we don’t seriously address the individual, economic and social needs of the people, the ecological imperative will be always left behind.

Re-Imagining Alternative Economic Systems

Alternative Economic Systems, untangling the tongue-tied transition from capitalism to cooperation.

My Permaculture Wealth Building Journey

Permaculture offers a rich toolkit for designing for holistic abundance not only in our landscapes, but our personal finances as well.

Invisible Structures: Economics In Permaculture

The problem is the solution. Observing invisible structures, economics in permaculture.

Permaculture On The Edge

Building an anti/beyond/despite capitalist movement By Becky Ellis Permaculture is a philosophy and set of practices aimed at creating regenerative human spaces that mimic natural eco-systems. The concept was developed by two Australians, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, in the 1970s based on their observations of the ecological systems created by Indigenous and “traditional” communities around the world. The philosophy of permaculture offers a counter-hegemonic worldview especially regarding the place of human societies within nature. While permaculture can be thought of as a movement, some of its proponents insist it stay de-politicized and professionalized as a system of ecological design.…

Permaculture and the Myth of Scarcity

At a conference a couple weeks ago an activist who does work in Africa recounted an encounter she had with the minister of agriculture of a certain African country. The minister spoke with excitement about the high-tech agricultural technologies he was bringing into the country in partnership with large agribusiness companies, so the activist brought up the topic of organic agriculture.

Eco-nomics: A Permaculture Design Perspective 生態經濟:樸門設計觀點 | Tammy Turner 唐敏 | TEDxTunghaiU

Seeing the world through a holistic lens that places us humans squarely within the realm of nature and planetary systems is key to addressing the myriad envi...

WPDC: Community Currencies (Part 2)

Hello everyone! Here is part 2 of the Community Currencies subtopic in the Economic Systems module of this PDC. Enjoy!Music:

Women Who Teach Permaculture

Permaculture Women’s Guild is cultivating global abundance for a new generation, through interactive education, regenerative leadership, and social systems design. We’re here to build personal and professional connections between women who grow food, build community, and care for the Earth.

WPDC: Community Currencies (Part 1)

Hello everyone! Here is part 1 of the Community Currencies subtopic in the Economic Systems module of this PDC. Enjoy!Music:

Permaculture and Economics, Planning and Dung Beetles

Crispin Caldicott reports on the talks given at this year's Australasian Permacultural Convergence in New Zealand

Permaculture, Capitalism, and You

Taking things a step beyond the 8 forms of capital all the way to an assertion that what we need to do to save the planet is exactly the opposite of capitali...

Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes Next

Instead of fixating on a fight between capitalism and socialism, imagine innovating a future economy that transcends old binaries.

Eco-Nomics - Why do our Economic Systems Continue to Exploit Ecosystems?

CIWEN asks whether a monetary system based on economic growth is capable of nurturing our increasingly delicate ecosystems...