Free Online Introduction to Permaculture Course with Heather Jo Flores

Get six intensive multimedia classes, packed with original content and step by step strategies to get you confidently started on your permaculture journey.

Top 20 Best permaculture books by women

A curated collection of top-notch permaculture books by women you might not have heard about.

Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu: How Africa can use its traditional knowledge to make progress

Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu wants to see Africans unleash their suppressed creative and innovative energies by acknowledging the significance of their indigenous, authentic knowledge. In this powerful talk, she shares examples of untapped, traditional African knowledge in agriculture and policy-making, calling on Africans to make progress by validating and dignifying their reality.

Village Homes

Village Homes is a planned community in Davis, Yolo County, California. It is designed to be ecologically sustainable by harnessing the energies and natural resources that exist in the landscape, especially stormwater and solar energy.

The 4 P's of Permaculture: Place, Patterns, Process, Principles

An introduction to permaculture and overview of how the GOBRADIME design process connects to the permaculture principles. With Heather Jo Flores, author/foun...

The Permaculture Way of Life | Manisha Lath Gupta | TEDxShivNadarUniversity

When Manisha and her husband acquired a piece of land in the hope to grow clean food and harvest freshwater, they did not know that their lives would change ...

Winona LaDuke - Learning How to Live

Winona LaDuke of the Anishname Nation describes that the hardest element of sustainable development is learning how to live responsibility.World Women's Cong...

Rosemary 'Rowe' Morrow @ Permaculture Sydney North

Rosemary 'Rowe' Morrow considers permaculture to be 'sacred knowledge' to be carried and shared with others. For over 40 years she has taken this knowledge t...

What Is Permaculture, And What Is Not Permaculture?

First of all, permaculture isn’t a gardening technique. It’s a design system. That system can and should include plants and other living beings but no garden, by itself, can be a permaculture design unless it connects to the rest of the system (water, energy, waste, built environment, etc.)

What is permaculture?

A way of understanding what permaculture is about, without mentioning gardening. Well, almost without mentioning gardening...

- The Resiliency Institute

The Resiliency Institute is transforming the Chicago suburbs into resilient permaculture communities. LEARN how nature nourishes with foraging, permaculture, herbalism, & nature connection classes. GROW food security with edible forest gardens & fruit tree guilds. CONNECT by volunteering, donating, sponsoring, and collaborating.

Difference Between Organic Gardening and Permaculture - Permaculture Visions

Design Matters Design features of Permaculture: It has an ethical core. The test is: if it isn’t good for the earth and good for people in a fair share, then don’t use it. Each site is design to imitate Natural Systems. Permaculture uses biological resources and natural energies and observes the clever ways nature responds … Continue reading Difference Between Organic Gardening and Permaculture

What Is Permaculture, And Why Is It Important?

Start here to learn permaculture basics and understand the difference between permaculture and organic gardening.

Inspiring Woman Growing a Huge Amount of Food in Her City Permaculture Garden

The Plummery is a suburban home where a tiny urban permaculture garden measuring only 100sq/m (1076 sq feet) produces over 400kg/900 pounds of food year-roun...

Gaining Ground: 8 Places To Grow Food If You Don’t Have Access To Land

For people who have their own yard, starting a garden is easy. But for those who don’t have easy access to land, starting a garden takes a little more effort.

Suburbs feeding themselves

This is a story commissioned and published by ABC Organic Gardener magazine in 2016. In Adelaide, a small city farm is bringing food production back to the city. Wagtail, an urban micro-farm, produces fresh vegetables ...

National Permaculture Convergence 2016 - Keynote address by Vandana Shiva

Session: Permaculture in Indian Agriculture by Vandana Shiva.At National Permaculture Convergence, hosted by Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, at Hyderabad, ...

A Gardener's Journey to Abundance and Self-Sufficiency | Permaculture, Maddy Harland and writing

A Gardener's Journey to Abundance and Self-Sufficiency | Permaculture, Maddy Harland and writing. Order my first book, Grounded at

Permaculture Design Course Free Guest Pass

Get your free Permaculture Design Course Guest Pass! Get unlimited access to three full modules PLUS access to the Alumni Design Projects sample gallery.

Permaculture, Refugees, Women & Storytelling: Morag Gamble with Mariam Issa

Join Morag Gamble ( and Mariam Issa ( in conversation at the 14th Australasian Permaculture Conve...

Difference Between Organic and Permaculture

This short video discusses some of the issues in our popular cartoon image of Organic and Permaculture at

What is Permaculture? Introduction to Permaculture / Patrick Whitefield / Basics of Growing food

Patrick Whitefield, author of the Earth Care Manual lets us film his introduction to Permaculture. Patrick talks briefly about the beginnings of Permaculture...

How we can eat our landscapes | Pam Warhurst

What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the story of how she and a ...

Tending the Wild: Complete Broadcast Special

Tending the Wild shines light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended ...

Silent Night: A permaculture perspective on global ecosystem collapse

The frog pool was square — fifty feet wide and seventy feet long and four feet deep. Lush soft grass grew about its edge and a little ditch brought the water from the river to it and from it little ditches went out to the orchards. There were frogs there all right, thousands of them. Their voices beat the night, they boomed and barked and croaked and rattled. They sang to the stars, to the waning moon, to the waving grasses. They bellowed love songs and challenges. John Steinbeck, Cannery Row I

Exploring the Third Ethic of Permaculture: Finding a Sense of Surplus

In part, the insecurities that drive people to hoard stem from our transition, long ago, from cyclical to linear time.

What is Permaculture? | permaculture-design

Permaculture is a design approach applicable from balcony to farm, from city to wilderness, enabling us to provide our food, energy, shelter, material and non-material needs, as well as the social and economic infrastructures that support them.

Wikis | permaculture-design

Appropedia is the site for collaborative solutions in sustainability, poverty reduction and international development. Appropedia helps us sustain our world. Learn more at our Mission page. Appropedia Blog. The free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit.

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