Permaculture is an ecological approach to design and planning, modeled on natural ecosystems. Core principles include providing for all life systems to flourish and for people to access those resources necessary for their existence. Healthy natural systems use outputs from each element to nourish others, and we humans can learn to do the same.
The following is the executive summary from Rodale Institute’s white paper titled ‘Regenerative Organic Agriculture and Climate Change: A Down-to-Earth Solution to Global Warming’: We are at the most critical moment in the history of our species, as manmade changes … more
The principles of ecology were derived from years of observation about how things work in natural systems, including Aldo Leopold’s observations and insights (many of them chronicled in his now-famous Sand County Almanac…). Leopold broadened ecological thinking from a biology-centered … more