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Topic in Depth - Permaculture (5)

The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) describes permaculture as "the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way."

Since the concept of permaculture was introduced by biogeographer Bill Mollison in the 1970s, it has attracted increasing interest from agriculturalists, designers, ecologists, and others.


 
The Permaculture Research Institute
 
The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) describes permaculture as "the harmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way. It is also the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which...

 
Introduction to Permaculture: Concepts and Resources
 
This website contains many resources related to permaculture, which is a contraction of "permanent agriculture" or "permanent culture." Permaculture is about designing ecological human habitats and food production systems. It is a land use and community-building movement which strives for the harmonious integration of...

 
Permaculture.net
 
The Permaculture.net website offers several services to those interested in learning more about permaculture including a Courses & Internships Database, a Resource List of related websites, information about the American Permaculture Directory, and an assortment of permaculture definitions "from experts in the field."

 
Permaculture Magazine Articles
 
This website from Permaculture Magazine offers a selection of gratis online articles. According to the site, this section "has sample articles from previous issues of Permaculture Magazine. These have been chosen primarily to give an idea of the broad range of subjects covered by the magazine" back to issue number...

 
Accredited Permaculture Training
 
Tim Winton of Permaculture International Limited (PRI) provides information about permaculture-practicing farms and other organizations that offer a variety of hands-on opportunities to learn about permaculture. Here, visitors will find information about internships, costs, and programs by the Permaforest Trust.


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