The permaculture knowledge base

Permaculture ethics and design principles can be applied to every area of your life. Permaculture offers ways we can sustain human activities for many generations to come, in harmony with nature.

Across the UK and around the world, people are designing thriving communities and systems with the help of permaculture.

But what is permaculture?

It has three ethics at its core: earth care, people care, and fair shares. Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature. It encourages a connected approach.

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Whether you want to know more about permaculture ethics or principles or find out about design approaches, we hope this knowledge base will help. There are over 180 practical solutions categories, where you'll find videos, weblinks, books, and organisations to help you in taking action.


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