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.

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.


What is in this knowledge base

Discover the three permaculture ethics

Get to know permaculture principles

Find out about design approaches

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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