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What is permaculture you ask?
A simple definition from Google says it is "the development of agricultural ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient.
I tend to save the most interesting articles to read at later times and to be able to share with others. This particular article Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening by Writer Chip Richard from the site Uplift, focuses on the history and innovation behind the movement by Founders David Holmgren and Bill Mollison.
"...Drawn originally from the words ‘permanent’ and ‘agriculture’” the initial aim of permaculture was to create a design system that was enduring and wouldn’t deplete its resource base. In more recent years, the description of permaculture has broadened to, ‘Consciously designed landscapes which mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature, while yielding an abundance of food, fibre and energy for provision of local needs.’..."
Below is the link to the article and I highly recommend taking the time to read it and watch the video.