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What is permaculture

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Permaculture is a design system based on ethics and design principles which can be used to establish, design, manage and improve holistic management of individuals, businesses, communities and social-ecological systems.

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What is permaculture

  1. 1. what isPermaculture?
  2. 2. permaculture
  3. 3. permaculturepermanent agriculture
  4. 4. permaculturepermanent agriculturePermanent culture
  5. 5. • ethical framework• understanding how nature works, and•design approach
  6. 6. permaculture ethics & principles Observe & Interact Creatively Use & Respond To Change Use Edges & Value the Marginal Catch & Store Energy Use & Value Diversity Ethics: Obtain A Yield Earth Care,Use Small &Slow Solutions People Care Fair Share Apply Self Regulation & Accept Feedback Integrate Rather Than Segregate Use and Value Renewable Resources & Services Design from Patterns to Details Produce No Waste
  7. 7. earth care(protect and rebuild nature’s capital)people care(care for yourself and others)fair share(live simply and ensure resources are fairly shared with others)
  8. 8. 1: OBSERVE AND INTERACT
  9. 9. 2: CATCH AND STORE ENERGY
  10. 10. 3: OBTAIN AYIELD
  11. 11. 4: APPLY SELF-REGULATION & ACCEPT FEEDBACK Myers and Worm (2003)
  12. 12. 5: USE &VALUERENEWABLERESOURCES &SERVICES
  13. 13. 6: PRODUCE NO WASTE
  14. 14. 7: DESIGN FROM PATTERNS TO DETAILS
  15. 15. 8: INTEGRATE RATHER THAN SEGREGATE
  16. 16. 9: USE SMALL ANDSLOW SOLUTIONS
  17. 17. 10: USE AND VALUE DIVERSITY
  18. 18. 11: USEEDGESAND VALUETHEMARGINAL
  19. 19. 12: CREATIVELY USE &RESPOND TO CHANGE
  20. 20. Anna Evely anna@mayaproject.org Project Maya CIC and Aberdeen Centre for Environmental SustainabilityTwitter: @AnnaEvely, @SustainLearning @mayaproject

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