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What is permaculture?

Permaculture is a design process. It helps us to design intelligent systems which meet human needs whilst enhancing biodiversity, reducing our impact on the planet, and creating a fairer world for us all. People across the globe are transforming their communities with permaculture. Learn the basics here!

How it works

organiclea permculture
Organiclea is a workers cooperative, growing and distributing local food on the edge of Epping forest in north London.
the problem is the solution
This 10-acre smallholding is the home of Sophie, Ben and family who open it vulnerable and marginalised groups of people who stay for up to a week at...
Learn about the ideas, concepts and practical skills used in permaculture - visit the course listings here! Whether you are new to permaculture, and...
We asked Lifetime member Alison Ensor why being a part of the permaculture network is important.

Permaculture Association AGM - 19th November

Save the date! This year's AGM will take place at Graceworks in Leicester. More information and booking to follow soon.


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National Permaculture Convergence

2 - 4 September 2016 

The British Permaculture Convergence will be taking place this autumn at the Nell Bank Centre, Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

Permaculture Convergence 2-4 September. From £65. Ilkley, West Yorkshire

There are over 50 workshops confirmed, children's activities planned, and delicious locally sourced, freshly prepared food included. Join 200 people in booking your place at this unique weekend event. Day tickets now also available.