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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!

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Support a new scheme raising money for permaculture projects across the country, to support the next generation!
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.


Bill Mollison, World Class Environmental Visionary

We are very sad to hear for the passing of Bill Mollison, the co-founders of permaculture. Read the official press release written jointly with Permaculture Magazine


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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.