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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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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...
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Bill Mollison, World Class Environmental Visionary

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


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Permaculture Association Annual General Meeting
and Thriving Communities Gathering

This year's Permaculture Association AGM and a Thriving Communities Gathering will take place on 19 November, at Graceworks, Leicester. 

Full details here.

AGM 2016

Carbon Farming: Climate Change Mitigation with Eric Toensmeier

This is a one-off opportunity that we highly recommend to anybody working in the farming, climate or environmental spheres. There are only 60 places available for this event.

For full details and to book your place, please visit here.