What Exactly is Permaculture?
Simply put, Permaculture is a framework for living sustainably. It is a lens through which we can observe, design and live our lives.
In essence, Permaculture is a design methodology rooted in horticulture and agriculture, utilizing both indigenous wisdom and contemporary knowledge. It can be applied to anything, from a home garden or farm, to a manufacturing process, to city block or entire town.
Indeed, many Permaculture practitioners say it informs almost all aspects of their life. I often quip that I don’t teach “landscape design”, I teach “lifescape design.