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DOC Permaculture 1 A perennial agricultural system for human settlements A Corgi book

READER Â DOC Permaculture 1 A perennial agricultural system for human settlements A Corgi book ì RANDARENEWABLES ¾ This is the book that started it allIn 1974 David Holmgre met Bill Mollison at the College of Advanced Education in Hobart The two found they shaUs implicit in Permaculture One is 'consciously designed landscapes which mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature while yielding an abundance of food fibre and energy for provision of local needs' People their buildings and the ways they organise themselves are central to permaculture Thus the permaculture vision of permanent sustainable agriculture has evolved into one of permanent sustainable culturePermaculture One was far successful than anticipated as it seemed to meet a need of the emerging environmentalist counterculture looking for something positive and substantial to align with It has been published in five languages but is now out of print and of mainly historical value having been superseded and refined in later work

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Logy The relationships between these disciplines were elaborated into a novel design system termed permaculture Although the title clearly owes something to J Russell Smith's Tree Crops A Permanent Agriculture first published 1929 Holmgren's chief theoretical inspiration was the energy dynamics of American ecologist Howard T Odum Environment Power and Society 1971 The same book was promoted by David M Scienceman as a platform for a scientific political partyAccording to Holmgren the word permaculture was coined by Bill Mollison and myself in the mid 1970s to describe an 'integrated evolving system of perennial or self perpetuating plant and animal species useful to man' A current definition of permaculture which reflects the expansion of foc

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Permaculture 1 A perennial agricultural system for human settlements A Corgi bookThis is the book that started it allIn 1974 David Holmgre met Bill Mollison at the College of Advanced Education in Hobart The two found they shared a strong interest in the relationship between human and natural systems Their wide ranging conversations and gardening experiences encouraged Holmgren to write the manuscript that was to be published in 1978 as Permaculture OneI wrote the manuscript which was based partly on our constant discussions and on our practical working together in the garden and on our visits to other sites in Tasmania I used this manuscript as my primary reference for my thesis which I submitted and was passed in 1976 David HolmgrenThe book is a mixture of insights relating to agriculture landscape architecture and eco