Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability by David Holmgren

“Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability” is a comprehensive guide to permaculture, a design system for sustainable living and land use. The book, written by David Holmgren, co-originator of permaculture, covers the ethics, and principles of permaculture and how they can be applied in various contexts, from urban to rural and from gardening to community development.

Permaculture Principles and Pathways

Holmgren uses real-world examples and case studies to illustrate the practical applications of permaculture and its potential to create sustainable systems and lifestyles.

One of the strengths of the book is its comprehensive coverage of permaculture principles and how they can be applied to different aspects of life, including food production, energy systems, and community building. The author also discusses the challenges and limitations of permaculture and how it can complement and support other sustainability initiatives.

Overall, “Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability” is a valuable resource for anyone interested in sustainable living, environmentalism, and permaculture. It is well-written, accessible, and provides a wealth of practical information and inspiration for readers to start their own permaculture journeys.

Whether you are a seasoned permaculture practitioner or just starting to explore the possibilities of sustainable living, this book is an excellent resource and a must-read for anyone interested in permaculture.

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability (Revised Edition)
  • David Holmgren (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 280 Pages – 07/23/2024 (Publication Date) – Melliodora (Publisher)

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About The Author

David Holmgren is an Australian environmental designer, writer, and educator. He is widely recognized as one of the co-founders of the permaculture movement. Holmgren has worked in various roles, including as a permaculture teacher and designer, researcher, and writer. He has been a prominent voice in the sustainable design and environmental movements for many years and continues to promote permaculture as a way to create sustainable systems and lifestyles.

Holmgren’s work has had a significant impact on the permaculture movement, and his ideas and principles have been widely adopted by practitioners around the world. He continues to be an influential figure in the field of sustainable design and is highly respected for his contributions to the development of permaculture as a design system.


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