How would you explain permaculture to people who have never heard of it? Most of the time, when someone asks me what permaculture is, I say that it’s a holistic, ecological design system based on core principles and ethics. Permaculture is an approach that can help us close loops, reduce waste, and create new economies.
The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul." ~ Alfred Austin http://www.naturalnews.com/gardening.html