The philosophy to work with, rather than against, nature.
What is Permaculture Design? in 3min
Permaculture is really quite difficult to define, here is an attempt.
"Permaculture uses systems thinking and design principles to consciously design 'landscapes which mimic the patterns and relationships found in nature, while yielding an abundance of food, fibre and energy for provision of local needs'" (David Holmgren) but one might think it go beyond this definition.
What is Permaculture? (And Why Should I Care?)
A quick look at the concepts of Permaculture. I try to define what it is, and then get at why Permaculture is important for a world that is facing a rapidly changing climate.