Permaculture is an abbreviation of permanent and agriculture and builds on the understanding of the interconnectedness of all things and the basic idea that it is possible to create permanently sustainable (and regenerative) living systems that provides for human needs as well as the needs of animals, insects, plants, and soil – in a beautiful, fertile and mutually beneficial process.
Permaculture is a design tool consisting of a simple and powerful ethics and a number of principles applied in the design and implementation of sustainable systems.
The ethics of Permaculture are:
- Care for the Earth
- Care for People
- Fair Share