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Permaculture ranks #1 in annual human progress, almost double that of the next most rational concept.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is Permaculture?

    Permaculture is a holistic design system that works with the Earth, and for people. Based on the ways of nature itself, permaculture is rooted in scientific and philosophical thinking and practice, provides direct benefits to the planet and the environment, and offers innovative ways of increasing the efficiency of our human systems.

  • What is the Permaculture Society?

    The Permaculture Society is a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers, does not generate revenue from its website, does not sell any information or statistics collected from our members or visitors, nor does it sell any products whatsoever, and is funded entirely by donations and through grants.

  • What is the purpose of this website?

    Our aim is to create a repository of knowledge that can be used to introduce people to permaculture, to serve as a meeting grounds and neutral space for competing proponents of permaculture, and to help facilitate the formation of networks, partnerships, and collaborations between permaculturists and their organizations.

  • What is the purpose of the Permaculture Society?

    The Permaculture Society was founded for, and is dedicated to, one simple sole purpose. To be the connecting point, for all cares, and all causes, and all positive, purposeful, and pioneering volunteers, workers, and gifted teachers, working from around the globe, all doing their part, striving to create a better world.

  • What does the Permaculture Society Do?

    Our current activities are focused on creating strong relationships in permaculture, on promoting permaculture as an important endeavor and idea, on creating a repository of knowledge relating to permaculture, and on assisting the creation of strong networks between varying elements and proponents of permaculture across the globe.