Permaculture Resources for Further Study

by | Dec 18, 2013 | Permaculture/Homesteading | 2 comments

Books:

Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway – Great intro to home scale permaculture

Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison – The “Bible” of Permaculture, a very dense but life-changing textbook

Restoration Agriculture by Mark Shepard – Thorough outline for farm-scale permaculture in our bioregion

Creating a Forest Garden – Martin Crawford – Handy intro to Food Forests

Edible Forest Gardens – David Jacke – In depth on ecology, Food Forests and Design Method

Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist – Michael Judd – Good and compact

Permaculture Handbook –  Peter Bane

The Resilient Farm and Homestead – Ben Falk 

 

Websites:

View Locals…

Global:

http://www.edibleforestgardens.com – Dave Jacke’s homepage about Edible Forest Gardens, and his book.

http://permacultureglobal.com/ – Global database and map of practitioners and projects

http://permaculturenews.org/ – Permaculture Research Institute led by Geoff Lawton

http://www.permies.com/  – Active online forum, and many instructional videos

http://pfaf.org/user/default.aspx  – Excellent temperate region plant database

http://www.motherearthnews.com/ – long-time homesteading magazine, mostly ads, but great how-to articles in their site archive

http://www.permacultureactivist.net/  – Great quarterly magazine with more in depth articles 

 

Documentaries:

Redesigning Civilization with Permaculture – Toby Hemenway 

FilmsForAction – See Food Inc. (Industrial Agriculture)  Home (Historical Context)  Gasland (Fracking) Permaculture – A Quiet Revolution, The Power of Community (How Cuba survived peak oil)

 

Instructional Videos: 

Global Gardener series with Bill Mollison – Permaculture in the 4 main climate regions

Restoration Agriculture – Mark shepard approach in brief, farm scale

Property Purchase Checklist – Geoff Lawton explains site water management (requires email sign-up)

The UrbanFarming Guys – Biogas digestors, Aquaponics and more…

GardenPool – Urban Farming how-to

Jack Spirko – The Survival Podcast 

Midwest Permaculture – Good Intro videos

 

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