Essence of Permaculture: Revised Edition
Discover the foundations of permaculture in this concise and insightful 32-page booklet, "The Essence of Permaculture," authored by permaculture co-originator David Holmgren. This revised and expanded edition, building upon its initial release, presents an updated and clearer vision of permaculture principles, reflecting societal changes and deepening understanding over the past 15 years.
This booklet serves as an excellent primer to the permaculture concept, introducing readers to the twelve fundamental principles that underpin this revolutionary approach to sustainable living. It's an ideal starting point for those preparing to delve into Holmgren's full-length works and has been widely acclaimed as an introductory resource for students in permaculture courses.
Within its pages, Holmgren also shares his reflections on the history, current uptake, and the future trajectory of the permaculture movement, offering a unique insight into the philosophy and practical applications of sustainable living.
Explore the philosophical and conceptual foundations of permaculture that have established David Holmgren as a respected figure in the permaculture movement. His commitment to sustainable living, demonstrated through practical projects and personal example, challenges the norms of consumerism and presents a sustainable lifestyle as an achievable, appealing, and powerful alternative.
Printed in Melbourne, Australia, on FSC certified paper with vegetable-based inks.
Paperback, 32 B&W pages.
Size: 148.5mm x 210mm (A5).
About the Author David Holmgren's contributions to the permaculture movement extend beyond his role as a co-originator with Bill Mollison. His passion for the philosophical and conceptual aspects of sustainability is evident in his works, including "Future Scenarios: How Communities Can Adapt to Peak Oil and Climate Change" (2009), and "Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability" (2003). Holmgren continues to inspire through his commitment to living and teaching permaculture principles.