Sounds nice, right. No segregation, everything integrated so that everyone is happy and working together, right? But does it really work that way? Full cooperation and no competition, even in the natural world sounds nice but it doesn’t exist that way? There…

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Permaculture Principle #5   What is a renewable resource? “Renewable resources are those which are renewed and replaced by natural processes over reasonable periods without the need for major non-renewable inputs.” This means that using trees for fuel and building materials is…

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The fourth principle is Apply Self-Regulation and Accept feedback. How do we do this? In reading David Holgrens book, Permaculture Principles and Pathways beyond sustainability, I have found that the easiest way to apply this principle is to use his self-audit process….

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