Patrick Whitefield is a permaculture teacher, writer, designer, and consulting editor for Permaculture Magazine. He is the author of the mini-classic Permaculture in a Nutshell, which has been translated into four languages, as well as The Earth Care Manual, The Living Landscape, How To Make a Forest Garden, and Tipi Living.
Probably too basic for those already interested in permaculture.
Reenvisioning community in this way leaves a lighter footprint upon the earth and improves the quality of life for all species in the process.
A wonderful introduction to permaculture, by an experienced writer (How to Make a Forest Garden) and practitioner.
This book fulfills the name, a clear and simple review of "permaculture" that gives a good foundation for further reading. Read morePublished 1 hour ago by FranB
One cannot understand permaculture without understanding the principles and patterns it is based on as a design science. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Neil Johnson
I enjoyed this book. It opened my eyes to the world around me. I read it on an airplane, and my seatmate looked over my shoulder. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Paula E. Bird
This is a good overview of permaculture. It provides a lot of information to help one to know in what direction they need to go to become more involved in permaculture. Read morePublished 12 months ago by LaVerne Brown
...And when I say concise, I mean concise! While it is very informative, and an engaging read, it is a pretty tiny book. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Cissa
This little book furnishes a practical agriculural roadmap for moving away from a deceptive global ethos of entitlement, greed, impractical resource depletion and unsuportable... Read morePublished on July 5, 2008 by S. Seigel
Probably too basic for those already interested in permaculture. This book is really more of a booklet, the type you can read in an hour. Read morePublished on April 6, 2008 by H+E
Bought this book to give to my relatives who are dairy farmers. This book is a brief explanation of permaculture. Read morePublished on September 9, 2007 by steve siverling