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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Global Stewards.

Permaculture Association (UK).

Permaculture Magazine.



Permaculture the Earth.

Permaworld. Publishes The Permaculture Activist.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Aberly, Doug (ed.) Boundaries of Home: Mapping for Local Empowerment (Gabriola Island BC: New Society, 1993).

Bogue, Gary. The Raccoon Next Door: Getting Along with Urban Wildlife (Berkeley CA: Heyday, 2003).

Christian, Diana Leafe. Creating Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages & Intentional Communities (Gabriola Island BC: New Society, 2003).

Drengson, Alan & Duncan Taylor. Ecoforestry: The Art & Science of Sustainable Forest Use (Gabriola Island BC: New Society, 1997).

Fallon, Sally. Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition & Diet Dictocrats (1999).

Furuno, Takao. The Power of Duck: Integrated Rice & Duck Farming (2001).

Giono, Jean. The Man Who Planted Trees (Homme qui plantait des arbres) (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 1985).

Goldring, Andy (ed.) Permaculture Teacher's Guide (2000).

Grissell, Eric. Insects & Gardens: In Pursuit of a Garden Ecology (Portland OR: Timber, 2001).

Hemenway, Toby. Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Homescale Permaculture (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 2001).

Holmgren, David. Permaculture: Principles & Pathways Beyond Sustainability (Hepburn, Vic.; Holmgren Design Services, 2003).

Jenkins, Joseph C. The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure (Grove City PA: Jenkins, 1994).

Keator, Glenn. The Life of an Oak (Berkeley CA: Heyday, 1998).

Krafel, Paul. Seeing Nature: Deliberate Encounters with the Visible World (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 1999).

Kohr, Leopold. The Breakdown of Nations [1957] (NY: Dutton, 1978). Reasoned argument for bioregionalism.

Law, Ben. The Woodland Way: A Permaculture Approach to Sustainable Woodland Management (East Meon, Hampshire: Permanent, 2001).

Lee, Andy & Patricia Foreman. Day Range Poultry: Every Chicken Owner's Guide to Grazing Gardens & Improving Pastures (2002).

Margolin, Malcolm. The Earth Manual: How to Work on Wild Land Without Taming It [1975] (Berkeley CA: Heyday, 1985).

Mohrsbach, Hans. Common Sense Forestry (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 2002). Managing woodlots.

Mollison, Bill & David Holmgren. Perma-Culture One: A Perennial Agriculture for Human Settlements (Melbourne: Transworld, 1978).

__________. Permaculture: A Designer's Manual (Tyalgum NSW: Tagari, 1988).

__________. Introduction to Permaculture (Tyalgum NSW: Tagari, 1991).

__________. The Permaculture Book of Ferment & Human Nutrition (Tyalgum NSW: Tagari, 1993).

Morrow, Rosemary & Rob Alsop. Earth User's Guide to Permaculture (Kenthurst NSW: Kangaroo, 1993).

__________. Earth User's Guide to Permaculture: Teacher's Notes (Kenthurst NSW: Kangaroo, 1997).

Phillips, Nancy & Michael Phillips. The Village Herbalist: Sharing Plant Medicines with Family & Community (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 2001).

Pilarski, Michael (ed.) Restoration Forestry: A Guide to Sustainable Forestry Practices Worldwide (Durango CO: Kivaki, 1994).

Roberts, Wayne; Rod MacRae & Lori Stahlbrand. Real Food -- For a Change (Toronto: Detour, 1999). Draws links between food, cooking, health, jobs & energy.

Sirolli, Ernesto. Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship & the Rebirth of Local Economies (Gabriola Island, BC: New Society, 1999).

Weisman, Alan. Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World (White River Junction VT: Chelsea Green, 1998). Paolo Lugari's self-sustaining community on the war-torn Colombian llanos.

Whitefield, Patrick. Permaculture in a Nutshell (Clanfield: Permanent, 1993).

__________. How to Make a Forest Garden (Clanfield: Permanent, 1996).

__________. The Earth Care Manual: A Permaculture Handbook for Britain & Other Temperate Countries (East Meon, Hampshire: Permanent, 2004).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Aquaculture: The Synergy of Land & Water" [2002], dir. ?, 30m. Austrian farmers Sepp & Veronika Holzer.

Farming with Nature: A Case Study of Successful Temperate Permaculture" [2000], dir. ?, 37m. Austrian farmers Sepp & Veronika Holzer.

"The Global Gardener with Bill Mollison" [1991], dir. ?, 120m (4 half-hour segments).

"In Grave Danger of Falling Food with Bill Mollison" [1989], dir. ?, 56m.

"The Synergistic Garden" [1995], dir. ?, 30m.

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