Links to some of our favourite sites.
This leading environmental magazine gets to the heart of permaculture and sustainable living nationally and internationally. It features practical thought-provoking articles on organic gardening, sustainable agriculture, agroforestry, climate change, peak oil, eco-villages, alternative technology, eco-architecture, personal and community development and much more.
LILI is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to help people reduce their impact on the environment, improve their quality of life, gain new skills, live in a healthier and more satisfying way, have fun and save money
The UK national charity that supports people to learn and use permaculture. Their website has a knowledge base on different approaches and techniques, information on courses and volunteer opportunities, international opportunities, sources of funding, news and events.
Landmatters Co-operative own and manage a 42 acre holding in South Hams, Devon. “Using a design system called permaculture, we are managing the land for the benefit of bio-diversity and wildlife whilst providing for many of our own needs for community, food, water, energy, shelter, creativity, transport and waste management. We are also developing land based livelihoods, reducing our ecological footprint and acting as an educational resource for the wider community”.
This site explores the ‘essence of permaculture’ in a simple and clear way, expanding on the work of co-originator of the permaculture concept, David Holmgren.
The Permaculture Institute of North Britain is a guild of designers and their apprentices working together on matters of common interest and concern.
The Northern School of Permaculture provides training and professional development services to build skills in productive, functional design. We take a holistic and ecological approach to design, based on the work of Bill Mollison and his colleagues.
Locally reliant living for challenging times. An online television series, based in North America, featuring people creating resilient communities for a more sustainable, lower-energy future
A self built eco-home on a farm being run as a sustainable community, using the principles of permaculture. The site addresses issues surrounding the need for radical changes in the way we plan for, design and build homes, to render them affordable and environmentally sustainable.
An international community living ‘cooperatively and consciously’, based in the US.