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Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability
David Holmgren

David Holmgren brings into sharper focus the powerful and still evolving Permaculture concept he pioneered with Bill Mollison in the 1970s. It draws together and integrates 25 years of thinking and teaching to reveal a whole new way of understanding and action behind a simple set of design principles. The 12 design principles are each represented by a positive action statement, an icon and a traditional proverb or two that captures the essence of each principle.

Holmgren draws a correlation between every aspect of how we organize our lives, communities and landscapes and our ability to creatively adapt to the ecological realities that shape human destiny. For students and teachers of Permaculture this book provides something more fundamental and distilled than Mollison’s encyclopedic Designers Manual. For the general reader it provides refreshing perspectives on a range of environmental issues and shows how permaculture is much more than just a system of gardening. For anyone seriously interested in understanding the foundations of sustainable design and culture, this book is essential reading. Although a book of ideas, the big picture is repeatedly grounded by reference to Holmgren’s own place, Melliodora, and other practical examples.

About the Author
David Holmgren is best known as the co-originator with Bill Mollison of the Permaculture concept put forth in "Permaculture One" in 1978. Since then he has written several more books, developed three properties using permaculture principles, and conducted workshops and courses in Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Italy, France, Britain, Germany, Denmark and Sweden. He has also consulted on and supervised urban and rural projects in Australia and New Zealand.

Eating Off-the-Grid

This is the cookbook for when you are without a cooker or a fridge, such as on a camping trip. It's also extremely handy during power outtages.

Eating Off-The-Grid is a crash course in using basic foods that require no refrigeration or freezing. It includes complete ingredient and utensil lists.

The book covers food storage and outdoor cooking and includes a wide range of recipes, However, this type of cooking is tricky and best learned before it becomes a necessity.

Included is a sample four-week meal plan and accompanying grocery list for a family of four.

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