ISBN: 9781856231459 Year Added to Catalog: 2013 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: B&W Images Dimensions: 8.25 x 11 Number of Pages: 168 Book Publisher: Permanent Publications Release Date: February 21, 2014 Web Product ID: 769
Permaculture design is a powerful tool for creating systems that meet our human needs but also support the ecosystem as a whole. It applies ecological principles to designing gardens, farms, community projects, even entire human settlements. The standard seventy-two-hour Permaculture Design (PDC) course is taught all over the world to farmers, gardeners, design professionals, and world changers who want to practically create a healthier, more equitable planet.
Rosemary Morrow offers evidence for permaculture’s effectiveness and describes each unit of the PDC’s curriculum. This fully revised and updated edition contains a wealth of technical information for teaching permaculture design and includes new findings in emerging disciplines such as regenerative agriculture. The Earth User’s Guide to Teaching Permaculture is of key relevance to teachers and students of architecture, landscape design, ecology, and other disciplines like geography, regenerative agriculture, agro-ecology, and agroforestry, as well as permaculture design. It leads the reader step by step through a recommended course structure, providing a flexible approach that encourages the adaptation of the materials for specific bioregional and cultural conditions. With advice on teaching aids, topics for class discussion, extensive reading lists, and tips on teaching adults, this book is bound to be an invaluable friend to the experienced and novice teacher alike.
About the Author
Rosemary Morrow has qualifications in agriculture, horticulture, rural sociology and adult education. She is a highly regarded permaculture teacher and has been practising and teaching in Australia and overseas for 20 years. Rob Allsopís warm and accessible illustrations support Rosemaryís practical approach to permaculture.