Toby Hemenway: Scaling Permaculture Principles To Other Systems

Offers promise for energy, social & economic systems
Sunday, October 18, 2015, 2:37 PM

Toby Hemenway has just released a new book, The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience which explains how individuals, as well as society as a whole, can apply the same principles underlying permaculture to improve most if not all of the systems our way of life depends on. » Read more


Toby Hemenway: Explaining Permaculture

Letting nature do the work, sustainably
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 2:04 PM

"Permaculture" is a word fast gaining adoption in (and beyond) the agricultural and gardening worlds. We see it mentioned fairly often here on

But what exactly does it mean?

When asked, many of our readers have a fuzzy sense, at best. So, we've asked one of the top experts in the permaculture field, Toby Hemenway, to provide an 'everyman's' overview of the philosophy, science and best practices of the craft. » Read more