Participant Forum: Permaculture?

In “What makes a site Permaculture", the author summarizes some qualities he believes demonstrates a site or design as "permaculture." Please consider reading "Permaculture for AgroEcology: a review" in the optional section.

Start a new discussion topic when making your first post to the weekly forum. You are also encouraged to respond to discussions started by classmates.

Answer a couple of these questions to begin your contribution to the discussion.

    • What reactions do you have to these articles and other materials this week?
    • At this point, what do you understand as defining characteristics of permaculture?
    • What other philosophies or approaches is it similar to?

Consider that sites or systems don't get permaculture certificates. People do. 


DiscussionStarted byRepliesLast post
Applying permaculture to small spaces Picture of Melinda Kelley Melinda Kelley 16 Kathleen Siegel
Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 5:36 PM
Permaculture and Taoism Picture of Sandy Zhang Sandy Zhang 5 Christopher Schmitt
Tue, 10 Nov 2020, 4:08 PM
The Goals of Permaculture Picture of Michelle Cohen Michelle Cohen 0 Michelle Cohen
Fri, 6 Nov 2020, 6:24 PM
The Goals Setting Activity was Fun! Picture of Christopher Schmitt Christopher Schmitt 5 Christopher Schmitt
Fri, 6 Nov 2020, 1:12 PM
Permaculture Reactions Week 1 Picture of Kathleen Siegel Kathleen Siegel 3 Kathleen Siegel
Thu, 5 Nov 2020, 2:16 PM
Reactions to readings Picture of Ariel Kirk Ariel Kirk 0 Ariel Kirk
Thu, 5 Nov 2020, 2:11 PM
Earth Repair Picture of Susan Sand Susan Sand 6 Melinda Kelley
Thu, 5 Nov 2020, 11:10 AM
Earthseed Picture of Andrea Fajardo Andrea Fajardo 0 Andrea Fajardo
Wed, 4 Nov 2020, 7:47 PM
Week 1 Forum Picture of Pamela Sonn Pamela Sonn 4 Christopher Schmitt
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 1:21 PM
Need some dirt Picture of Lyssa Black Lyssa Black 1 Andrea Fajardo
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 12:28 PM
Reflections on Permaculture Picture of Deb Winther Deb Winther 2 Deb Winther
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 9:38 AM
Fair Share - Permaculture's Defining Ethic Peggy Berk Peggy Berk 0 Peggy Berk
Fri, 30 Oct 2020, 1:33 AM
Accessibility Picture of Kathy Partridge Kathy Partridge 0 Kathy Partridge
Thu, 29 Oct 2020, 8:50 PM
Week 1 Discussion on Reactions to Articles and Permaculture Videos Picture of Christopher Schmitt Christopher Schmitt 5 Debbie Sexsmith
Thu, 29 Oct 2020, 7:58 PM
Permaculture Responses Picture of Michelle Cohen Michelle Cohen 1 Debbie Sexsmith
Thu, 29 Oct 2020, 7:49 PM
First discussion! Picture of Mehreen Khan Mehreen Khan 1 Debbie Sexsmith
Thu, 29 Oct 2020, 7:35 PM
Participant Forum: Permaculture? Picture of Anne Gallagher Anne Gallagher 1 Debbie Sexsmith
Thu, 29 Oct 2020, 7:25 PM
Look! I'm doing permaculture! A man and his duck Michael Pergamit 0 Michael Pergamit
Thu, 29 Oct 2020, 12:07 AM
Permaculture Reflection Picture of Abigail Shields Abigail Shields 0 Abigail Shields
Wed, 28 Oct 2020, 6:47 PM