Permaculture Primer: An introduction
By Tim Sonder, Education chair
If you have been volunteering with Edible Evanston you have, no doubt, been hearing about “Permaculture.” But what is it?
Most of the techniques applied by those working with permaculture aren’t revolutionary, they are evolutionary. But the way of looking at the world—and I mean that in the broadest sense—often feels revolutionary. Permaculture becomes a way of framing one’s outlook. And that can be applied not just to agriculture, but also to architecture and engineering, to urban planning, and to societal questions.