My Favorite Permaculture Definition

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know I’m a big fan of permaculture. I use permaculture practices on our homestead and in the way that I design sites for my clients. That’s why I’m excited to share my latest video with you. In it, I discuss my favorite permaculture definition. 

I think one of the reasons that permaculture is not more well known is because it can be defined in countless different ways. Is it organic gardening? Sustainable living practices? A technique, a strategy or some crazy hippie cult?

My favorite way of describing permaculture is “the art of creating beneficial relationships.” This definition encompasses the spirit and philosophy of permaculture for me. This can mean creating beneficial relationships between plants, between people, between plants, people and animals. You get the idea. It is a simple definition, yet one that, if practiced, helps to enhance the resilience of your site.