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Permaculture is a form of whole systems design based on the sustainability of natural systems. It seeks to create sustainability in the human living environment, and is applicable to all realms of design. Permaculture is modular and applicable to any bioregion, bearing immense potential for satisfying basic human needs without compromising those of the Earth.

Because it is relationship-oriented and highly specific to local conditions, it can be difficult to practice. Instead of discretely selecting individual plants, relationships between biota must be woven together carefully, in consideration of a plants relationships to fellow organisms, to the overall ecosystem, and to the people whose needs it may satisfy. Although numerous databases offer information about individual plants, none offer information about the relationships between plants, or between plants and other biota, along with other Permaculture-centric characteristics. Knowledge of such relationships is critical to the practice of Permaculture design, our understanding of ecological processes, our capacity for systems thinking.

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This map contains sites actively demonstrating and applying permaculture and/or allied sites and organizations providing valuable education. This map is not by any means exhaustive, so please add other sites to it as you see fit. Original compilation by Jeffrey M. Adams

<googlemap lat="47.219568" lon="-123.200684" zoom="6"> 40.868857, -124.077896, Campus Center for Appropriate Technology (CCAT), HSU

Sierra Institute, HSU,

Northwest School of Botanical Studies,

39.007446, -123.369598, Emerald Earth

38.967951, -123.145752, Solar Living Institute,

39.400122, -123.354492, Ecology Action

40.841866, -124.064484, Arcata Educational Farm CSA

40.785741, -124.156494, Redwood Coast Energy Authority

Humboldt – Del Norte Counties Cooperative Extension Services,

40.099084, -123.796692, Heartwood Institute,

39.799041, -123.247375, Live Power Community Farm,

38.476169, -122.897186, California School of Herbal Studies

38.400873, -122.832642, R.I.T.E.S. Project,

38.349196, -122.682953, Sonoma State Environmental Technology Center, CA

38.406254, -122.939758, Occidental Arts and Ecology

37.903032, -122.693939, Regenerative Design Institute (Permaculture Institute of N. California)

37.986422, -122.606049, Sustainable Fairfax,

Environmental Education Council of Marin

38.326575, -122.706985, Redwood Empire Chapter of US Green Building Council

42.221399, -123.275528, Herb Pharm,

42.187829, -122.703552, Sacred Earth Institute,

Siskiyou Permaculture Resources Group

42.311847, -122.974777, Birch Creek Arts and Ecology/ Dakubetede Environmental Education/ Trillium Farm, Siskiyou Mountains, Southern OR

43.794393, -123.058548, Aprovecho,

Cob Cottage Company,

43.920153, -122.822342, Lost Valley Education Center

44.037751, -123.088074, Cascadia Permaculture,

Food Not Lawns

Maitreya Ecovillage,


Center for the Advancement of Sustainable Living (CASL), U Oregon

39.216295, -121.05835, Sierra Permaculture Guild, Sierra Nevada region

38.575011, -121.507416, Sacramento Permaculture,

38.246809, -122.637634, Institute for the Study of Noetic Science, S. of Petaluma

38.789416, -122.628021, Harbin Hotsprings,

38.577158, -122.578583, Avalon Springs,

37.753344, -122.601929, Indigenous Permaculture,

37.861844, -122.420654, Ecology Center

37.766372, -122.091064, Urban Permaculture Guild, SF Bay Area, CA

45.767523, -122.695312, City Repair Project,

Portland Permaculture Institute

47.127615, -123.083267, Fungi Perfecti

48.636993, -122.891693, Bullocks Brothers Permaculture Site, Orcas Island, WA

47.062638, -122.904053, Wild Thyme Farm Retreat Center



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Pages in category "Permaculture"

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