Matt Powers, one of the leading Permaculture Design teachers in the world, has published the most comprehensive reviews of the concepts and science of permaculture and regenerative agriculture in 30 years. Available (elsewhere) in Spanish and a dozen other languages, this textbook is a reference for any home gardener, or anyone putting in their first Victory Garden.
The Permaculture Student 2 aligns and transcends state and national science standards as a full-year science elective in both a high school and college setting. Through this 419 page textbook and/or the accompanying workbook, learn to grow food, restore and rewild large landscapes, and change the world by reversing the devastating effects of climate change.
Gardening is a decision that is beneficial to the local and greater economic systems and social community. Fully annotated with references to direct students to higher learning in Soil Building, Soil Fungi, cultivation, Keyline Design, Transportation, Urban Permaculture, Large-Scale Land & Ocean Restoration, Non-Violent Communication, Carbon Sequestration, Korean Natural Farming, EM, Bokashi, Social Permaculture, other fields of study.
This ebook is full of real-life examples, instructive diagrams, engaging illustrations, inspiring and instructive quotes, and current references that connect, organize, and highlight the current leading examples of applied permaculture in numerous fields and situations. Readers get a clear idea of how they can apply permaculture in their own way in their own lives.
The textbook contains over 250 beautiful, full-color photographs and illustrations, to make is easy to understand the science. The material was reviewed and edited by Dr. Elaine Ingham (Soil Food Web Institute), Darren Doherty (Regrarians.org), Peter McCoy (Radical Mycology), Joel Salatin (Polyface Farms), John D. Liu (Ecosystem Restoration Camps), Dr. Willie Smits (Rainforest Innovator) , Geoff Lawton (Permaculture Online), Larry Korn (One Straw Revolution) and others.