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Permaculture Planet
Permaculture Planet is an internationally orientated online Permaculture  resource base serving the well established & ever growing Permaculture  community and novices alike by providing global information including;   News, Articles, Education, Projects, Jobs, Events & The Permaculture Planet Directory.

Permaculture Ponds
Complete waterfall and garden pond information site  for all water feature enthusiasts, with a focus on Permacultiure.

Aprovecho
A sustainable living educational center focused on appropriate technology,  sustainable forestry, organic gardening, and Permaculture.
Submitted by Tao Orion

Permaculture Research Institute of Australia

Cascadia Permaculture
A resource for Northwest Permaculture design, education, and consultation.  A list of upcoming courses is included.
Submitted by permaculturerocks@yahoo.com

Mendocino Ecological Learning Center (MELC)
The Mendocino Ecological Learning Center (MELC) is an educational  organization and demonstration site where people can come and see examples of living in ways that conserve resources, create diversity,  increase self sufficiency, and promote profound understandings of the relationships between ourselves and our planet.

Desert Harvesters
A website dedicated to an effort to promote thesustainable planting, growing, harvesting, processing, and eating of native plant foods
in the southwest U.S. At the core of our efforts are mesquite pod   millings and mesquite pancake chow downs throughout southern Arizona.
   Submitted by Brad Lancaster

Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands
Sustainable living strategies in the dryland environment. Harvested   water can include rainwater, greywater, air conditioning condensate,  evaporative cooler bleed off, stormwater runoff, and muncipal/well water. This website features water-harvesting books, and provides free water-harvesting calculations, illustrations, extensive resources, and much more.
Submitted by Brad Lancaster

Lost Valley Education Center
An intentional community and nonprofit educational center dedicated to  learning, living, and teaching sustainable, ecologically-based culture.

Urbana Permaculture Project
The Urbana Permaculture Project coordinates a non-centralized, multi-site non-commercial Permaculture network in the community of Urbana, IL.

Austin Permaculture Community
Supporting the Austin Permaculture Community with a monthly study group, classes and periodic events to educate people about Permaculture.  Join our email listserv at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/austinperm
 Submitted by Selwyn Polit

Oasis Design -- Ecological systems design
Water, waste-water and greywater systems, edible landscaping,  transport, bicycles, and more. Books, articles and consulting.
Submitted by Art Ludwig

Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute Kootenay Permaculture Institute
   A Centre for research and education in permaculture, sustainable  agriculture and agroforestry in British Columbia, Canada.

Eco-Village and Cohousing Assoc of New Zealand (EVCNZ) Instituto Permacultura de Baja (email only)
Family and market polycultures, water management, erosion control,  Aquaculture systems, vineyard consultation, and general  permaculture design, as well as permaculture greenhouse design and  installation and locally in northern california earthworks for permaculture.

Central Arizona Uplands Permaculture

La'akea Permaculture Gardens

The Permaculture Research Institute Denmark (PRIDK)

Submitted by Karsten Petersen


Permakultur Institut e.V. Deutschland
Webpage of the german permaculture movement.
Submitted by Burkhard Kayser

Earth&Table Digest and Resource Pages
Moderated digest for those interested in growing, preserving, and preparing healthy  and delicious food.

Elissa's Companion Planting Compendium
An excellent resource for companion planting, non-companion planting, and friendly ways to send bugs packin' !
Submitted by Jason Bavington

WE-Design
WE-Design is an ecological design firm specializing in land-use planning, sustainable  development, edible landscaping, backyard wildlife habitat, and rainwater catchment.
Submitted by Michael Lockman

Australian Permaculture Information & Design Services
Feaures an active Q&A Forum, searchable Plants for a Future database, huge book  resource library (through Amazon and direct from the harder to find publishers),  children's and community groups resources pages, online correspondance courses,   green business and much more.
Submitted by Marcus

Permaculture Drylands Institute

Permaculture The Earth

Permaculture Magazine

The Permaculture Association (Britain)

Permaculture Information Service and Earth Repair Catalogue Bioshelter

Sixth International Permaculture Conference

Permaculture Melbourne

The Permaculture Activist
 
Zone 3 -- The Farm

How to Compost Friends of the Trees Society
Articles on peak food and how to achieve local food security. Advertizes  courses and workshops by Michael Pilarski. Permaculture networking for  the Pacific Northwest.
Submitted by Michael Pilarski

Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center
Our farming program is about growing beyond-organic authentic food in  the southwest mountains. Our whole center is surrounded by mountains, collecting water and using solar, and we have straw bale buildings.

Sun Baked
Sun Baked is the only company in Canada specializing in high quality solar    powered cooking appliances. Solar cookers open up a vast and virtually  untapped market for solar energy in Canada while delivering a measure of   true energy independence to ordinary people who cannot afford a solar hot  water or PV system.

Growing Food in the Southwest Mountains
Above 1,900 meters? Dry weather (46 - 56 cm of rain a year)? Clay, sand  or volcanic cinder soils with low organic matter are common? Cold winters  with daytime temperatures near freezing are common? Large temperature  fluctuations between day and night? Then this book is for you!

Tom Dorn with Mar Vista Cottages at Anchor Bay
Vacation cottage community serving as demonstration  Permaculture site.

Scythe Supply
Scythe Supply specializes in the European style scythe. Offering blades, snaths, outfits, equipment, information  and instruction. Mowing effectively without gasoline.


Sustainable Settings

Seedsaving and Seedsavers' Resources
Resources on seedsaving for seedsavers and those interested in heirloom  and open-pollinated varieties of vegetables, flowers, bulbs as well as  heirloom fruit varieties and general agricultural/horticultural plant  genetic diversity.
Submitted by Ute Bohnsack.

Plants for a future

Straw Bale Paradise Natural Building-Permaculture project of Patricia Kerns

LETSystems - the Home Page

Gardening

Composting Toilet World

Pc Plants for a Future

How to Compost

 
Zone 4 -- The Wilderness

The Romany Rest B&B Blog
A permaculture B&B with xeric landscaping, wild meadow,  mandala garden, forest garden & more!

The Celestopea Project
Dedicated to creating ecologically balanced, floating ocean  communities and terra-formed,permacultured islands, grown  from the mineral-rich waters of the tropical oceans.

Sandy Bar Ranch
Land based community, homstead, cottage industry,  and fruit tree nursury, Internships & work exchange available.

Cohousing Resources
Resources for creating sustainable community.
Submitted by Chris ScottHanson

Natürliche Landwirtschaft!
Permaculture Information in German.
   Submitted by vinci@linda.alternativ.net

VHEMT

Green Parties of North America

Zero Population Growth

Intentional Communities Web Site Home Page

Global Eco-village Network

EcopsychologyWeb

Planet Neighborhood

Post Industrial Post Urban Shift Network

The Campus Center for Appropriate Technology
 
Miscellaneous

Composting Guide
Great intro to composting with free dowloads available!
Submitted by Danielle Cole & The Girl Scouts of Colorado

EcoReality
We are developing an ecovillage in the South Gulf Islands of British Columbia,  Canada. The ecovillage is working to be a model of co-operative, sustainable  land use and features public outreach and education as included goals.
Submitted by Jan Steinman

Nourish(meant)
Nourish(meant) is both a collection of projects and a belief.  At its most basic, the idea is this: to run a garden and kitchen out of a biofuels vehicle and travel around America, feeding folks.

My Best Remedies
From the web designer of Permaculture.Net comes a new health website  My Best Remedies brings you a wealth of accurate and thoroughly researched health and wellness information, spanning all major health topics and fields.

Plant Swap
Plant Swap is a completely free site for gardeners to organize  community plant swaps (where they trade or give away plants they have propagated in their gardens).

St. Norbert Arts Centre
The St. Norbert Arts Centre is dedicated to cultural expression, education and environmental stewardship. Situated on a site of spiritual, cultural, historical and environmental significance, site stewardship is the backbone of the centre's efforts.
Submitted by snac@snac.mb.ca

Handmade Clothing .net
HandmadeClothing.net is your premiere source for eco-friendly handmade clothes on the net featuring a listing of online stores, a free classifieds area, chatroom, message board, and more!  Visit today for a unique shopping experience.
Submitted by Justin Cannon

Green Living
Techniques and technologies for sustainable living, showing how permaculture principles can be applied to eco-renovation, downshifting and  adapting to Peak Oil
Submitted by James Lea

Common Sense Landscape & Garden Care
A common sense, step by step plan to a healthy lawn and garden. Articles on Xeriscape, soil health, composting and compost tea,
and natural pest control.
Submitted by Asher Gifford

Principles of Ecological Design
Insight, inspiration, and guidance for a radical redesign of our way of life. Principles fundamental to any green building or ecological
living initiative, these illuminate a way to disengage from corporate consumer culture, and create a more fulfilling lifestyle.
Submitted by Art Ludwig

SustainableABC.com
A Directory of: Green Building Professionals, Sustainable Development Professionals, Environmental Health Professionals and Environmental Web Resources.
Submitted by Roy Prince

Permaculture Credit Union
Credit Union working for the ethics of Permaculture.

Direct Action Journal
A collection of articles, book reviews and resources addressing sustainable economics, community design, localization and increasing individual freedom.

Seasoned Booksellers
Seasoned Booksellers is devoted to furthering a sustainable living culture through an exchange of books and ideas for self-reliant, renewable, regenerative, and sustainable living practices. Find books on homesteading, agriculture, rural renaissance, wild-crafting foods and medicines, putting up the harvest, earth spirituality, food politics, wilderness studies, and back to the land adventures. ***It is a conscious choice, this living and breathing in voluntary simplicity with the rhythms of the seasons. In the face of environmental world chaos, it is essential that more and more individuals make this choice.

Sustainable Social Work Mandala

1st. Latin American Permaculture Congress
This Web Site is a promocional of the 1st. Latin American Permaculture Congress.

Earth Garden Magazine
In our 26th year of independently publishing Australia's leading magazine of self-sufficiency and practical environmentalism, it may seem incongruous for a Back-to-Basics magazine to embrace the World Wide Web. Perhaps it is, but one of the attractive features of the Internet is that no one government or economic rationalist philosophy can control the exchange of information.
Submitted by "earthmag@kyneton.net.au"

Green CONNECTIONS Magazine
Great magazine with articles on things such as 'Green Living'
'Ethical Business' and 'Sustainability' with a green directory of
Connections around Australia.
Submitted by "green@castlemaine.net.au"

The Alternative Health CD
The Alternative Health CD is the most current, complete reference available
on ailments and alternative forms of healing. Assembled by an exceptional team of naturopaths, homeopaths, herbalists, and many others, the CD-ROM represents the culmination of 24 months of research by 25 individuals. 150 ailments, 425 remedies, fully searchable...it just doesn't get much better! ...
   Submitted by Jason Bavington


PERMACULTURRE International Journal
PIL is a non-profit organisation which provides readers and the public with the resources to better care for people and the earth.
We offer positive alternatives to local and global problems. This is achieved through;
  

* global networking
* products and educational resources
* sponsorship of permaculture and related projects in under-resourced countries
* providing a free public information service on permaculture and environmental issues.

Submitted by "pcostello@treasury.gov.au"

Pangaia: A PC Raw Food Homestead in Hawaii
We are a raw food tribal homestead looking to expand, mature, and inspire.
Submitted by kumuaina@lava.net

Ecologists of Chios, Greece
Environmental, Permaculture, Social stuff regarding Greece and further afield.
Submitted by "mikefaf"

Earthaven a Growing Neo-Tribal Ecovillage

Bay Area Permaculture Guild

Dreamtime Village

Permaculture Institute of Northern California

Cross Timbers Permaculture Institute

La'akea Permaculture Gardens in Hawaii

Permaculture in Cuba, ACF, Cuba Green Team, PGAN, PP-FNH

Heenah Mahyah Student-Operated Farm

Sustainable Sources Environmental Website