The Abundance of Less
Reviewed by Erin Humphrey

                The Abundance of Less holds a prominent place in my permaculture library. A revised version of his 2011 publication, “A Different Kind of Luxury,” this book still maintains the same curious intimacy and timeless quality of the original volume, while providing the readers with updated photographs and stories of each of the ten […]

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The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook
Reviewed by Lorenzo Costa

  When we study permaculture design and regenerative systems, we learn from the beginning that everything, from roads, access and structures at the bottom line are related to water. We deal with water to limit erosion, to build water retention in the soil, and to create water storage systems. Water is third on the list of Yeoman’s scale of permanence […]

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Design Your Own Garden Toolkit
Reviewed by Hannah Apricot Eckberg

  For those new to designing gardens or looking for ways to integrate children into the learning experience, Design Your Own Garden Toolkit offers a creative way to strategize a garden’s look and feel. With 150 full-color reusable cling stickers that can be arranged and rearranged on a provided design board, you are invited  to try different variations of how […]

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Fertile Edges: Regenerating Land, Culture and Hope
Reviewed by Dr. Daniel Christian Wahl

Maddy Harland is the editor of Permaculture International and many excellent books that Permanent Publications has made accessible to the movement. This puts her in an excellent position to act as a midwife to the world many of us are longing to wakeup in. Some of us have even dedicated our lives to help co-create it. Fertile Edges  –Regenerating Land, […]

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Hori-Hori Knife
Reviewed by Burra Maluca

Hori-Hori Garden Knife $29.95 www.trulygarden.com   I fell in love with Truly Garden’s Hori Hori Garden Knife the moment I saw a photo of one. This is exactly what I had been looking for as my go-to tool to grab on my way to my garden. It’s described as a garden knife, but it is basically a high quality, heavy […]

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Being Salmon, Being Human
Reviewed by Maddy Hardland

  Being Salmon, Being Human Encountering the Wild in Us, and Us in the Wild Martin Lee Mueller Chelsea Green Publishing, 2017 384 pages, 6 x 9 inches $25.00   Buy Now!     Being Salmon starts with a wonderful, evocative foreword by Stephan Harding, describing what it means to consciously realize in every cell of our body that we […]

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Dawn Again
Reviewed by Hannah Apricot Eckberg

  Dawn Again Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild By Doniga Markegard Propriomertrics Press, 2017 315 pages, 6 X 9 inches $18.00   Buy Now!     I have started looking at life differently since reading Dawn Again. Doniga’s elegant way of communicating her amazing story shares deep lessons from her life that has been closer to nature then most […]

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The Permaculture Student 2
Reviewed By Darren Doherty

  The Permaculture Student  By Matt Powers Permaculture123 Publishing, 2016 374 pages 11 x 8.5 inches $50 print/ $30 ebook/ $65 both     Buy Now!             With the Permaculture Student 2 Matt Powers completes a great service for the younger minds of the planet. Others, especially those new to land management, will also find […]

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No Dig Organic Home & Garden
Reviewed By Lorenzo Costa

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    Organic Home & Garden: Grow, Cook, Use, and Store Your Harvest By Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty Permanent Publications July 2017 192 Pages Size: 8.75 X 10.8 $27.95     Buy Now!     Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty are today’s best examples of no-dig gardening at a backyard or small farm level. I consider No Dig Organic […]

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