It's nuts - about growing nut trees in Finland
Over the past few years, nuts and food forests have become some of the trendiest topics in Finland. I'm quite fond of nuts.
Permaculture is a design method co-created by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren. The Beyond Buckthorns Permaculture is probably one of the northmost Permaculture homesteads on the planet (61° N).
Permaculture is a design philosophy /methodology and set of practices that aim to create sustainable and self-sufficient human settlements and agricultural systems (and of course everything that is related to it). It is based on the principles of working with, rather than against, nature; maximizing efficiency and minimizing waste; and taking a holistic and integrated approach to design.
Permaculture practices include using diverse plant and animal species in mutually beneficial relationships, incorporating elements such as composting, water management, and natural building materials into designs, and minimizing the use of non-renewable resources. Permaculture can be applied to a wide range of contexts, including urban and rural settings, and is often used in agriculture, forestry, and land management.
Some common techniques and strategies used in permaculture include:
Permaculture has the potential to help create more sustainable and resilient communities and food systems, and is increasingly being adopted around the world as a way to address environmental and social challenges.
If you want to learn more about permaculture and permaculture education read on at https://nordicpermaculture.org
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