Social permaculture incorporates a wide range of principles and practices, such as promoting diversity and inclusiveness, encouraging collaboration and cooperation, and working with natural systems and processes. It emphasizes the importance of creating resilient and sustainable communities that are able to adapt and thrive in the face of change and challenges.

Social permaculture can be applied to a variety of settings, including neighborhoods, villages, towns, and cities. It is a holistic approach that considers the many different aspects of human communities, such as economic systems, governance structures, social networks, and cultural practices. By incorporating social permaculture principles and practices, it is possible to create more sustainable, resilient, and equitable human communities.

People Care, a Manifesto, Part Three

Nothing will change in ourselves, our communities or the society around us unless we change our beliefs first. We cannot bring our sick culture into permaculture and expect it to work. We must embrace the permaculture ethic of people care and…

People Care, a Manifesto, Part Two

If the goal of permaculture is to supercede the current culture of wastefulness, anti-earth care, industrialism and division, it will not succeed as long as we bring our old bully culture, the anti-people care world view into the new system we… more

People Care, a Manifesto, Part One

Is permaculture just a fancy name for ”cooler” organic gardening?

A modern way into the Permaculture Design Certificate

In 2022 we run our first PDC here at Beyond Buckthorns. Dominik designed it using permaculture ethics and design. Read about observations and the design.

PermaPuheet

The PermaPuheet is a design for a series of lectures for the Finnish Permaculture Association. It was well received by many members and helped to more than double the number of members within 3 month.

Permablitz designCamp

In early 2020 we bought the neighbors 0,5ha pine forest / recreational spot that was years back sold to them by Lumia's, my wife’s parents. The neighbors wanted to sell and for us it was a good opportunity to buy. Lumia then started the process… more