Every action carries with it a set of principles and intentions, whether or not they’ve been chosen consciously. Every person lives according to his/her own set of principles, and they are largely the same, but not exactly. Principles provide a guiding framework for your designs and actions, but they won’t guarantee success 100% of the time. There’s a lot to consider in permaculture design – everything from water to animals to energy to plant guilds.
Ultimately, there’s nothing really fancy about permaculture. Just practical methods that conserve energy and maximize harvests. Hear about some inspiring stories of farmers making money, chicken tractors, the best way to store your water, natural building, and cold climate farming.