Resources List


PDC Resources List

  PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE

LINKS


Articles


Articles by Tom Ward, also see Tom's Blog in the left menu bar

https://sites.google.com/site/mind-net-tom-ward-permaculture-counselor-teams-edition-backup/articles-resources


Free, downloadable 16-page summary taken from David Holmgren's book, Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability:

http://www.permacultureprinciples.com/freedownloads_essence.php


Free, downloadable transcript of Bill Mollison's early talks in the United States, created by Barking Frogs Permaculture.

Includes recommendations for various climate types.

http://www.barkingfrogspermaculture.org/PDC_ALL.pdf


A Guide to Multi-functional Hedgerows.  Free downloadable 4 page brochure from OSU by Jude Hobbs.

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/pdf/em/em8721.pdf


Humor which will prepare you to laugh at the end of the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doomer


Globalize Liberation. A strategy article for activists on how to create social change.  By George Lakey

http://www.trainingforchange.org/node/181


Permaculture as a Development Tool for 3rd World Aid 

http://www.neverendingfood.org/b-what-is-permaculture/permaculture-as-a-development-tool/


Permaculture for the Public.  Nation's first Public Food Forest in Seattle

http://crosscut.com/2012/02/16/agriculture/21892/Nation-s-largest-public-Food-Forest-takes-root-on-Beacon-Hill/


To Build Community, an Economy of Gifts, by Charles Eisenstein

http://www.yesmagazine.org/happiness/to-build-community-an-economy-of-gifts


Bill Mollison, Time Scout, by Permaculture Institute, a short remembrance that gives you an idea of the man and his work. 


Permaculture, Politics and Solutions Thinking, Angelo Eliades explains the political underpinnings of permaculture and ways to think about our relation to politics.


Podcasts


The Permaculture Podcast with Scott Mann; a series of audio interviews online.  It has the most recent first, and at the bottom of the page a link to the older "shows"; started 2-3 years ago, this is up to date permaculture exploration.

http://www.thepermaculturepodcast.com


Magazines


Permaculture Design (formerly known as the Permaculture Activist), US journal 

http://www.permaculturedesignmagazine.com


Permaculture Drylands Magazine, Archive of articles 1986-1997

http://www.permaculture.org/nm/index.php/site/beekeeping


The Oil Drum’s archives for discussions of suburbia, economics and powerdown strategies. 

http://www.theoildrum.com/


Resurgence & Ecologist, available online at:

http://www.resurgence.org/magazine/


Not a magazine, but a news page related to the Post Carbon Institute:

http://www.resilience.org


References


The Future is Abundant, Species Index, by Shery Litwin

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3KC6LhVmCPcdl9rcWtrX1N1WFk/edit?usp=sharing


Practical Plants, Open source listing of 7,500 plants with uses and characteristics.  Haven't explored this much so send me any feedback. http://practicalplants.org/wiki/Practical_Plants


Insectary Matrix

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Transition Town Resource List:

https://sites.google.com/site/mind-net-melaniemindlin-teams-edition-backup/transition-town-ashland/tta-resource-list


Cutting Edge Building Technology resource list, esp. related to ventilation

http://aimgreen.com/resources.html


Seed Savers Exchange http://www.seedsavers.org


Ashland Area Specialty Map Collection 



Videos


Permaculture Strategies for a Home Centered Economy, 2 hour video of Tom Ward's talk November 2010 (very poor video quality, and starts 10 minutes into the talk, but the sound is fine so you can listen to the bulk of the talk.)

https://vimeo.com/17007631


Toby Hemenway - How Permaculture Can Save Humanity and the Earth,  1 hour talk on youtube 

        Redesigning Civilization with Permaculture, 1.2 hour talk with slide show on youtube, 2013


Allan Savory: How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change, TED talk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=vpTHi7O66pI#!


Heiko's World of Permaculture Plants: Soil Building Methodologies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_dHvvBIEyM


Hugelkutur-quickie view

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sso4UWObxXg


Soil & erosion with Larry Korn

http://ecampus.oregonstate.edu/videos/am.php?video=larry_korn.mp4


Emilia Hazelip - Synergistic Garden; natural farming, deep mulch & many tips for vegetable production 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy_x5rXq19g


Favorite Permaculture Videos selected by Permaculture Now! in Seattle

http://www.permaculturenow.com/video.html


Beaver State Permaculture Videos by Andrew Millison

http://www.beaverstatepermaculture.com/video


Geoff Lawton video series

http://www.geofflawton.com/fe/33812-urban-permaculture


No Such Thing as Waste, more fun music video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMdRPE3ZR5Q


Village Homes site with videos of Bill Mollison and founder Michael Corbett

http://permaculture.tv/ecoburb-village-homes-davis-california/


Charles Eisenstein, A new Story of the People, TED Talk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mjoxh4c2Dj0

A collection of his videos on his website:

http://charleseisenstein.net/video/


The Interconnectedness of Nature, understand the return of the salmon with Dr. David Suzuki

https://vimeo.com/71522512



Organizations


SPRG -- Siskiyou Permaculture Resources Group, our local club.  Join the listserve through yahoo groups.   

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/sprg/info

PINA - Permaculture Institute of North America. Professional organization offering diplomas and networking with representative leadership across North America.
http://pina.in 


The Ashland Sustainability Inventory for local groups and organizations. 

https://sites.google.com/site/mind-net-sustainabilityinventory-teams-edition-backup/


Jon Carlson’s Vitalist School of Applied Herbology, teaching wildcrafting and clinical herbology.

http://ashlandresourcecenter.ning.com/profile/JonMichaelCarlson


Aprovecho Sustainability Center, teaching hands-on courses in natural building, sustainability living, appropriate technology in Cottage Grove

http://www.aprovecho.net/


Lost Valley Educational Center in Cottage Grove is a learning community creating catalysts for joyful social and ecological regeneration at its 22 year old eco-village and on-site sustainability education programs. 

http://www.lostvalley.org/


Permaculture Network, Bullock's Permaculture Homestead, Resource List

http://www.permacultureportal.com/network_links.html


Community by Design, Small Farm Incubator, resources on Slow Money and Cooperatives

http://www.communitybydesignllc.org/resources/


Southern Oregon Climate Action Network

http://soclimate.org


Radical Mycology, Mushroom Joe's news site

http://mushroomjoe.tumblr.com


We the Trees, Permaculture crowdfunding Project

http://www.wethetrees.com/discover/restorative-justice


BOOKS


Gaia’s Garden, by Toby Hemenway

The Permaculture Handbook; Garden Farming for Town and Country, by Peter Bane

Practical Permaculture, by Jessi Bloom and Dave Boehnlein

Designing and Maintaining Your Edible Landscape--Naturally, by Robert Kourik

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability, by David Holmgren

Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual, by Bill Mollison

Urban Homesteading; Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living, by Rachel Kaplan

Mycelium Running; How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World, by Paul Stamets

Teaming with Microbes; the Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web, by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis

Water for Every Farm, by P.A. Yeomans

The City Forest: the keyline plan for the human environment revolution, by P.A. Yeomans (download athttp://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/010127yeomansIII/010127toc.html)

Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties, by Carol Deppe

Rainwater Harvesting Vols. 1 & 2, by brad Lancaster

Natural Remodelling, by Carole Venolia & Kelly Lerner

The Cob Builder’s Handbook, by Becky Bee

The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling, by Daniel Chiras

Edible Forest Gardens, Vols 1 & 2, by Dave Jacke

Four Season Harvest, by Eliot Coleman

Holy Shit; Managing Manure to Save Mankind, Gene Logsdon

Wild Fermentation; the Flavor, Nutrition and Craft of Live-Culture Foods, by Sandor Katz

Botany in Day, The Patterns Method of Plant Identification, by Thomas J. Elpel

Wild Edible Plants of Western North American, by Donald Kirk

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West, by Michael Moore

Pacific Coast Tree Finder: A Pocket Manual for Identifying Pacific Coast Trees at amazon

Future Scenarios, How Communities Can Adapt to Peak Oil and Climate Change, by David Holmgren

The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, by David Korten

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