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What is permaculture?

Permaculture is a design process. It helps design intelligent systems which meet human needs whilst enhancing biodiversity, reducing our impact on the planet, and creating a fairer world for us all.
People across the globe are creating thriving communities with permaculture.

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National Permaculture Convergence

20-23 September. Hulme, Manchester.

Limited walk-ups available - online bookings now closed

Including the Educators' Meeting and Thriving Communities Gathering.


We're delighted to be bringing the Convergence to Manchester for a very special event.