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Permaculture Transition Manual : A Comprehensive Guide to Resilient Living (Paperback) (Ross Mars)

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Caught between climate change and a fossil fuel-driven economy that demands ever more growth, the world faces a great transitionby design or disasteraway from fossil fuels to a less energy intensive future.

But what proven tools are available to aid in making a successful, deliberate transition to a resilient, sustainable future?

For the first time, the power of permaculture design has been brought to bear on the great transition problem. In the process, acclaimed permaculture teacher and designer Ross Mars has distilled his considerable knowledge into the ultimate resource for resilient living.

The Permaculture Transition Manual is packed with information on permaculture design principles, soil building, nutrient-dense food growing, including top plant and tree selections for all climatic zones. Coverage extends to rainwater harvesting and irrigation, human waste management, and strategies for rural properties plus a unique focus on applying permaculture to small urban spaces for decluttering and efficient food growing. Also covered are hand tools, food preservation, energy production, and low-carbon housing and a plethora of nearly forgotten skills such as soap making, basket weaving, seed saving, and rope and candle making, and more.

On the desert island of a world in decline this is the one-stop guide to vibrant, resilient living you'll want to take with you.

Ross Mars is a scientist with a PhD in Environmental Science, entrepreneur and highly-regarded permaculture teacher and designer. Author ofThe Basics of Permaculture Design, he manages Candlelight Farm, a permaculture demonstration site and training center in Western Australia.

Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Gardening, House + Home, Technology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Ross Mars
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51733160
UPC: 9780865718357
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-3049
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