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[pur-muh-kuhl-cher] /ˈpɜr məˌkʌl tʃər/

a system of cultivation intended to maintain permanent agriculture or horticulture by relying on renewable resources and a self-sustaining ecosystem.
the practice of producing food, energy, etc, using ways that do not deplete the earth’s natural resources

See permacultural

See permacultural

by 1978, from permanent + agriculture or culture.


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