High time agriculture got back to its...

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Thursday, June 18, 2009 - 10:28 am
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High time agriculture got back to its healthy roots (Irish Times, Thursday, June 18, 2009)

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2009/0618/1224249058839.html

...The premise of permaculture is radical yet simple: nature needs no lessons in producing plenty; permaculture works by nudging the natural systems to favour plants and foods we find palatable. Collaboration replaces conquest in a method also known as forest gardening. In natural systems, nothing is wasted. Our teacher Graham Strouts introduced us to the term “humanure” which is the process of recycling human wastes back into production. A toxin is converted to a safe, useful fertiliser – an illustration of the maxim that the problem is often itself the solution....

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