The Permaculture Handbook

For those of you seeking a perfect gift for your favorite localvore-gardener, Bloomingfoods member Peter Bane's new book, “The Permaculture Handbook” may be just the ticket.  This beautifully constructed paperback offers over 450 pages filled with ideas and how to’s on living more sustainably through the practices of permaculture. Whether you have been following permacultural practices for years or are a complete novice, there is plenty in this book to guide and inspire you. Peter, with his twenty plus years of permacultural practice and instruction, lays it all out in logically sequenced chapters covering what permaculture is and why we need it, as well as how to change habits around the home and yard to produce more and save less. The book is richly illustrated by Jami Scholl of My Edible Eden, and it offers many case studies to provide context to the instruction. This book is sure to please, and it is available at the East store just in time for the holiday season. Be sure to check out the reviews offered at the book's website.