permaculture


per·ma·cul·ture

noun \ˈpər-mə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of PERMACULTURE

:  an agricultural system or method that seeks to integrate human activity with natural surroundings so as to create highly efficient self-sustaining ecosystems

Origin of PERMACULTURE

1permanent + agriculture
First Known Use: 1978

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