David Holmgren

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David Holmgren is the co-originator of the permaculture concept following publication of Permaculture One, co-authored with Bill Mollison in 1978.

David is globally recognised as a leading ecological thinker, teacher, writer and speaker promoting permaculture as a realistic, attractive and powerful alternative to dependent consumerism.

His other key publications include

  • Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability (2002)
  • Future Scenarios: How Communities Can Adapt To Peak Oil and Climate Change (2009)
  • RetroSuburbia: The Downshifter’s Guide to a Resilient Future (2018)
  • Our Street (2020)