Permaculture: Principles and Ethics


At Community Foodscapes, we practice Permaculture Ethics and Principles.


The 3 main Ethics are Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share

-we always strive to use the most sustainably sourced materials/resources and minimize waste

-we care for our staff, clients, and community beyond traditional business partnerships

-we pay our staff a living wage, having a sliding scale pricing model to keep services affordable for everyone, and donate a percentage of revenue to local community garden management 


1. Observe & Interact

2. Catch & Store Energy

3. Obtain a Yield

4. Apply Self-Regulation & Accept Feedback

5. Use & Value Renewable Resources & Services

6. Produce No Waste

7. Design from Patterns to Details

8. Integrate, Rather than Segregate

9. Use Small & Slow Solutions

10. Use & Value Diversity

11. Use Edges & Value the Marginal

12. Creatively Use & Respond to Change