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RE: Difference between horticulture and permaculture?

Adam Honigman wrote:

>Permaculture is both a new and old concept. It's central tenet is
>sustainability. It is not "Miracle Grow" or any quick fix chemical
>fertilizers with toxic side effects. It is not slash and burn farming as
>done by certain indigenous peoples not is it "chemical stew" mega farms run
>by large agribusiness concerns.

It they are really indigenous peoples using traditional methods, 
rather than marginalised or landless rural poor, then it might look 
like slash-and-burn, but it's much more likely to be rotational, and 
ecologically sustainable. You want to look at the timber companies if 
you're looking for slash and burn.


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