74-page paperback by Graham Burnett. Publisher: Spiralseed Publications (2008).

Available from the Vegan Organic network shop www.veganorganic.net/shop

A new, revised and updated edition of this guide by long term VON member, trustee of the Permaculture Association and green activist Graham Burnett. This nicely produced 74 page A5 book has hand drawn cartoon-style illustrations and diagrams on each page, with 7 colour plates at the back.

If you haven’t read a book on permaculture yet then this will give you a good overview, and if you have been a VON member for a while you will probably find that you’re thinking and doing things this way already!

‘Everything I have come to understand about the principles of permaculture is summed up in this wonderfully readable and accessible book’ so says Brigit Strawbridge of BBC TV’s ‘It’s not easy being green’ in her foreword.

This review appeared in Growing Green International magazine Num 23 (Summer 2009), p19.