a good example of how permaculture uses different zones.
Permaculture zone ideas for acre suburban plot
Would you like a garden that produces bountiful harvest year after year without back-breaking effort? Of course! Last fall, I sat in on a lecture by Rick Austin, author of Secret Garden of Survival. Rick showed the class one picture after a
Goeff Lawton - 5 Acre Abundance on a Budget. Very interesting "free" 6 pg PDF summary and land design video from a prominent leader of permaculture design.
Geoff Lawton visits Ben Falk's permaculture farm in Vermont, where he even grows rice!
Shiitake Mushroom Log Field / It will be bountiful.