local relationships built on common ideas
From Permaculture Principles:
Principle 10: Use & value diversity
Diversity reduces vulnerability to a variety of threats and takes advantage of the unique nature of the environment in which it resides.
Principle 8: Integrate rather than segregate
By putting the right things in the right place, relationships develop between them and they support each other.
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Principle 7: Design from patterns to details
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