The edge, in permaculture, is the meeting place between two ecosystems. Containing elements from both, the edge is a place of enhanced diversity and richness.
The edge also exists, as I learnt on my Permaculture Design Course, in the social realm. For example, when two groups, or cultures, come together, this too can be a place of richness. Ideas are shared, and may more readily evolve. Something new may be born, a new art form, new music or unique creative endeavour.
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