By CHARLOTTE MILLAR – www.opendemocracy.net To get the most out of a community, you need a shared strategy, a space to grow, and to practice liberation. For years I struggled with having a public side to my work. I’d become anxious at the …
By Crystal Stevens, author of Grow Create Inspire The soil is being destroyed at unprecedented rates by overconsumption, big business, …
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“ Left to her own devices, Mother Nature builds topsoil, she enriches it with organic material, adds the products of water and wind erosion and thus deepens the layer of topsoil and lays the foundation for grass and later for forest cover.” ~ The Good Life by Helen and Scott Nearing.
I am not the beginning, but I live in a small room near there.
I wake to light each moment.
I find the cracks and sing daily expansion songs to their sleeping ambition.
What I know is alive,
what I know is green and fearless and
A resilient lifestyle approach starting at the home base. Ben Falk and Whole Systems Design’s research farm focused on the most adaptive strategies for dealing with the Current Situation. Most people can do most of this. A local food systems, permaculture and resiliency response
Over the last year or so, a neighbor has stocked up eight or ten piles of firewood in his yard, probably fifteen or twenty cords. What’s he going to do with it all? The house has a wood stove, but the family mostly uses the furnace, and burns wood only occasionally to get that cozy, fire-heated feel. It’s going to take them a decade or more to go through all that wood. Some of it is split and stacked, while much of it is strewn over a substantial chunk of their yard.
Itʼs a cool spring day in Merville, BC as Moss Dance, sole proprietor of Ripple Farm, unfurls irrigation lines along tightly spaced rows of lettuces. Itʼs early in the season, but there are already fresh greens, radishes and onions ready to harvest for the weekly farmersʼ market.