A Message of Activism

Choose Small and Slow Solutions, Create Vision and Respond to Change, Cultivate Diversity, Earth Care, Fair Share, Integrate, Don't Segregate, Obtain a Yield, People Care, Permaculture Ethics, Permaculture Principles, Self-Regulate and Accept Feedback, Use and Value Gifts from Nature

“If we don’t change our direction, we’re going to wind up where we’re headed” -Native American Saying I had the extreme pleasure of attending a lecture given by Starhawk last week.  I decided that her message was too important to keep to myself, so here are the salient points that I came away with… The […]

May 29, 2015

How to Fight a Cold

Catch and Store Energy, Food, Make it Yourself, Obtain a Yield, Permaculture Principles, Recipie, Use and Value Gifts from Nature

I recently met a garlic farmer who introduced me to a wonderful chemical in garlic called “allicin.”  He explained how there were two chemicals in the garlic,  “allinase” and “alliin” which remain separated within each garlic clove.  They are there to protect the garlic from pathogens in the soil.  When the garlic is attacked by microbial […]

December 8, 2014