Strategies for accessing land in cities

Lack of access to land is often raised as a barrier to participation in permaculture. Land ownership in North America — both rural and urban — is prohibitively expensive for many people but many … Continue reading Strategies for accessing land in cities

Permaculture Women magazine

I am honoured to be featured as an Eco-heroine in Permaculture Women magazine. The author, Gosia, and I had a really interesting conversation that you might enjoy reading. I encourage you to … Continue reading Permaculture Women magazine

Thank-you India

In November 2017, I had the amazing experience of attending the International Permaculture Conference and Convergence in Hyderabad, India. It was my first time at an international permaculture convergence and, … Continue reading Thank-you India

Feminism with claws and teeth

It’s International Women’s Day 2018 and it seems like women are winning. After all, major corporations are marking our day – McDonalds turned the “M” in the signs at some … Continue reading Feminism with claws and teeth

Composting with worms: a beginner’s guide to vermicomposting

Worm composting, or vermicomposting, is one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to compost kitchen scraps. The end product of the composting process is sometimes referred to as Black … Continue reading Composting with worms: a beginner’s guide to vermicomposting

Permaculture in the ‘burbs

I am not the type of person who lives in the suburbs. I love big cities: the vibrancy, the art, the festivals, the diversity, even the chaos of city centres. … Continue reading Permaculture in the ‘burbs