I am a PhD student in Geography, an anti-racist marxist feminist, and passionate practitioner of permaculture. My main research focus is about struggles to create bee-friendly cities.

Create a garden in which pollinators flourish

Pollinators – the special group of animals that assist plants in reproduction by moving pollen from the male part of the plant to the female part of the plant, are … Continue reading Create a garden in which pollinators flourish

Permaculture on the edge: building an anti/despite/post-capitalist movement

by Rebecca Ellis This article was originally published on my blog on November 2017. It begins to lay out my thoughts for re-visioning permaculture as part of larger anti/despite/post-capitalist movements. … Continue reading Permaculture on the edge: building an anti/despite/post-capitalist movement

Planning for Spring, Part 4: Create Amazing Soil

The most important part of growing abundance in your outdoor spaces is to create healthy soil that is full of life. In healthy soil there is an abundance of life … Continue reading Planning for Spring, Part 4: Create Amazing Soil

Planning for Spring, Part 3: Growing Veggies!

Growing and eating your own vegetables is one of the delights of having a garden. Not only can you grow delicious, interesting, and nutritious food but engaging in the work … Continue reading Planning for Spring, Part 3: Growing Veggies!

Planning for Spring, Part 2 Best Plants for a Pollinator Sanctuary

Re-posting my 4-part Planning for Spring series. Part 2: Best Plants for a Pollinator Sanctuary #permaculture #organicgardening #pollinators #savethebees #bees

Planning for Spring, Part 1: Garden Dreaming

Re-posting my 4-part Planning for Spring series. Part 1: Garden Dreaming #permaculture #gardening #organicgardening

Episode 9: People powered transportation!

In this episode I talk about struggles for excellent and free public transit and for the creation of walkable, bikeable neighbourhoods. I argue that we simply cannot create socially just, … Continue reading Episode 9: People powered transportation!

Episode 8: Re-enchanting the world through commoning: the work of Silvia Federici

In this episode I discuss the radical potential of re-commoning social reproduction, or the work of everyday life that is necessary for human existence, by exploring the newest book by … Continue reading Episode 8: Re-enchanting the world through commoning: the work of Silvia Federici

Episode 7: Building an environmental movement that can win!

Welcome to 2019. I invite you to step out of despair and get ready to create a movement to transform the world. In this interview I talk to Steve D’Arcy, … Continue reading Episode 7: Building an environmental movement that can win!

New Year’s Reflections and Resolutions

I have a type-A personality, I am always busy working on and planning multiple projects and make endless to-do lists and elaborate plans. I try to channel this energy into … Continue reading New Year’s Reflections and Resolutions