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

Permaculture for the People PODCAST!

I know it’s been very quiet here at the Permaculture for the People blog. I have spent much of the spring and summer doing fieldwork for my PhD research. Fieldwork … Continue reading Permaculture for the People PODCAST!

Permies of the world unite!

A manifesto for an internationalist permaculture movement Migration, the movement of people over landscapes, is, arguably, one of the defining characteristics of our species. Humans have moved over landscapes in … Continue reading Permies of the world unite!

Care about bees? Don’t vote Conservative!

The provincial election happening June 7 in Ontario has the potential to negatively impact millions of people, especially with the election of Doug Ford, a Trump-Like right-wing, crony capitalist.  This … Continue reading Care about bees? Don’t vote Conservative!

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

Book Review # 1: Growing a Sustainable City?

Remember this blog post 50 books in 2018? I still have this ambitious plan to read 50 books (front to back cover) in 2018 and I have decided to do a … Continue reading Book Review # 1: Growing a Sustainable City?

Minding Animals, Mexico City

Off to the Minding Animals conference in Mexico City! Plenary speakers will be live-streamed on their website. I will blog about my experiences when I return (and will post a … Continue reading Minding Animals, Mexico City

Love is not enough

Is it true that “Love is all we need” and “Love Trumps Hate”? These two slogans are common at protests these days. But I am here to say love is not … Continue reading Love is not enough

Teenage ecofeminist dreams!!

When I was about 16 years old, I bought a copy of the book Healing the Wounds: the promise of Ecofeminism, edited by Judith Plant at the now closed Macondo … Continue reading Teenage ecofeminist dreams!!

Happy New Year!!

  2017 was a difficult time for many people as well as for the Earth and her non-human inhabitants. We witnessed the intensification of climate chaos through hurricanes, wildfires, floods, … Continue reading Happy New Year!!

Why vegans should support backyard hens

First: a disclaimer: I would love to have hens in my backyard (currently prohibited in my city) but if I had hens, I would not eat their eggs. Not because … Continue reading Why vegans should support backyard hens