Teenage ecofeminist dreams!!

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 Bookstore in Guelph, Ontario. It blew my mind and set the foundations for my future activism and intellectual explorations. Although I become a Marxist a [...]

50 books in 2018

50 books in 2018

One of my resolutions for 2018 is to read 50 books that are important to my growth as an activist, a permaculture practitioner, and an academic. Many of them are books that I have been intending to read for years but have put off for one reason or another (now that I have all this [...]

Gaia’s Garden Forever

Gaia’s Garden Forever

On December 20, 2016,  Toby Hemenway the author of Gaia's Garden and The Permaculture City died from cancer. Hemenway was an important voice within the permaculture movement for many reasons but I believe his most important contribution was his belief in and promotion of suburban and urban permaculture. I had heard about permaculture for many years before I [...]