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!

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

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?

Engaging Diverse Communities Through Community Gardening

You can read the entire paper I wrote for the Bring Food Home conference here. It will be the basis of a participatory workshop this weekend and may form the basis … Continue reading Engaging Diverse Communities Through Community Gardening

Community gardens and human diversity

Some important strategies for making community gardens accessible, welcoming, and empowering for everybody. My paper on this topic will be part of a workshop this weekend at Bring Food Home.