Permaculture Women magazine

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 check out this other articles in the online magazine. They are written by group of amazing women.  

Feminism with claws and teeth

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 locations upside down to be a "W" and Mattel is making of a line of Barbies of important women. This is progress right? No. It [...]

Permaculture Women’s PDC

Permaculture Women’s PDC

I am so excited and proud to be the urban permaculture teacher in a new online permaculture design course made up of an all-women teaching team. The course is organized by Heather Jo Flores author of the inspiring book Food Not Lawns and the teachers are, quite simply, amazing. We have been working hard together as an [...]

Love is not enough

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 enough - it will take more than love to create a better world. Furthermore, for women, especially, "love" can be a site of oppression. Recently [...]

The militant roots of IWD

The militant roots of IWD

Today is International Women's Day - a day that is often promoted as a celebration of women, sometimes promoted as a day of protest a, rarely in the past few decades, promoted as a day of militancy. This year, after the astonishing success of the Women's March - in which millions of women worldwide took [...]

Permaculture for the People!

Permaculture for the People!

The Earth and her people are in crisis. Devastating wars continue to tear apart cities, neighbourhoods, and families; a worldwide and vicious policy of neo-liberalism destroys pensions, fair wages, public institutions, and social programs; and systems of oppression including racism, sexism, and colonialism operate in deep and insidious ways. People are suffering. The Earth is suffering as well: the oceans grow more acidic and plastic-filled each day; a predicted 30% of species will disappear by 2050; and climate change is not only here but is happening faster than predicted. Continue Reading