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!

Do bees have a right to the city?

by Rebecca Ellis This is the written version of a talk I delivered at Minding Animals 4 in Mexico City on January 23, 2018. Bees are experiencing declining populations and/or … Continue reading Do bees have a right to the 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

Lawns, class, and colonialism

Lawns – highly managed monocultures of turf grasses – seem to most people but the most ardent environmentalist to be a relatively benign phenomenon. However lawns are highly political landscapes, … Continue reading Lawns, class, and colonialism