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

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 2 Best Plants for a Pollinator Sanctuary

Re-posting my 4-part Planning for Spring series. Part 2: Best Plants for a Pollinator Sanctuary #permaculture #organicgardening #pollinators #savethebees #bees

Planning for Spring, Part 1: Garden Dreaming

Re-posting my 4-part Planning for Spring series. Part 1: Garden Dreaming #permaculture #gardening #organicgardening

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 … Continue reading Permaculture Women’s PDC

International Permaculture Convergence India

I am very excited to be part of the upcoming International Permaculture Convergence and Conference (IPC) in Hyderabad, India which will take place from November 25 – December 2. The … Continue reading International Permaculture Convergence India

The power of seeds

Buying a packet of seeds and planting them in the ground may seem like a fairly mundane act. But corporate┬ácontrol of seeds is one of the most important political, social, … Continue reading The power of seeds

The Permaculture Garden – mid-January

January is a time for gardeners (in the Northern Hemisphere) to dream. It’s a time to think about what you want to do with your garden this coming year – … Continue reading The Permaculture Garden – mid-January

Gardening with bees

As gardening season draws to an end – or mostly to an end – in my part of the world (southwestern Ontario), it is important to consider how you can … Continue reading Gardening with bees

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