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Permaculture for Post-Capitalism with Becky Ellis

I am so honoured to be a repeat guest on the fantastic podcast Vegan Vanguard. You can listen to our interview about post-capitalist futures and permaculture here. I also did an interview … Continue reading Permaculture for Post-Capitalism with Becky Ellis

Episode 2: How to have HOPE in spite of climate chaos

In this episode, I tackle the climate chaos and try to leave you with a feeling of hope that we can collectively change the world for the better! This episode … Continue reading Episode 2: How to have HOPE in spite of climate chaos

Episode 1: What is post-capitalist permaculture and why does it matter?

In this episode, I introduce myself as the host of the podcast and I outline why I want to see the development of an anti-capitalist permaculture movement. I begin to … Continue reading Episode 1: What is post-capitalist permaculture and why does it matter?

Permaculture for the People PODCAST!

I know it’s been very quiet here at the Permaculture for the People blog. I have spent much of the spring and summer doing fieldwork for my PhD research. Fieldwork … Continue reading Permaculture for the People PODCAST!

Permies of the world unite!

A manifesto for an internationalist permaculture movement Migration, the movement of people over landscapes, is, arguably, one of the defining characteristics of our species. Humans have moved over landscapes in … Continue reading Permies of the world unite!

A vegan perspective on bees

I am so proud of my interview with the Vegan Vanguard, an excellent vegan podcast. In this podcast, Mexie and I have a wide-ranging discussion about capitalist industrial agriculture, bee … Continue reading A vegan perspective on bees

Care about bees? Don’t vote Conservative!

The provincial election happening June 7 in Ontario has the potential to negatively impact millions of people, especially with the election of Doug Ford, a Trump-Like right-wing, crony capitalist.  This … Continue reading Care about bees? Don’t vote Conservative!

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

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 … Continue reading Permaculture Women magazine

Thank-you India

In November 2017, I had the amazing experience of attending the International Permaculture Conference and Convergence in Hyderabad, India. It was my first time at an international permaculture convergence and, … Continue reading Thank-you India

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 … Continue reading Feminism with claws and teeth

Composting with worms: a beginner’s guide to vermicomposting

Worm composting, or vermicomposting, is one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to compost kitchen scraps. The end product of the composting process is sometimes referred to as Black … Continue reading Composting with worms: a beginner’s guide to vermicomposting