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
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!
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!
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 … Continue reading Love is not enough
2017 was a difficult time for many people as well as for the Earth and her non-human inhabitants. We witnessed the intensification of climate chaos through hurricanes, wildfires, floods, … Continue reading Happy New Year!!
Urban Agriculture and the radical imagination of the possible As I explored in an earlier blog post, the lawn remains a powerful symbol of class domination, racism, and colonialism. Understanding … Continue reading Urban Agriculture and the radical imagination of the possible
I made a video about why I participated in the women’s strike on March 8, focusing especially on the struggles of working women. It didn’t get shared for the media … Continue reading Women’s Strike 2017
I am working on a presentation about permaculture as a social and environmental justice movement for this amazing conference Organizing Equality. For this presentation I have been doing some research … Continue reading Permaculture and activism, part 1
It seems that everyone on Facebook is sharing the news that Cheerios is giving away wildflower seeds as part of their campaign to “bring back the bees”. While planting pollinator-loving plants … Continue reading The Cheerios #bringbackthebees campaign is a greenwash
It may seem wild to propose that we have hope in 2017. Many of us who believe in social and environmental justice are at our most hopeless. Climate change is … Continue reading Choosing hope
Part of the purpose of this project is that I want to help radicalize the permaculture movement both in how it’s practiced and how it’s conceptualized. It’s a complicated issue, … Continue reading Why decolonize permaculture?