I Wish I Understood this Before I Started Farming! (Why Permaculture ≠ Farming)

“The opposite of a bad idea is rarely a good idea, it’s usually just another bad idea.”  In America’s frantic and polarized culture, this axiom is one of my favorite thinking tools. It’s an oldie-but-goodie that’s being re-popularized by John Michael Greer. Lately, I’ve been sharing a lot of negative-sounding research and perspectives on the current “profitable farming” craze, but it’s NOT that I want to discourage people. I want people to succeed gloriously in creating beautiful, rich lives with greater connection to the land – living WITH the land, not OFF it like some beast of burden. And I … Continue reading I Wish I Understood this Before I Started Farming! (Why Permaculture ≠ Farming)