Just in Case You Don’t Know About Jessamyn Stanley

I’m going to be a bit brief today and just tell you about a fantastic person whom I had the great opportunity to see and hear last week, and she is Jessamyn Stanley. To quote directly from her site, Jessamyn “…is a yoga teacher, body positivity advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina.” In the … More Just in Case You Don’t Know About Jessamyn Stanley

A Discussion of GMOs Part 1: a Brief History of Seed

Last week, during Dr. Vandana Shiva’s talk I had the good fortune of being seated behind two young men who were clearly in passionate disagreement over Dr. Shiva’s claims on GMO toxicity. They were both wearing “I Love GMOs” T-shirts, while muttering rude remarks, surreptitiously recording video, posting it to Facebook, adding rude comments, etc., etc., … More A Discussion of GMOs Part 1: a Brief History of Seed

Bioneers at CU

I’d been feeling rather out of touch with my permaculture side when I noticed a poster on one of the many copious bulletin boards in the CU Law library where I work part time as a barista. “Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference” it said, “hosted by CU Bioneers.” “Eco-Social Solutions???” I said to myself as … More Bioneers at CU

The Many Faces of the Winter Solstice

Here in Molly’s Permaculture Land, we put a lot of emphasis and importance on the solstices/equinoxes/astro-influences. Call me crazy, but I strongly believe that presence and awareness of our outer landscape influences our “inner” landscape; therefore, how could changing of light and seasons not be important? Anyway, I probably don’t need to make a case … More The Many Faces of the Winter Solstice