Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why Now?

Why should we care now? The environment has been hammered so hard for so long, desecrated by greed and corruption, by a never before possible array of man-made poisons, carcinogenic and teratogenic (meaning the affects are not seen until future … Continue reading

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The “New Normal” and Other Misnomers

The terms we use often determine our mindset and understanding, or lack thereof. Teasing out the motivations behind words can often help us to unravel the truth that the terms are designed to hide. Pairing the word new, which by … Continue reading

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#48 Permaculture for People, Profit and the Planet

The very term is a misnomer. Permanence is not possible, especially in a changing world. We look to nature to find our way, but without accepting and adapting to change we will always be unable to adapt to our changing … Continue reading

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What the Heck is Sorgum

http://sorghumco.wordpress.com is a great place to find out more about some of the crops and techniques which I describe, some insight into the spinning of the wheel of the year and how one farm deals with the changes that are … Continue reading

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171 New High Temperature Records Set Yesterday

The energy being released in Japan has exponentially increased over the past few weeks and the Northern Hemisphere is basking in the glow of invisible radiant energy. Imagine not only leaving a giant oven door wide open, but surrounding it … Continue reading

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Composting, The Earth Depends On It

Now, as you may know, the majority of the topsoil on the Great Plains of North America blew away during the Dust Bowl. Here in Wisconsin, it washed away when the carpet of forest was hauled away to build great … Continue reading

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