Agriculture needs to take a few steps back, forget modern styles

By Courtney White ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s easy to forget that, once upon a time, all […]


Life in Matavenero ecoVillage, Spain

It was ruined, overgrown, and without road access. Collectively the villagers care for 3,000 hectares […]


Spin City: Passion for pedal-powered permaculture

By Karen Kefauver If you’re headed south along the coast next Tuesday, there’s a chance you’ll […]

Ken Foster and Rupert Poole are thrilled to have bikes back in the Terra Nova fleet. (Shmuel Thaler -- Santa Cruz Sentinel)

The Biomimicrist: Can biomimicry tackle our toughest water problems?

By Ben Goldfarb Bruce Kania stood over an open trapdoor, peering down precipitous stairs into a […]


A movement for saving the environment: permaculture

One of the most important challanges facing the world is how to save the natural […]


Transition’s founder: From protesting to permaculture

Rob Hopkins, who is widely regarded as the founder of the Transition movement, was always […]


Spring in Crete Means a Feast of Wild Greens

Over the past weeks, we have been sharing Matthieu Paley’s visual food diary as he […]


A Quiet Push to Grow Crops Under Cover of Trees

PIONEERS Gloria Flora’s forest garden includes berries and medicinal plants. By JIM ROBBINS HELENA, Mont. — On […]


Horticultural Traditions

Long before the rise of annual grain based industrial agriculture, and the dismantling of our […]

This farmer is carrying on a tradition that is millenia old.