Invention of Boundaries

Invention of Boundaries

You probably know where your property ends and your neighbor’s property begins. Chances are that there is a fence there. If you look around, you’ll notice many boundary markings – signs, fences, and shrubs. We are the only species that have established and enforced such distinct boundaries.

…and on his farm he had a what?

…and on his farm he had a what?

To meet the needs of a swelling population, farming in the 20th century completely transformed and, unless you only judge progress by the amount of food yielded, not for the better. Here’s a list of the major trends and how to respond with more sustainable practices.

Wisdom of a Tree

Wisdom of a Tree

An excerpt from Bäume. Betrachtungen und Gedichte by Herman Hesse: “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone…”