Justice Requires Soil, so Let’s Build it

Soil health is something that’s routinely overlooked as it relates to justice and liberation, but it’s historically been one of the major drivers behind the growth and decline of empires and one of the earliest resources on which to base oppressive power structures. Soil is more than dirt with certain…

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“You must not forget, we also know how to build. It is we the workers who built these palaces and cities, here in Spain and in America, and everywhere. We, the workers, can build others to take their place, and better ones! We are not in the least afraid of ruins. We are going to inherit the earth, there is not the slightest doubt about that. The bourgeoisie might blast and ruin its own world before it leaves the stage of history. We carry a new world, here, in our hearts. That world is growing this minute.“

– Buenaventura Durruti

Agriculture vs. Horticulture and Permaculture

When I write about food cultivation that I think will be useful and necessary in our collective future, you’re gonna notice that I don’t talk about “agriculture”, but rather use the terms horticulture and permaculture. I tend towards being particular in my choice of words, and since these terms have…

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