• Blogging,  Gardening,  permaculture,  Pollinators

    Help the Pollinators

    June is National Pollinator Month here in the US! While we should always be mindful of pollinators, June is a great time to dig in and give pollinators some extra love. The purpose of pollinator month is to spread awareness about the plight of pollinators and encourage folks to take action to help support their declining populations.  Keep reading to learn 10 ways you can help save pollinators, including things you can do at home, in your community and beyond! Most of the ways we can help pollinators seem small and easy to do – but can add up to make a big difference! Pollinator populations are impacted by human…

  • Blogging,  permaculture,  Sedalia Journal

    Spring 2020

    “I say that even after April, by God there’s no excuse for May.” -e e cummings Gridlock in the transportation of food from farms to distribution centers and retail customers during this time of pestilence has forced the conversation. When things fall apart and the center cannot hold, space appears from within the center of the dissolution. Within that space is the core of real life, the inexorable reality on which our human constructs about reality — our cultures, our belief systems, our actions — are built. I pause as I use that phrase, on which our human constructs about reality…are built, because as I write it, the alternative out…