vol. 13, num. 10 :: 2014.05.16 — 2014.05.29
In some parts of the U.S., Mother’s Day is used as a marker for the last frost and then it’s safe to put plants in the ground outdoors, but gardening is much more than just putting a plant in the soil, both before and after the last frost date. On the lessons we learn from growing things.
From biodiversity to human diversity.
On learning the language of the land.
A call to regenerative discipleship.
Scanning generations past for the legacy of growing things.
Considering a grandmother’s gardening legacy.
Lessons from an experimental garden in Africa.
Reimagining possibilities, as flowers bloom.
A basic introduction to the principles of living simply and an exploration of the issues that might drive us there involuntarily.
A series of columns travels through the seasons of nature and of life.
Sean Purcell on lessons he learned from his grandfather while riding along on the tractor as a child.
Mark Bittman talks to Wendell Berry, who he calls the "soul of the real food movement."
Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma on the practice of extravagance.
Even in a country you know by heart
its hard to go the same way twice
the life of the going changes.
The chances change and make a new way.
Any tree or stone or bird
can be the bud of a new direction. The
natural correction is to make intent
of accident. To get back before dark
is the art of going.
“Traveling at Home” from Traveling at Home
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