" />
Building a world of
resilient communities.

MAIN LIST

 

Peak Moment 157: The Heart of Permaculture



Former truck driver Bill Wilson tells an insightful story about the energy packed in a gallon of gas — which we won’t always have in cheap abundance. Now a permaculture educator, he sees permaculture as a viable, realistic way to use nature to provide the abundance we really need — harvesting sunlight, food, wind, water and more. Can you guess what the magic stuff is that we all can’t live without? (No, it’s not oil.)

In his classes, Bill not only passes on a bounty of practical, common sense ideas, he also inspires people to experience being alive on the planet, finding their connectedness with life, their passion and ways to make a world that works for everybody. (Midwestpermaculture.com).

We met Bill in 2007 when we videotaped his presentation “A Permaculture Perspective: Living in Authenticity During Energy Descent at “A Renaissance of Local” in Colorado.

You can download the audio for this episode here.

What do you think? Leave a comment below.

Sign up for regular Resilience bulletins direct to your email.

Take action!  

Find out more about Community Resilience. See our COMMUNITIES page
Start your own projects. See our RESOURCES page.
Help build resilience. DONATE NOW.

 

This is a community site and the discussion is moderated. The rules in brief: no personal abuse and no climate denial. Complete Guidelines.


An Interview with Agroecologist Jairo Restrepo

My mission now is to defend life. This is my purpose, my instinct, but also …

Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

We need to celebrate and energize the public to defend the freedom to …

Sowing Seeds of Strength: Farmers of Color Tell Their Stories

“The chosen story for people of color in agriculture seems to play out …

I Live In A FarmUNtopia

If the new notion of local farming and food production is to endure, it must …

Reflecting on Today’s Market Trends: A Report from Barcelona

Is today’s public market a place to buy food, to sit and eat a meal, …

Agriculture Beyond Water

Drought is becoming more prevalent and causing havoc for food producers …

Grow Your Food in a Nook and Cranny Garden, Part 2     

Nook and cranny gardens optimize micro-climates — water catchment for …