I’m a high school chemistry teacher in NJ. I’m also a concerned father, organic farmer, and community garden organizer. You can find my previous stories on resilience.org here.
“Action on behalf of life transforms. Because the relationship between self and the world is reciprocal, it is not a question of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the earth, the earth heals us.”
April 30, 2019
How do we live our lives, enmeshed as we are in this increasingly-toxic soup of early-stage civilization collapse, to make the most of today and perhaps bestow upon our children a livable tomorrow? And the answer for me comes down to strengthening relationships.
February 1, 2019
How many humans does it take to re-invent agriculture? Just one…you! Or me! So that’s what I’m trying to do. Here are some of the things I’ve learned over the past 12 years.
February 8, 2016
I somewhat slowly learned that I was more the conductor than the builder of the farm; more the gentle nudger & potential inspiration for my family and community than the task-master.
April 22, 2015
This essay uses over a dozen working farms across the country (& a few other countries) to illustrate some of the key principles of the ecologically-based agriculture that will be required in the transition ahead. …The next steps are up to you, kid.
February 10, 2014