The Last Farm

The Last Farm is a homesteader, eco-socialist, and long-time permaculture practitioner carving out a life on the land in the Northeastern United States. He writes a regular newsletter on these topics called Adapt : Survive : Prevail, and when he’s not tending to his various polycultures, he can be found reading, writing, and scheming to create a better world.

Ram pump

3 Old Technologies For A Sustainable Future

We don’t need high-tech innovation to create a sustainable future for humanity. In fact, all the tech we need to regenerate our ecosystem and provide a good life for all already exists.

April 17, 2024

Food forest in Ashdod.

On the Radical Possibilities of Carbon Sequestration

This closed-loop approach to carbon sequestration would yield a world with both a safe climate and “communal low-tech luxury,” as Max Ajl calls it in his excellent book, A People’s Green New Deal. It is not just a vision for climate stability and justice but also beauty and comfort.

April 8, 2024

Mardi Gras Indians

Art After Petro-Capitalism, Part 1

Were we to be liberated from the shackles of petro-capitalism and its productivist whip, we would inevitably dedicate some of our hard-won free time to making more art.

April 1, 2024

forest garden

What Should Grow?

What ought to grow in the Global North, where colonialism and capitalism have led to sickening—literally and figuratively—overdevelopment?

June 30, 2023