Bill Vitek is a philosopher, educator, author and musician. For thirty years he has collaborated with Wes Jackson--co-founder and President Emeritus of The Land Institute--on projects of mutual interest, including two co-edited books (Rooted in the Land and The Virtues of Ignorance) and, since 2011, an educational framework informed by perennial, regenerative agriculture. Bill is a Scholar in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont, USA, and directs the New Perennials Project for Rockefeller Family Fund.
By William Vitek, Resilience.org
It’s hard to take much comfort in our collective cultural and institutional experience with thinking through the kind of pandemic we now confront. Nor do we seem to have anything as valuable and practical as a paddle with which to leverage our movement out of the hole we’ve fallen into.