Don’t let speed and time rob you of wonder and discovery. Slow down. Better yet, sit down. Become an inconspicuous stump, an all-seeing eye. When you are truly still, both without and within, then nature will begin to unfold its secrets.
— Tom Brown, Jr., Nature Observation and Tracking, 1983.
I’ve found that I’m happiest outdoors, getting my hands dirty and growing healthy food. Ecological regeneration, food sovereignty and social sustainability are the broader issues that drive me. There’s so much to learn and do.
Follow this blog to see some photos of my daily life as a farmer and permaculturist, and of all the wonderful beings — animals, plants and fungi — I come across. Hopefully I can share a bit of my passion and enthusiasm with you.