"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder"
"Make hay while the sun shines"
"You can't work on an empty stomach"
"We reap what we sow"
"Let nature take its course"
"Waste not want not", "A stitch in time saves nine"
"Can't see the woods for the trees"
"Many hands make light work"
"The bigger they are the harder they fall", "Slow and steady wins the race"
"Don't put all your eggs in one basket"
"Dont' think you are on the right track just because it is a well beaten path"
"Vision is not seeing things as they are, but as they will be"
In recent decades there has been much concern over the nutritional quality and levels of chemical toxins present in the foods generally made available to us through supermarkets and grocery stores.
What is health anyway?
My wife, who is a Registered Dietitian, and I, a Community Educator, have been living and working with agriculture here in Malawi, Africa for eight years now.
I wrote this essay as part of a module on 'Spiritual Activism' in my Masters degree with the Centre for Human Ecology (Edinburgh).
In this article, I equate agriculture with food production.
Published by The Permaculture Activist, May 1, 1994
Support for community-based food production in Hereford
Part of the abstract:
I think contemporary human intervention in our landscapes is unnatural compared to the effects of other native and wild species.
There is these years ongoing a rather hefty debate concerning permaculturists air travelling.
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