For my Friend John: How do you “Do” Permaculture in the City?

Originally posted on Silvia Di Blasio:
“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” ~ Francis of Assisi, The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi ? “Permaculture gives people a place to be…

Originally posted on Silvia Di Blasio:

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”

~ Francis of Assisi, The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi

Permaculture gives people a place to be a part of the solution” ~ Rosemary Morrow (one of the oldest and wisest Permaculture grandmothers, works with refugee camps, war-torn communities and people in developing countries)

me and my produce

“But, how do you ‘do’ Permaculture living in the city?” that was my colleague and good friend John’s question…and the question that reflects my own everyday struggle and the one that started this blog in the first place: if you don’t have access to land, if you have lived a somewhat “mainstream” life, if you have a family, a mortgage and a full time job and are stuck in the city or the suburbs, how do you “do” Permaculture?

With all the pressure, hopes and frustration…

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