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Learning about Life from the Desert People

Comments prompted by reading The Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in Papago Indian Country by Gary Paul Nabham (New York: North Point Press, 1982; fifth printing 1997) 820 more words


"man in the maze"

Throughout the U.S. borderlands, a diverse group of people come up with innovative solutions to mend our broken food system. Check out Borderland Food Bank HERE


Magical Milkweed Pod Explosion 8/18/14

Flashback Saturday, August 18, 2012 – My pick photo star these little goldfinches I spied on the niger sock I have for them.
Flashback Sunday, August 18,  2013 – This is my pick photo of the day and it stars a female black widow spider that I almost put my hand on when I went to move aside some of this spearmint. 158 more words

Home Cooking: A Conversation with Katherine Deumling

(Photo by Andrea Lonas)

After only a quick peruse of Katherine Deumling’s ‘Cook With What You Have’ website, I knew that I would love to pick her brain on the place of home cooking in our chef-obsessed but also convenience-touting culture. 2,287 more words


Does Science Need Poetry?

  My good friend and Dharma brother loaned me Gary Paul Nabhan’s Cross-Pollinations: The Marriage of Science and Poetry.  In one essay GPN writes about “Why Science Needs Poetry”, and how poetry can open up the narrowing of vision that experimentation can cause, and how this hindering of creativity, and the associated  separation and isolation can cause harm rather than good. 175 more words


Renewing our vows to the seeds in our lives

In the Fall issue of the Heritage Farm Companion (Seed Saver’s Exchange member magazine), there was a transcription of Gary Paul Nabhan’s keynote at the annual SSE campout. 174 more words

Organic Open-Pollinated Seeds