Toby Hemenway, permaculturist, former geneticist, and author of Gaia’s Garden, the best-selling guide to home-scale permaculture, discusses his “Toward a Horticultural Society” thesis with Rydra and Bellamy. Topics include: horticulture and historical revisionism, the future of urban society, symbolic culture and thought, and Hemenway’s political autobiography. Source: Free Radical...
Farming is overrated.
Toby Hemenway discusses the application of permaculture for human flourishing, and how agricultural civilization is beyond saving.
Geoff Lawton discusses using permaculture as a bridge from modern agricultural life to a hunter-gatherer mode of existence.