Regenerating Ourselves: Lessons from Permaculture

Regenerating Ourselves: Lessons from Permaculture

If we want to regenerate our selves in ways that are more holistic and resilient, we can turn to permaculture for ideas. Some years ago, I received in-person training and certification in permaculture design from one of the top permaculture experts in the U.S.: Koreen...
The Garden: Cultivating Community

The Garden: Cultivating Community

In the late summer here in Baltimore, I go to sleep to the comforting hum of crickets and awaken early before the the air thickens with humidity. And during mealtimes, I feast on fat, red tomatoes and bright yellow squash. I savor the comfort of freshly cooked beans,...
Encounters with Strangers Along the Path

Encounters with Strangers Along the Path

On a balmy Sunday in May, I decided I’d finally go for a walk along a walking trail I’d heard about from a neighbor. I’m still relatively new to my Baltimore neighborhood, so I was thrilled to learn about it! The path connects two neighborhoods via a...