In a world of mediated experiences and mediated environments, it can be easy to forget that we are people of the earth, derived and fashioned from the same carbon and and hydrogen as the soil, the plants, and the astral bodies of far flung planets. Incomplete organisms that have evolved in inextricable relationship with the plant world, and cease to exist in isolation. In the scope of our planetary history, there was a time not long ago when human beings moved across the landscape according to the seasons. The sun, wind, rains, plants, and animal migrations in cyclical connection forged a compass to locate ourselves in our world. Their sacred language so essential and heavy with meaning, it formed the foundation for all human culture to be built upon. From the forty-fifth floor looking down it can be difficult to recall the root of humanity; hum, connected to the latin humus, meaning, of the earth.Read More
Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about the ecological design approach that mimics natural systems? Fields Without Fences is proud to offer two scholarship opportunities to attend our upcoming weekend long intensive, Introduction to Permaculture Design: Learning to Design with Nature to two deserving budding permaculturists!Read More
We hope you’ll take the leap and join us for a season of farm grown herbal teas, tonics, elixirs, tinctures, balms, and infused sprays handcrafted with organic ingredients and herbs, flowers, roots, and fruits grown on our small farm. Our members receive four seasonal share packages at 20% below retail value, and are entitled to 15% off any additional herbals purchased through our online store or at the farm year round! Read More...Read More
NOFA-NJ 2018 Winter Conference
Framing Regenerative Agriculture: What Do We Mean & What Is To Be Done?
Panel Participants: Andrew Faust, Michael Judd, Lindsay Napolitano, & Mark Shepard
Moderator: Johann Rinkens
What is regenerative agriculture and how can it address many of the environmental and economic problems we currently face? Join esteemed permaculture practitioners Andrew Faust, Michael Judd, Lindsay Napolitano, and Mark Shepard in conversation with moderator Johann Rinkens as we engage in a discussion surrounding the in and outs of regenerative agriculture; what does it mean to be “regenerative,” what practices can we employ at both a home and farm scale, and how does our relationship to our environment impact our way of seeing and acting in the world. Read more...Read More