The Organic Mindset. Part I: The Problem

By Alfred Decker, Permaculture Designer, Teacher, and Consultant We are now living in the “Anthropocene”, a time when the influence of human behavior on the Earth is so significant as to constitute a new geological epoch. Of all the ways that humans have transformed the planet, agriculture is the biggest. Humans began plowing and tilling […]

How does Circular Economy apply to organic agriculture and gardening?

By Alfred Day Decker, Permaculture Designer, Teacher, and Consultant A Circular Economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. Examining the entire agri-food system from a Circular Economy perspective reveals opportunities at all levels for the production of food and a whole range of other goods that humans depend […]