Regenerative Entrepreneurship

Giving Thanks for Herstory

In 2017, like many years, I feel deep cognitive dissonance about the standard American holidays. So this year, I’m aiming to more powerfully cultivate my practice of gratitude. Since my work has focused on women in permaculture for so many years, I wanted to share some inspiring updates with you. One of my sheroes, Vandana…

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Planning the Next Year in Our Regenerative Livelihoods

In my last blog, I shared one of my practices for the Solstice—the Threshold Walk. The second, and equally important part of my Solstice practice, is Reflective Planning. In this blog post, I’ll share my process for planning the upcoming year of my life and regenerative livelihood. By the way, these practices can be adopted for…

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Solstice: Earth as Mirror in our Lives and Livelihoods

The Solstices are a beautiful time of duality—Winter Solstice is at once the darkest day of the year, and also the return of the light; and the Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year, a time of abundance, and also a shift towards shortening days. As such, the Solstices are liminal space—a threshold…

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Women Rocking Permaculture

On the front page of the May 31 Seattle Times Sunday Edition, Jessi Bloom was named “a rock star in the ecological gardening movement.” I did a victory dance in my office when I saw the online version of this article—because permaculture was in the headlines, and the feature included eye-popping photos and text capable…

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When To Invest In Your Right Livelihood

Women in permaculture often tell me they feel like they have to know EVERYTHING related to permaculture, and they struggle with knowing which skills they need to have, and which courses to take. Today, I’ll share with you some “business savvy” approaches to making that important decision.  At the beginning of my permaculture path, I…

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