Animus Mundi – the world soul is the concept where European philosophy echoes, meets and traces back to it’s own, and all, indigenous roots. Carl Jung, whose work has been pretty much exiled from the intellectual institutions of our times, coined the term. For Jung, the world soul is the real spirit of the earth […]

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Permaculture in Your Life :: HOMEMAKING

by krista on September 19, 2014

The principle of biodiversity is at the root of what makes permaculture work. Imagine what it would be like to not have to out-source everything in your life, that everything you need is there for you to make it all work. Everything is close together, one thing extending into the next and you can tangibly […]

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Permaculture in Your Life :: BUSINESS

by krista on September 18, 2014

Permaculture is about diversity. Business is about diversity and turning it into opportunities for growth. Its about one thing being in service of the other and the reciprocity that contributes to village harmony.  All entrepreneurs know that every last skill they have- their diverse gamut of tools gets applied in creative ways in order to […]

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Permaculture in your Life :: HEALING

by krista on September 17, 2014

Imagine depleted soil in a land parched from a long draught. There might even be a few things growing but nothing is flourishing. A tumbleweed rolls by, carried in the wind. When one part of a whole is lost, the whole eco-system suffers. Whether its in your body or a particular area of  life, healing […]

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Permaculture in your Life :: MONEY

by krista on September 17, 2014

We all know you can’t live without money. It’s the yield we obtain from our labors. It’s the river. It feeds the whole system and makes everything grow. Money in permaculture is about enough. It’s not about giving up joy for the sake of of obtaining a yield, and it’s not about being so focused […]

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Maybe you think permaculture is just about gardening. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Taking Lazy-Lady Living permaculture principles and expanding them into the rest of your life is one of the most radical things you can do to  leverage your capacity for living well- creatively, and in connection with your community and the […]

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We, the Arias family, came to traditional foods and urban farming first through our slow-food Food Cart, Fold Crêperie way back in 2003-6. We were one of the first food-carts to use organic farm-based ingredients and Slow food principles in our cooking or to appear in a gourmet food magazine. When I, Krista, was interviewed […]

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Today’s Guest: Lori Eanes, Photographer, Author, Foodie Today’s guest, Lori Eanes, began brewing Kombucha in 2004. Lori Eanes. Lori is a San Francisco based food and people photographer. Her work has appeared in cookbooks such as One Bite at a Time (Celestial Arts) and Hot Chocolate (Ten Speed Press), and in publications such as Sierra, […]

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Today’s Guest: Hannah Crum, Master Brewer and Educator Today’s guest, Hannah Crum, began brewing Kombucha in 2004. Hannah is the Kombucha Mamma. She founded Kombucha Kamp, the top informational site for Kombucha in the world, to provide quality information about the Kombucha brewing process and “Kombucha lifestyle.” Along with partner, Alex LaGory, their mission is to […]

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Today’s Guest : Amy Terepka, Licensed Massage Therapist and Energy Healer Although Amy Terepka always knew she would be a healer, it was only after traveling through south-east asia and observing the power and beauty of traditional medicine ways that she knew her journey would take her down a different path than her western medicine doctor […]

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