How can we live well within the limits of our living systems? The journal of small work* is a response to overwhelming urgency. In the face of the daunting prospect of transforming how we live, let’s start where we are, with what we’ve got, and build from there.
Much like a mother hen setting, hatching and raising her chicks, making our new film, ‘broody hen’ has been a labour of love. — Even without the ecosystem services of adding fertility to the gardens, reducing pests, cleaning the orchard, turning piles of mulch, transforming overproductions and waste-streams of food into eggs, into compost, and […]
We are ever so pleased to present you with our new film, grain mill! Milling grain by hand in the farmhouse kitchen makes us a more resilient, autonomous household. Human-powered, pedal-powered machines help us adapt to a changing world. With whole grains in the pantry, we know we can make what we need. There’s both […]
As is fitting in the early days of the year, our latest film is a winter review, a look back at our first steps and a preview of the new.It feels good to take stock in the winter.To set some intentions as the year wakes up.Take a glance back at our first six months of […]
What if we chose the electric bicycle as our primary way of getting around? Instantly lowering our costs of living, lowering our carbon, increasing our health, supporting the autonomy of young and old, reviving a vibrant local economy, on streets designed for everyone? Swapping our car for the electric bicycle took some courage, but with […]
A new appleturnover film, ‘grapevine’ is out! ‘grapevine,’ follows a growing trail of ideas about how we can live in greater harmony with ecological systems when we follow natural patterns. Working with nature yields so much more than beauty, so much more than food. Growing what we need might look rather differently, when we do. In […]