Now more than ever we are needing to THRIVE with NATURE. As one meme that is circulating, Mother Nature has sent us to our room to think about what we have done. What it is forcing us to do is to come back to the basics – survival. Sustenance that not only feeds us, but … More 5 Things I am Doing to Prepare for Lockdown during the COVID19 Pandemic
Finian Makepeace had a profound catalytic experience that shifted the trajectory of his life into a purpose of doing whatever he could to make a difference. Then a friend introduced him to a guy that gave them a solution. And from there, the soil movement and Kiss the Ground was born. Finian shares the magic … More Ep#11 – Why Soil? with Finian Makepeace from Kiss the Ground
Life in the soil is like another world!! And it’s this life in the soil that ensures the health of the entire planet, let alone the plants!. Don Smith is a speaker and teacher from Kiss the Ground, who not only looked after millions of worms, but also is extremely knowledgeable about the microbial life … More Ep#10 – Worm Composting with Don Smith
In this episode I want to share with you one of the most exciting books I have read in regards to Thriving with Nature. I can safely say that the idea of Thriving with Nature was born from reading these books. Anastasia, the first of the books in the Ringing Cedar Series by Vladimir Megre, … More Ep #6: The Seed as Physician
Chef Cynthia lived in Papua New Guinea growing up. She cooked in the back of her father’s shed with the locals – climbing trees for Mangos, digging up plants from the soil – she learned how to thrive with nature! Fast forward through to her 20s where she plunged into the Western World and had a shock of dealing with “canned” food and plastic packaging and artificialness… … More Ep #4: The Key Ingredient: Soil with Chef Cynthia Louise
What if there already exists a way to help farmers who are going through drought? In a video called “From the Ground Up – Regenerative Agriculture” (shown below) four different farmers show the way they have managed to reverse the drought in their farms, regenerate the land and their business and even save millions through regenerative agriculture practices. … More How Farmers are reversing the drought , regenerating their land and better off financially
I came across the concept of Syntropic Agroforestry when I was first doing my Permaculture Design Course. A team came from Brazil and introduced us to the concept and I was hooked! It replicated nature and not only grew food but regenerated the soil. It could also provide profitability as well – so a win … More What is Syntropic Agroforestry?
Have you ever seen a tiny fragile seedling popping it’s head through thick heavy bitumen? Or the roots of a magnificent tree engulfing the remains of an ancient ruin? Nature is abundant. When left alone to do it’s thing, it thrives! It doesn’t choose to thrive, it is inevitable, just as we thrive naturally, if … More Thriving with Nature, it’s not a choice!