Earth Care

Winter Evolution of the Greenhouse

Winter Evolution of the Greenhouse

On December 1, 2018, the greenhouse began its winter session. We had maybe up to 10 people involved from the Lehigh community seeding. Much of this seeding was done on a whim, without much consideration of transplanting to the main…

Permaculture as Situation Planning

Permaculture as Situation Planning

“The most important thing we can do right now, regardless of what the future holds, is to build community, solidarity, and a culture of radical mutual love.” The future is uncertain. We do not know for sure what it will…

Philosophy of the SSPP Part 3: Human/Nature Dualism, Contradictions, and the Thermodynamics of Civilization

Philosophy of the SSPP Part 3: Human/Nature Dualism, Contradictions, and the Thermodynamics of Civilization

Welcome back to the Philosophy of the Southside Permaculture park post series. Part 1: Introduction to Permaculture and the SSPP Part 2: Social Fragmentation, Power Dynamics, and Cooperation vs Competition Part 3: Human/Nature Dualism, Contradictions, and the Thermodynamics of Civilization…

Cities and Energy Gradients

Cities and Energy Gradients

Human civilization may seem so extraordinarily complicated that it can never be understood in all its minute details and complexities. And indeed it is, but some simple principles of physics allow us to make general claims about society as a…