Seeds are tiny, magical packets of latent energy and potential, ready to burst forth when conditions are right. They contain the very essence of Life itself: ancient wisdoms and future hopes, exquisitely designed to adapt and evolve as needs arise.
Part of Earthfire’s mission is to be a seed center. Here we gather selections of what we would like to see to germinate, take root, and unfurl into the light; stories that educate, inspire, inform and embrace hope and action. We invite you to partake, swap and share them. May they all bear fruit.
- Polar Permaculture is proof that you can establish a sustainable food production system no matter where you live.
- Dutch biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal discusses animal emotions in his new book, Mama’s Last Hug.
- Three orphaned black bears have much to teach us about animal intelligence.
- Kamran Mofid has a free solution for emotional and physical fatigue.
- As spring nears, it’s important to remember to regularly clean out your hummingbird feeders.
- Trader Joe’s has announced that they’ll be removing a million pounds of single-use plastics from its stores.
- Want to raise your kids to be happy adults? Make sure they go outside.
- Homestead Brooklyn’s Ode to Garden Flowers has us very excited for spring.
- One study found greater diversity among frog species in organic rice fields compared to conventional fields.
- For those of us still in the throes of winter, there’s an unusual solution to icy roads on the horizon: scientists are working on developing environmentally friendly road de-icers made out of agricultural byproducts.
What stories have inspired you this week?
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Read past Seed Swap posts here.