Side tangent, Jordan Peterson gives very good advice but often his reasoning is problematic. If you read his book, I am specifically referring to the chapter in raising kids. I agree 100% with him that children should not be allowed to behave in a way that will cause you to dislike them. However, to prove his point he compares raising children to overpowering indigenous peoples. He challenges the concept of "the noble savage" and cites a handful of indigenous cultures as being highly prone to homicide before the arrival of colonizing Christians. One of the incidents he included occurred in California in the 19th century, well after the brutal influence of missionaries. There is no numerical analysis of the actual proportion of indigenous cultures which were violent compared to those that were peaceful. He paints an incorrect picture where in a myriad of indigenous groups, the presence of any violent groups at all is given as a justification to overpower all of them.
His whole premise is that culture prevents humans from acting on their innate violent tendencies. And this is true.... when the culture is a good one. But this is a very sneaky way of legitimizing white supremacy while appearing to be addressing the virtues of good parenting.
The following workshop is held annually at Green Path Herb School in Missoula Montana. Melissa Pernell of Galactic Farms taught on Sunday, November 23, 2019 this year. To sign up for this class next year, contact Green Path Herb School (406) 274-2009
This Year the AERO Expo will be held in Missoula Montana on from Oct 26-28th
The Expo, entitled “Seeds of Sustainability in the Garden City,” will feature a keynote from UC Berkeley professor of Agroecology Dr. Miguel Altier, as well as lots of cool tours, great food from the Silk Road, networking with like minded sweethearts, talks and workshops with local greats (including Paul Wheaton), and square-dancing with the Beet Tops!
On Friday, attendees can choose from 4 different tours of innovative breweries, sustainable ranches, aquaponics systems, a local tool library, and educational programs focused on the future of agriculture and energy in the Missoula area.
Saturday features talks and workshops from Montana’s innovators, solar specialists, home aquaponics farmers, and other DIY-heroes. The day will focus heavily on workshops designed to pass on the valuable knowledge these presenters have gained in their focus areas.
Sunday brings the task force meetings, to give members the chance to plan out the next steps towards focused renewable energy and agriculture in our local communities.
If you are looking to get more deeply involved, AERO is currently looking for future board members to help promote our mission of creating a more sustainable Montana.
The AERO Expo is always an awesome event, but the Missoula location this year should put it over the top. We are very excited!!!
Hi there friends! Please take a minute and check out what Jeff Pernell has been creating at Galactic Farms! Special thanks to Heath Carey and Kyle Verhoshek for helping with the installation of the SPACE 200 for the University of Montana Dining Garden. ( SPACE 200 = Sustainable Probiotic Aquaponics Cultivation Ecosystem; 200 Gallons ) It's a vertical year-round garden! This has been a long time in the making and I'm very pleased to see the system installed. Greens coming soon!
I am very interested in all things related to soil microbiology and mycology. I love to be outdoors, but I am very computer savvy. I have experience in experimental design and data analysis, which can be an extremely useful tools in permaculture. Im also willing to work with individuals as a consultant on small scale projects.
Although my background is heavily academic, I come to the table with a permaculture worldview and work well with a wide variety of personality types.
If you're curious about what sort of services I can offer, please contact me via permies and we can plan a face to face via Skype or GoogleHangouts. Phone is also and option.
The Eph & Jeff Show is a project of Crucial Catalyst, a media organization dedicated to discussing innovations in energy & agriculture. Kristen Lee-Charleston is a community organizer in the local foods movement here in Missoula, MT. This is a great show discussing current legislative issues on the horizon. Click on the Crucial Catalyst link to hear their most recent podcast. Also available on ITunes
Sorry guys, I had to take the video down. I posted this video before it was completed. There are some changes I need to make for Zach's sake. He gave a really awesome talk though. I'll be sure to get back to you as soon as I've fixed it up.