Irish farmer-forester Noel Kiernan shares how to live well with the wider Earth community

"There is widespread awareness of the environmental damage that can be caused by the wrong type of farming. We hear about it all the time. There isn’t as much discussion of those that are doing a great job farming for nature, about the positive stories, meaning we don’t have many good role models. This negative…Read more Irish farmer-forester Noel Kiernan shares how to live well with the wider Earth community

Whose Woods These Are: Wendell Berry’s A Good Forest economy–with Cathy Fitzgerald

Poster by Helen McDonnell The following is the 2nd post in which I reflect on Wendell Berry's ideas of a 'Good Forest Economy'– from an essay he wrote in 1995 (the reason why I chose to discuss Wendell's forest ideas are in the previous post here). https://videopress.com/v/ZLvfb9mh?preloadContent=metadata My talk for the Arboreal Book Club for…Read more Whose Woods These Are: Wendell Berry’s A Good Forest economy–with Cathy Fitzgerald

‘Reflecting again on Wendell Berry’s– ‘the forest is the basis of a culture’

This is the first of two posts (my talk recording is in the 2nd post here) reflecting on ideas from writer-philosopher-poet Wendell Berry that influenced my art-forest-policy work over the last two decades. The next post details the odd coincidence in that I have been invited by curators to talk about a forest text that…Read more ‘Reflecting again on Wendell Berry’s– ‘the forest is the basis of a culture’