THE DOORS OF PERCEPTION
— William Blake
We also recommend a visit to
John Thackara's website
Doors of Perception
UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF PLACE IN THE BRANDYWINE VALLEY
A course at Schumacher College in South Devon, England, on bioregionalism and the story of place led Mark Phillips to examine how Pennsylvania's Brandywine River Valley has been shaped by human habitation.
GRUPO ECOLÓGICO’S “PATI” RUIZ CORZO
Pati Ruiz Corzo's story of a remarkable adventure and spiritual quest in Mexico’s Sierra Gorda, and of a not-for-profit that has empowered impoverished farmers and ranchers to assume the role of regenerators of one of the world's most biodiverse regions.
THE DRIFTLESS, WISCONSIN
Geography is destiny in a landscape that is both a place of refuge and inspiration for creatives, and that nurtures a remarkably diverse co-operative economy.
THE ALDO LEOPOLD FOUNDATION
As environmentalists and economic justice advocates search for common cause, Leopold’s early articulation that the health of the human economy rests on the health of the land has particular resonance today.
MATILDA ESSIG’S OUTDOOR CANVAS
Painter, illustrator, and photographer Matilda Essig invites us to stop, look, listen, and engage our imaginations with the “sheer beauty of life forms” as expressed in her own work, and the work of the artists she reveres.
SEEING IS BEELIEVING WITH ELISE FOG
Connecting with her essence by getting up close to bees to take their photographic portraits in action in Oregon's beautiful McKenzie River Valley leads Elise Fog to a fervent advocacy for these hard-working pollinators.