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A Good Life / Subsistence

Two poems with accompanying artwork by Linnea Ryshke, extracts from Kindling (Lantern Publishing and Media, September 2021).

Turning Tables

An in-depth essay on the work of artist-activist Kathryn Eddy, from Mandy-Suzanne Wong’s new book, Listen, we all bleed, published by New Rivers Press, November 2021.

Lille Gris

Lille Gris was dreamt up before Brexit and Covid-19 changed everything. In December 2017 an invitation arrived to participate in an exhibition programme at the North Atlantic Lighthouse in Hanstholm,…

Digging in this Dirt

With his wife Kerstin, Josh Mabie co-owns Pied Beauty Farm, a no-spray orchard, flower farm, and apiary just outside of Stoughton, Wisconsin.

Meadow Grass / Unmake the Land

“In the tracks of grazing cattle and the oak tree’s swell” – a pair of new poems about labour and the land by writer Hannah Green.

Fields of View

Chicago-based naturalist and botanist Andrew Hipp on the connecting threads between science, natural history and writing.

Behind the Orange Curtain

Besides getting the usual “Go West, Young Man”-type pandering that we all seem to get from American propaganda, a couple things I came across as a Midwest wanderlust adolescent that…

Le Président / The Crocodile Feeder

  Le Président: Seven Days In the beginning, Le President, flattened his ancestral villagei, to create his idea of heaven. “Let there be no jungle”; & there was no jungle….

Lessons from Seed

A personal essay by seed researcher and baker Col Gordon on the complex relationships between plants, people and place.

Sue Spaid

Bees, Art and Biodiversity

How can artists improve biodiversity? Philosopher, author and curator Sue Spaid’s 2020 lecture explains (includes video + edited transcript).