Author Archives: Tao Orion

Turning Pernicious Problems into Pioneer Solutions: Learning to Observe and Manage Invasive Species

The future belongs, not to those who have the most, but to those who do the most with what they have. – Eugene P. Odum The first principle of Permaculture design is observation, which is a practice of noticing the … Continue reading

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A Local Foods Movement Worth Its Salt: Lessons from Aprovecho’s 100 Mile Diet Program

It first started with an idea in the fall of 2006. I had recently moved to Aprovecho, outside of Cottage Grove, OR, after a brief stint in Portland. My partner Abel Kloster, our new friend and Aprovecho staff member Josh … Continue reading

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