Webinar: Peace & Permaculture

By World BEYOND War, December 18, 2020

This unique webinar explored the intersections between permaculture, farming, simple living, and anti-war activism. World BEYOND War Organizing Director Greta Zarro, who is also a co-founder of Unadilla Community Farm, a non-profit organic farm and permaculture education center, moderated this interesting discussion, featuring:

  • Brian Terrell, an Iowan farmer and long-time peace activist who has worked with many organizations including Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Catholic Peace Ministry, and the National Committee of War Resisters League
  • Rowe Morrow of the Blue Mountains Permaculture Institute (Australia)
  • Qasim Lessani, who talked about his work with the Afghan Peace Volunteers and doing permaculture projects in his community in Afghanistan
  • Barry Sweeney, a Permaculture Design Instructor, World BEYOND War Board Member, and Chapter Coordinator (Ireland/Italy)
  • Stefano Battain, who spoke about War Child’s ‘Peace Garden’ initiative in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Central African Republic

One Comment

  1. Gen Agustsson says:

    agriculture or monoculture isn’t working but permaculture will! peace not through agriculture or monoculture!

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