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Copyright 2022 by Bonita Eloise Ford. Published in Permaculture Design Magazine, Spring 2022, No. 123. Read pdf version of article. As crises arise all over the world, I am noticing a growing sense of instability and alarm in people. Whether we like it or not, global challenges are now impacting read more...
I am so excited to release my new video for Embers of Hope! Watch and "Like" it on YouTube. Share it with a friend. :) A huge thank you to Berries & Bushcraft for creating this amazing video.
My services and offerings are changing. To better support the community and to better focus my work, I have decided to only teach, do speaking engagements, and do coaching related to the themes in my book. Embers of Hope: Embracing Life in an Age of Ecological Destruction and Climate Chaos is about read more...
It was so special presenting Embers of Hope at the Women+ Art Festival: Immigrant, Refuge, and Racialized. You can watch the recording here. Thank you to everyone: the MAC-CAM organizers and volunteers, all the technicians and the Shenkman Arts Centre staff, the live and online audience, and the read more...
A heartwarming and inspiring video about firefly gardens (12 min) by my talented friends at Berries and Bushcraft. Our garden and I got to be special guests. :) Did you know that fireflies indicate the health of the environment and that Embers of Hope partly gets her name from fireflies?
It was such a joy chatting with Good Grief Network cofounders, Aimee Lewis Reau and LaUra Schmidt. We took a heartfelt deep-dive exploring life and death, grieving and healing, and what it means to live in these challenging times. Watch/listen here.
Embers of Hope is on this list! I am so grateful to have Embers of Hope share the stage with books by other respected permaculture women. There are so many women leaders serving as agents of change; I am proud to be one voice in this greater movement taking care of Mother Earth and our communities read more...
I am so grateful to have been a guest on the Permaculture Podcast. Scott Mann and I talked about our relationship with death, near-term human extinction, the anthropocene, the challenge of not knowing and still being present, catalyzing change, storytelling, building community, and the myth of self read more...
It was such a delight being on the Seeds of Tao Podcast. We discussed social permaculture, the importance of neighbours and communities, death as a catalyst for hope and change, and my new book, Embers of Hope. I so appreciated talking with Joshua Prieto and I hope you will enjoy our conversation.  read more...
Our intention is to provide free copies of Embers of Hope: Embracing Life in an Age of Ecological Destruction and Climate Chaos to activists who are supporting Mother Earth and their communities and who would not otherwise be able to afford these books. Read more about this campaign, and donate or read more...

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