Kai Duby wrote: But the nuthatches that have taken up residence in the bird house near my door are always starting up a cacophony of "mur-mur-mur"s that wake me to the strange but pleasant dichotomy of forest and town.
Elizabeth Rose wrote: We call it "designing for ownership." How do you design systems where the idealists (many in the permaculture world) can experience how their needs may or may not be met BEFORE there are commitments or agreements that might not work out. Land stewardship, farming, facilitation - these are intense and taxing tasks, often less glamourous than our instagram feed. The problem is the solution, right? If we can design our people systems to cultivate ownership of a project, more wofatis get completed, the sawdust bucket gets full, the garden gets weeded.