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 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 Response

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

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