Writing by Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, one of the Daggawalla farmers. More recent articles, including photo-essays, can be found at the blog, Macska Moksha Press: http://www.macskamoksha.com

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My Favorite Mesopredator, or, Never Trust Anyone Who Doesn’t Like Cats

By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume “Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.” (Mark Twain) The worship of cats by the ancient Egyptians is […]

Postcard From Eastern Oregon: When planting food is illegal

Originally published on Energy Bulletin, Carolyn Baker’s Speaking Truth To Power, and other websites, Sept. 2012. Postcard From Eastern Oregon: When planting food is illegal by KOLLIBRI terre SONNENBLUME This Spring my farming partners and I found ourselves landless. For the past eight years, we had been actively exploring a variety of forms and practices of […]

Refugees Without Legs: How Climate Change Leaves No Room For ‘Invasive Species’

Originally Resilience.org, Carolyn Baker’s Speaking Truth To Power, and other websites, January 2014. Refugees Without Legs: How Climate Change Leaves No Room for ‘Invasive Species’ by KOLLIBRI terre SONNENBLUME In the Summer of 2012, I met a Shoshone Elder named Finisia Medrano. (The story of that meeting is told in “Postcard from Eastern Oregon: When Planting […]

Who Will Feed the People? Obstacles to Small-Scale Agriculture in the US

Originally published on Counterpunch, Aug. 1, 2011. Who Will Feed the People? Obstacles to Small-Scale Agriculture in the US by KOLLIBRI terre SONNENBLUME “In the future, more people will have to grow their own food” has become a truism among pundits and observers who are paying attention to the changing state of western industrial civilization, and […]