Health and Other Worthwhile Things: On The Ecology of Care by Didi Pershouse

Photo of Green String Farm byLyle Poulin A few years after finishing my undergraduate degree in creative writing, I apprenticed and worked on small farms, inspired in part by the writing of Wendell Berry. In an interview in one of my favorite magazines at the time, The Sun, Berry had spoken persuasively about the importance … Continue reading Health and Other Worthwhile Things: On The Ecology of Care by Didi Pershouse

Future Punk: Why I’m Training as a Community Acupuncturist

Image: Welcome to Aculand, courtesy of Nancy Norman. Sunlight pours onto the funky orange couch in the classroom, and dapples the circle of mismatched recliners around it. A couple of worn, wheeled stools cluster in the center. There are piles of neatly folded fleece blankets in one corner, a bank of folding chairs and tables … Continue reading Future Punk: Why I’m Training as a Community Acupuncturist