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Surfer writes on back-to-the-land movement

A few years ago, writer and surfer Joseph Conway moved from San Francisco to Maine in order to capture the age-old American dream, the one where Americans own land and live off of it. It was a chance to free himself from the “rat-race” and “escape the complications of modernity,” but he wasn’t going to…

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Permaculture Intensive at Quail Springs

By Cyrus Sutton Reblogged from regressingforward.com Highway 33 snaked through crenulations on the Nordhoff Ridge. It was autumn and golden aspen dotted the evergreen landscape of the Sespe Wilderness. “This place could easily pass for a canyon in the Eastern Sierra,” I said to Lex who was riding shotgun.     I met Lex on a Reef…

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