[permaculture] Re: Looking for arracacha, maca & melloco

Scott Vlaun scott at moosepondarts.com
Sat Mar 29 21:34:25 EST 2003


All good points. You've inspired me to want to publish a 
kinship/co-evolutionary gardening piece in the SoC eNewsletter and post 
it on the website. Who knows, one of these days maybe we'll get to 
finish the book we started on the topic 5 years ago.

On Friday, March 28, 2003, at 06:09  PM, miekal and wrote:

> Personally I think Alan Kapuler's  work & his writings need to be 
> digitized & made easily accessible online.  I understand his 
> relationship to Seeds of Change but Im also somewhat wary of having it 
> be dependent on the ups & downs of one business's website.  (2 or 3 
> times I had links to various of the articles & they changed & I had to 
> spent a bunch of time in a poorly designed website looking for them.)  
> Id rather see all of the info put into the public domain & mirrored on 
> permaculture resource sites like what Larry London does.  Also the 
> Peace Journals are rather expensive & glancing thru the index I  know 
> that there are select articles that I have an interest in, so I would 
> be unlikely to buy them unless I had an extra hundred that for some 
> reason I didnt know what to do with.  I've been teaching Alan's ideas 
> & the bubblemaps which he & Olaf made for years to the interns & 
> visitors which come thru Dreamtime & I find his notion of designing 
> co-evolutionarily central to my own version of designing for diversity 
> & abundance, but there is not a lot to go on or to show people.  It 
> would be a very simple, low energy way of putting this set of  ideas 
> into a much wider circulation.  Hell, maybe I'll write him a letter if 
> I can find a stamp & an envelope.
> On Friday, March 28, 2003, at 07:16 PM, Scott Vlaun wrote:
>> mIEKAL,
>> As mentioned Alan is not a web guy.  He doesn't even email. ( A nice 
>> thought when inbox is overflowing.)  He has a seedlist  that he can 
>> mail you though. His address is Peace Seeds, 2385 SE Thompson St., 
>> Corvallis, OR 97333. Phone is 541 752 0421. I'm pretty sure he has 
>> back issues of most of the Peace Seeds Journals where much of his 
>> writings can be found.
>> Seeds of Change will be posting some of his work and the interview on 
>> the new SoC website and offering packages of the Journals at some 
>> point, but not sure when. ( the website to-do list is long!) I was 
>> lucky to be able to spend a lot of time with Alan over the years, 
>> photographing for Seeds of Change. His gardens have been an 
>> inspiration and we still sell many of the varieties that he >> developed.
>> Scott
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