July/August 2004Seeds of Life
THE FOUNDATION OF FOOD • Satish Kumar
SLOW FOOD • Wendy Fogarty
Defence against fast food begins at the table with Slow Food.
COSMIC KITCHEN • Miche Fabre Lewin
From food all things are born, by food they live, into food they return.
FROM CONFLICT TO COMMUNICATION • Lyly Rojas & Pico Iyer
Literature rescues us from abstraction and ideology.
SHAPERS OF DESTINY • Deepak Chopra
Leaders and followers co-create each other.
WHAT IS MY OCCUPATION? • Usha Maira
Breadwinners and bread-makers deserve equal dignity.
ACTIVISM IS A SPIRITUAL PATH • Michael Brownstein
Meditating on McDonald's and Monsanto.
FROM OWNERSHIP TO TRUSTEESHIP • Lewis Hyde & Peter Barnes
The key to managing any commons is to respect it as a gift.
WHY NATURE IS GOOD FOR US • David Nicholson-Lord
Nature persuades us that life is worth living.
THE GREAT BATTLE • HRH The Prince of Wales
A tribute to the poetic soul of Kathleen Raine.
INSIDE OUT • David Cadman
Simone Sandelson's paintings reveal the tensions between painter and subject.
POLITICS OF THE IMAGINATION • Jonathan Robinson
Reflections on global activists who are proving that another world is possible.
WHOLESOME LIVING • Jonathan Dawson
Exploring the connections of the ecovillage movement.
TAKING THE SLOW TRAIN • Paul Salveson
How Britain is rediscovering its rural railways.
SPIRITUAL RESTORATION • Francesca Lyman
Vietnam veteran finds a natural road to recovery.
Crafts • Robert Hartford
Poetry • Michael Longley
Musical Journeys • Philip Marsden
Deep Spirit • Thomas Moore
Visionaries • A. Rangarajan
In the Field • Jules Pretty
A Sense of Place • Peter Randall-Page
Letters to the Editors
EVALUATING WHOLENESS • Stuart Cowan
Review of The Nature of Order
In My Own Words OUR BIRTHRIGHT • Christopher Alexander
THE ECOLOGY OF LOVE • Paul Matthews
Review of Earth Songs
A POETICS OF CULTURE • Jeremy Hooker
Review of Against the Flow
QUESTIONING SPIRIT • Andy Christian
Review of Images of Earth and Spirit: A Resurgence Art Anthology
GAIA'S GIFT • Julia Ponsonby
Review of Green and Black's Chocolate Recipes and The Little Food Book
In My Own Words NATURE IS SACRED • Alick Bartholomew
AESTHETIC IMPERATIVE • Terry Irwin
Review of Timeless Beauty
A WOMAN ON THE MOON • Lindsay Clarke
Review of The Moon: Myth and Image
ESSENTIALLY ENGLISH ARTISTS • John Lane
Review of The England of Eric Ravilious and Ben Nicholson: drawings and painted reliefs