system thinking

West Bijou Reflections

#1 Gratitude. The days passed by quickly at West Bijou. Checking on the bison at sunrise became meditation, a morning ritual I will miss. Together with the others, I dove […]

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Context

The right animalsat the right timeat the right placewith the right behavior. It always starts with this first question: „The right animals.“ Does your place need animals?If yes, which animal […]

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Over the fence.

Fencing. Some love it, some rather try to avoid it. But when you look closer, you can learn a lot from it: Fencing is absolutely context-specific. You can gather inspiration, […]

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What do I do?

In challenging times – world-wide crises and our own personal journeys through life – I found myself and others asking: Where do I start? What can I do? What is […]

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Closing Nature’s Cycle.

“I need to regenerate!” I hear myself and others saying quite regularly. But I guess what we actually mean is that we need to rest, to recharge. To step back […]

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Expertus. Or Experii.

Lately, I’ve been asked or addressed as “an expert” what I would do on this specific field, in this ecosystem.  Do I have the answers? Well, there are no blueprints. […]

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Desert in Brandenburg.

It’s easy to forget that we are still in Germany, still in a non-brittle environment. The air is hot, it hasn’t rained for a while. It’s April and rain would […]

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Foto of the participants of the climate farming congress

Reconnecting.

Two weeks ago, I was lucky to participate in the Climate Farming Congress in Southern Germany. The energy was different here, between these 60 people from all around Europe, farmers, […]

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