When I told people I was moving to Ecuador I said I was going to farm, when really there is more to it than that. I was going to farm using permaculture techniques. Permaculture is the practice of emulating nature to produce food, and is the most sustainable, environmental, healthy and efficient method of agriculture [...]
"To teach about sustainable farming practices such as permaculture, or the environment, biodiversity, so-on-and-so-forth. My problem with this is - although it may do some good - it's addressing the effect rather than the cause. Cutting rainforest is the effect of an impoverished community."