Our friends at the Greenhorns seek your agrarian essays, flowcharts, manifestos, cartoons, illustrations, policy briefs and sonnets for their 2015 New Farmer’s Almanac.
SOIL: What do we know about healing from roundup?
SERVITUDE: Political economies across time
OPPORTUNITY: The Commons; Entrepreneurship.
QUALITY OF LIFE: Duty. Joy.
URBANIZATION: Geo-constraints; Digital culture’s expectations; Ag-literacy; Rooftops, Brownfields.
LOGIC & CONTEXT: Thinking in terms of the system.
STARTUP & STEADYSTATE: Cooperative dynamics.
TECHNOLOGY: Criticism & Evaluation; Increasing mechanical literacy among female farmers.
DEMOCRACY: Microcosms & Macrocosms.
SPIRIT & DOMINATION: Sir Francis Bacon, where’s the eggs?
INDIGENOUS: Pre-agricultural and agro-ecological kinds of knowing. Are there any young shaman voices?
SHIFTING: Deliberate strategies for straddling and transitioning the systems we live inside of.