We got to spend much of the day yesterday with one of the most generous and knowledgeable sustainability gurus. We learned so much about plants and soil, garden pests and wildlife, and how an 84 year old man has lived on organic food for fifty years, has a clean bill of health, and in this time has never taken any pharmaceutical medicines.
He inspired and delighted us, but one thing he said really stood out:
"Show children how to create: the best way to do this is to show them how to grow something. Children who know how to create things never grow into adults who destroy things."
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