Social Forestry | The Permaculture Podcast

Social Forestry

Podcast: Social Forestry | The Permaculture Podcast

What does it mean to go back to the ground and learn the fading skills necessary to work the forest with our hands? To read the land assisted by tools we sight with our own eyes? To create new visions of old roles, such as a land steward or cottager?

I explore those thoughts and more with my guest today, Hazel, who some of you may know as Tom Ward.

You can find out more about Hazel and his work at

Hazel’s Collected Videos and Recordings
Heartwood Institute
Brock Dolman – Occidental Arts & Ecology
Traditional Aboriginal Burning (Cool Burning)

Recommended Reading
Beyond the War on Invasive Species by Tao Orion
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Daughters of Copper Woman by Anne Cameron
Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Brown
Keeping it Living by Nancy Turner
The Shallows by Nicholas Carr
The Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram
Tending the Wild by Kat Anderson
World Without Mind by Franklin Foer

Podcast: Social Forestry | The Permaculture Podcast