Unified Threads
Unified Threads
Sep 6, 2019
Season 2: 05–Possibility
Play • 1 hr 6 min
Questioning what other people told you is possible is always a good place to start. This episode is part 1 of a conversation with Ethan Hughes, one of four co-founders of the Possibility Alliance in Belfast Maine, and Grace Yoder of Polliwog Farm in Ypsi, Michigan.  Grace shared her work on the first episode of this season, in an episode called "Belonging", and connected the threads to Ethan. Ethan and the people at the Possibility Alliance have spent over a decade working to solve practical problems through permaculture, while living true to a set of principles, one of which they call “pathways out of empire.” Grace and Amy ask questions around why Ethan and his partner & co-founder Sarah Wilcox moved from an established off-grid community in Missouri to start fresh in Maine. Together, we talk about our white privilege, getting to the point of being honest with what we’re exchanging and how much energy still needs to be freed up, and showing up to build resilience in response to this planet’s ecological and social crisis. Part 2 called “Kinship”Recorded August 7, 2019. Bottlenose Dolphin and Humpback Whale sounds recorded January 19, 1991 by “listeningtowhales” found on freesound.org Threads mentioned in this episode...Wabanaki REACH (http://www.mainewabanakireach.org) Bear Creek Community Land Trust (https://permies.com/t/112399/Bear-Creek-Community-Land-Trust)  Brene Brown “Daring Greatly” https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/13588356 If you’d like to listen to the interviews Ethan did on “The Permaculture Podcast” in 2012 and 2013 with Scott Mann, check out this “best of” episode here:  https://www.thepermaculturepodcast.com/2015/episode-1523-ethan-hughes/ If you’d like to listen to the episode entitled “Belonging” that featured Grace from Polliwog Farm, you can find it here:  https://unifiedthreads.libsyn.com/season-2-belonging   If you’d like to contact Ethan, you can write him at: Ethan Hughes 85 Edgecomb Dr Belfast, ME 04915 Call him at (207) 338-5719 If you’d like to se


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