Jonathan Dawson is a sustainability educator based at the Findhorn Foundation in Scotland. He is seeking to weave some of the wisdom accrued in 20 years of working in Africa into more sustainable and joyful ways of living here in Europe. Jonathan is also a gardener and a story-teller and is President of the Global Ecovillage Network.

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Environment
08 September 2008
The question of food security seems to be very alive in the community at the moment. This is an area where I think it...
Environment
20 August 2008
Another camera crew is in town at the moment, shooting another film about life in the community. We have become a...
Lifestyle
31 July 2008
It is a great time just now to be in Scotland. There is a tangible sense of freshness, excitement and opportunity in...
Economics
27 June 2008
One of the early Findhorn luminaries, David Spangler, once famously said that a major challenge for Findhorn would be...
Environment
06 June 2008
Last week’s blog saw me down at the Green Heart of Hawick festival, celebrating GEN’s recognition that the battle for...
Environment
22 May 2008
Green Heart of HawickI spent the weekend down at Hawick, a picturesque town in the Scottish Borders. The event was an...
Asia
12 May 2008
This week, as many others, our community newsletter, the Rainbow Bridge, carries news of one or more members leaving...
Environment
25 April 2008
What a puzzling time to be alive. In the world that surrounds us, beauty and the comforting familiarity of seasonal...
Lifestyle
14 April 2008
Well, the Positive Energy conference was quite a blast. We had a little over 150 guests in for the entire week of the...
Environment
17 March 2008
A great thing about living in such a large community (I know that the 500 or so souls who call this place home may not...
Environment
29 February 2008
I have just watched an excellent movie called The Carbon Connection. The film focuses on two communities, in Scotland...
Environment
22 February 2008
I want to devote my blog this week to an extraordinary development unfolding in a poor, multi-ethnic, working-class...
Lifestyle
07 January 2008
The whole holiday period seems, on reflection, to glow in the illumination of candle-light. This far north, the nights...
Religion
20 December 2007
In my seven years here, I don’t remember it being as cold as it has been this last week. The temperature has dropped...
Environment
10 December 2007
Let me introduce you to Michael. Now in his early 30s, Michael spent the first 18 years of his life here in Findhorn...

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