23 Articles where Author includes Krysia Soutar

Summer
While Krysia enjoys the warmth of a hot summer she reflects on energy and how important it is for us to capture sunlight. She is inspired by the work of Jairo Restrepo and his partnership with Ragmans Farm. Krysia also includes a recipe for strawberry jelly made with agar flakes.
Obituary
Krysia Soutar pays tribute to Edward Esko for his contribution to the future well-being of both people and planet. She highlights his research into "bearded" grains, published in his last book "Lightfood". Also, there is a link to his work on energy from algae.
Springtime
Krysia captures a few hours of spring sunshine observing nature and neighbourhood life from her garden chair. She also gives us a seasonal recipe for wild garlic and asparagus tempura.
Winter
Krysia reports on the Blue Mind narrative of Wallace Nichols and looks at the importance of water in our lives.
Autumn
Krysia reflects on the human microbiome and serves us an autumnal recipe with apples and nuts. Edwina provides us with some herbal options for natural cough medicine.
Cosmology
Krysia takes at a more broadscale view of "the seasons", linking the precession of the equinoxes to changes on the planet, including human history and culture.
Springtime
Edwina introduces us to the potent medicine; Ground Ivy. Krysia reflects on the work of Masanobu Fukuoka and gives us a light springtime recipe for noodles and wild garlic.
Winter
Our regular contributors reflect on the season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Krysia reminds us to look after our kidney energy and gives some attention to the femine principle that is so important to many cultures. Edwina writes about the heavenly angelica.
Autumn
Krysia reflects on the ancient oriental descriptions of "soil" and "metal" energy and how, in health terms, this means care for the lungs and large intestine. She shares some reflections on language from the native American leader Tiokasin Ghosthorse. Finally, she provides us with an autumn-winter recipe for a meal from the store cupboard. Edwina offers us some herbal medicine for late Autumn.
Summer
Our regular contributors reflect on the season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Krysia continues her work on our internal "terrain" and looks at the magic of the process of giving birth. Edwina celebrates the wonderful elderflower plant.
Springtime
Marie reflects on the interplay between the polarities of "masculine" and "feminine" energies during the design process and the transformation of our relationships with Nature. Krysia compares the polarities of "germ theory" and "terrain theory" in health and offers some tips on nutrition to help the immune system.
Winter
Our regular contributors reflect on the season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Marie - Imbolc and the era of the Wild Boar. Krysia - care of our kidneys and a recipe for aduki bean pie. Edwina - the power of deep roots, including the uses of comfrey and dandelion.
Inspiration
Krysia reviews the film "The Need to Grow"
Autumn
Our regular contributors reflect on the autumn and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Marie finds inspiration in spiders, Krysia writes about caring for our lungs and large intestines with nourishing soups.
Enterprise
Two businesses moving in the same direction as we are. We talk to Jayson Byles of East Neuk Seaweed in Fife and Jayne Birkett from the La'al Burger Bar in Ambleside.
Here and There
A return to Incredible Farm, Summer Design Festival at The Parsonage, Krysia visits David and Nicola McCarthy
Summertime
Our regular contributors reflect on summertime: the Lammas festival and starfish, caring for the heart and small intestine, medicine with summer herbs (rosebay willow herb, nettle, mugwort) and in general offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events.
Springtime
Our regular contributors reflect on springtime and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Marie celbrates Beltane, Krysia on how to care for our livers with recipes for spring. Edwina provides recommendations for the use of hawthorn, nettle, and cleavers and we do some seasonal gardening with Teresa on polycultures for spring.
Winter
Our regular contributors reflect on the winter season and offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events. Simple celebrations, taking care of our kidneys and how to make fire cider vinegar.
Autumn
Our regular contributors reflect on connecting with the autumn season. Marie looks at the traditions of Samhain and All Hallows, Krysia writes about strenthening the intestines and suggests soups and fruit desserts. Edwina extolls the virtues of rosehips.
Foundations
Krysia visits the site of the Maternity Home where she worked in Fife and reflects on the decline of local buildings and services.
Here and There
Reports from the Permaculture Convergence in Manchester, last summer's gathering in Scotland, the visit to Incredible Farm and other brief news items.
Summertime
Our regular contributors reflect on the summer season. They offer some suggestions on how to connect with the natural cycle of events reflecting on sunflowers, the heart and small intestine and luscious strawberries.