Last weekend, I taught Communication with the Plant World, a course that focuses on connection with these sessile beings. Teaching plant communication at Damanhur—where the research that gave birth to the course first began—always provides a special boost. And this time, in addition to the plants of the Sacred Woods Temple, we spent half aContinue Reading Why Plant Communication Matters
Have you ever heard or participated in a Citizen Science project? As part of my Interspecies Research between humans and plants, one of the tools I use is the Music of the Plants device developed at Damanhur Spiritual EcoCommunity, where I live. When we started working with plant music, we thought we would be listeningContinue Reading Citizen Science: Should I start an Interspecies Research Project?
Since childhood, my dreams include traveling. Much of July was spent on the road, hence the long period of silence. I didn’t even realize how long I was gone until I got back. Travels began from Florence—my temporary home—to Damanhur—my real home. A quick 3-day trip, just enough time to say hello to the familyContinue Reading I Met the Dream Developers and built a path
When I decided to go back to graduate school to get a masters, I had no idea where it would lead. I felt the need to do it for various reasons, many of which were accentuated when they announced a program that was created and taught by one of my all-time plant neurobiology idols: StefanoContinue Reading This is what Graduate School is teaching me about Modern Living
Have you ever had the feeling that your whole life is changing and you are no longer in the driver’s seat? This month, this is exactly how I feel. In March, I packed a few things and moved down to Florence to start graduate school… After all these years, why would I subject myself againContinue Reading How To Use Urban Planning to Create Urban Plantasy