Dig the earth, reconnect with nature, and trigger positive change.

I’ve made it into a habit to take a little stroll in my backyard every day. From the backdoor, I’ll take a trampled footpath that leads to the chicken pasture. I’ll pass through the vegetable patch and the orchard next to it, checking the health and conditions of the crops…

A guide to living seasonally and in harmony with the natural cycles of the Earth

A few years ago, we had an unseen hot and dry summer that somehow managed to directly shift into a wet yet mild winter. This upset me. What happened to autumn?

There’s no point in denying it: the concept of the four seasons as we know them is slowly vanishing

What I learned from Jorge Luis Borges, one of my all-time favorite writers.

I believe that one of the prime ways to be inspired is to read a lot. That’s why I like how Medium works. It feels somewhat like the YouTube of the written word. I can easily switch between topics, publications, ideas, and content of all sorts, lose track of time…

Micha van Amsterdam

Simple, sustainable lifestyle design, self-sufficiency and local, perennial culture.

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