Occupation: Writer, Poet, Teacher, Regenerative Explorer
Residence: Santa Marta, Colombia
Background: Chris Ponzi was once afraid of ants. Now he is an award-winning writer and poet whose work and life focus on healing and regenerating our connection to the earth.
He has adventured the world while shedding his suburban skin as he learned to feel the land again. A grateful student of both contemporary earth pioneers as well as indigenous peoples, he has been well nourished by science and spirit while contributing to biodiversity-based farms and projects, conservation and land regeneration initiatives, and alternative communities.
Chris holds an English Literature degree from UCLA, and is certified in Permaculture Design, Nature-Based Practices, and is a trained meditator-mindfulness practitioner. He is passionate about regenerating forests, rivers, and local food systems that reintegrate traditional knowledge, improve biodiversity, and nourish land and health.
Current Projects: A native tree nursery to help regenerate dying land; documenting the myths and uses of indigenous trees; rediscovering the sacred language of ecology.Connect with Chris at his website, www.ChrisPonzi.com.
At MOTHER EARTH NEWS for 50 years and counting, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).
You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.