Alan Chadwick and Joseline Stauffacher in Santa Cruz

Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Stephen Decater Remembers Alan Chadwick, Part 2


The second part of Stephen's interview with Greg Haynes in July, 2012. The spiritual work necessary as a prerequisite to entering the garden. Gratitude as the basis for all that we do. Alan Chadwick's response to arrogance and ingratitude and lack of respect for nature. Alan's fundamental message. Steve's history working with Alan in Santa Cruz, first as an apprentice and later as a staff member. The need for committment and how Steve made peace with that necessity. Steve leaves the university when Alan is displaced by the internal politics. The spiritual challenges that had to be confronted in order to maintain equanimity in the face of overwhelming work demands. How nature can lead the way to a healthy attitude toward life. Images of Live Power Community Farm. (16:55)




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