Many of you are personal friends
and there is a soft warm loving place in my heart for you.
I would like to send my love to all of you.
Those of you I haven't met
as well as my dear friends.
I ask the trees to bless each of you
for all your efforts on behalf
of the Earth & all its inhabitants.
Michael Pilarski is a farmer, educator and author who has devoted his life to studying and teaching how people can live sustainably on this Earth. He has extensive experience in organic farming, seed collecting, wildcrafting medicinal herbs, plant propagation, horticulture, teaching, and international networking. Michael has personally worked with over 1,000 species of plants. He founded Friends of the Trees Society in 1978 and has authored many books on forestry, agriculture, agroforestry and ethnobotany. Michael has been involved in the permaculture movement since 1981 as a writer, teacher and networker. He has taught over 20 full Permaculture Design Courses in the USA and abroad.