Tibet House US Conversations : Lavinia Currier – Ep. 240
In this extended conversation Robert A.F. Thurman and Lavinia Currier discuss the history of environmental awareness in light of the Covid-19 global pandemic.
Recounting childhood stories from the first Earth Day, film maker and life long environmentalist Lavinia Currier shares insights from her experience as an mother, organic farmer, creative producer and protector of pristine beaches in Hawaii and of the three great forests of the world.
Episode includes: A short history of environmental activism in America, an introduction to simple, cruelty free methods of pest control, an examination of the relationship between food deserts, economic inequality and the rise of community gardens, gardening, farm markets, and CSAs (crop share associations).
Episode concludes with a Buddhist perspective on facing depression online by Professor Thurman highlighting the potential silver lining of the Covid-19 pandemic and economic pause occurring during quarantine,
This podcast is apart of the Tibet House US Menla Online Conversations series of dialogues between Bob Thurman & the leading hearts, minds & personalities bringing the ancient wisdom of Buddhism and Tibet into the modern mindful and compassionate revolution.
The Tibet House US Menla Online (THUSMO) Conversations are produced through the generous support of its membership community and are a part of the digital member archive made available as a part of becoming a monthly supporter.
Tibet House US Menla Onlie Conversations : Lavinia Currier – Ep. 240 of the Bob Thurman Podcast Image via Pu’u O Hoku Ranch and was recorded via Zoom April 2020.
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The songs “Trance Tibet” & ‘Dancing Ling’ by Tenzin Choegyal from the album ‘Heart Sutra‘ (2004) by Ethno Super Lounge are used on the Bob Thurman Podcast with artist’s permission, all rights reserved.