Author: Alexis Zeigler
Born on a largely self-sufficient farm in rural Georgia, Alexis Zeigler is a self-taught activist, builder, mechanic, writer, and orchardist. He has organized numerous successful campaigns focusing on political, environmental, and economic localization issues. He is currently working to build Living Energy Farm (livingenergyfarm.org), a zero-fossil-fuel farm that will be economically self-sufficient. He recently released a book entitled Integrated Activism (North Atlantic Books).
Articles by Alexis Zeigler include:
- Revolutionary Communitarianism? (Issue # 143)
- Gifted, Mad, and Out of Control (Issue # 150)
- Community Makes Renewable Energy Work (Issue # 161)
Empowered, sustainable communities are the antidote to isolation. And they are the pivotal technology that makes renewable energy, essential for reversing climate change, actually renewable.
A fossil-fuel-free community empowers its members to dramatically reduce their dependence on the corporate economy.
Living Energy Farm embodies the promise of renewable energy used cooperatively.