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
Living Energy Farm embodies the promise of renewable energy used cooperatively.
The author recounts his personal history with the “mentally ill”—social misfits who can show us the way to a better world, if they are allowed to make the journey.
Revolutionary Communitarianism? (Issue # 143)
The author’s activist friends in rural Virginia turn out to have above American average per capita energy use. Intentional communities, with shockingly lower energy footprints, are the sleeping giant of the conservation movement.