" Philosophy is the product of wonder."
- Alfred North Whitehead

"Knowledge changes as memory changes.We think we remember something, but that memory is a plant, it grows and it changes and it blossoms, and fruits, and every thing does, and we are pretending that we live and can put anything in a cage and catch it, and keep it." -Alan Chadwick

Alan Chadick is the legendary garden sage at UC Santa Cruz who planted the seedbed for California's organic movement. Today, Alan's  gardens have blossomed into UCSC’s Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, an organization that continues to have seminal influence in the study of sustainable and regenerative agriculture.