The plant world yields imagery of tending, nurturing, slow evolutionary change, harmony with the seasons. Political implications are derived from a sense of organic unity rather than disjunction; harvest rather than violence; living in harmony rather than having domain over.

– "Epilogue" to The Sexual Politics of Meat

The photograph is by cja, taken on St. Ninian's Isle, Shetland, Scotland. The watercolors reproduced on this website are from the artist sketchbooks of Agnes Petersen, and copyright (c) 2015 by Marcia Petersen. Used by permission.