I've been reading Chasing Chiles: hot spots along the pepper trail and encountered the phrase "reconciliation ecology."
How have I missed this?
Surely this is the kind of ecology practiced by thoughtful gardeners and farmers of the diversified variety for a long time.
And, of course, I like the theological and ethical implications. Our Prayer Book Catechism says the call to all baptized people is to carry on Christ's reconciling work in the world. Surely this is not limited to reconciliation among human beings, but between humans and the rest of creation as well.
Here's a web site with some basic information and links: