Living in Balance: A Pueblo Woman Discusses Her Balanced Life Philosophy

Following the principles of permaculture, an artist creates a serene, self-sustaining oasis in the northern New Mexico desert.

Ceramist and permaculturist Roxanne Swentzell works in her studio adjacent to her adobe home, constantly in connection with her environment. “There’s a balance to the world you have to be careful not to disrupt,” she says. “How you walk through the world matters. When it feels right you know you are in balance.”