Some ideas don't fade, they simply adapt to changing circumstances. So we found in the rolling hills outside of Sonoma, California, home of the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center on 80 acres of organic gardens, orchards and wild lands.
Remember that old song: "If you're not with the one you love, love the one you're with"? The words keep running through my mind as I listen to many of our friends who dream of someday owning traditional farms and farmland.
Some 500 visitors from as far as Australia and as near as neighboring Chalmita are learning to live together under the blue skies and bright stars of an itinerant ecovillage conceived more than a decade ago.
Over 80% of the glaciers in Glacier National Park have melted. The last 25 are expected to vanish from glacier-dom in the next ten years. Kaput. Over. No more glaciers in Glacier National Park within a decade.
Powers' book provides for an entrancing account of his time living in No Name Creek North Carolina after accepting an invitation from Dr. Jackie Benton to live in her cabin which has a 12 X 12 footprint and is completely off the grid.
Most Malawians think of foods, such as amaranth and African eggplant, as poor people foods grown by "bad" farmers. But these crops may hold the key for solving hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Malawi.
I'm interested in minimizing my impact while promoting social change. When I learned that the Marda Permaculture Farm had a system using donations to plant trees in Palestine, I decided to go that route.
Being an official Party in the COP15 meetings, I sat bewildered as all the agreements we were working on got sidelined by a document that a small group of 30 nations, led by the US president, inserted into the agenda.