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ArticleNeed a Job? Create Your Own
Meet five entrepreneurs who said no to corporate jobs.
Located in Issues / New Livelihoods
ArticleCan You DIY?
Sweeten with honey, darn a sock, and refrigerate without electricity: Learn how to do what your grandparents knew
Located in Issues / A Resilient Community
ArticleHow to Be a Car-Free Family
Tired of paying car insurance, sitting in traffic jams, and guzzling too much gas? Advice for finally moving beyond the car.
Located in Happiness
Article text/texmacsHow to Save Bats in Your Own Backyard
Bats are mammals, shy creatures of the night, and fascinating to watch. They’re also endangered by loss of habitat, disease, and pesticide poisoning. You can help by providing protection.
Located in Issues / Making It Home
ArticleCommunity Land Trust Keeps Prices Affordable—For Now And Forever
Community Housing Trusts buy land and houses, not for profit, but to keep them affordable for low- and middle-income residents. Daniel Fireside looks at the success of Vermont's 25-year-old Champlain Housing Trust, which provides homes for 2,100 households.
Located in Issues / Purple America
ArticleHow to Get Carbon-Free in 10 Years
Meet the Joneses. They are your average U.S. energy consumer. And they decide to do their part. Watch how they go carbon neutral in a decade… and then try it yourself.
Located in Issues / Climate Solutions
ArticleHow to Get Involved in Food Policy Councils
Here are seven tips for local food citizens interested in organizing food policy councils.
Located in Issues / Food for Everyone
ArticleHow to Design a Neighborhood for Happiness
The way we design our communities plays a huge role in how we experience our lives.
Located in Happiness