The author of Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture, Shannon lives and works with her family on Sap Bush Hollow Farm in upstate New York.
The Other Side of Gainful Unemployment
by Shannon Hayesposted May 31, 2012
- The downsides of doing it all.
The Perks of Being Gainfully Unemployed
by Shannon Hayesposted May 18, 2012
- Is job security real security? Shannon Hayes makes the case for diversifying your income.
Radical Homemaking … In the South of France?
by Shannon Hayesposted Apr 18, 2012
- Shannon Hayes: Do radical homemaking and foreign travel mix?
When It Comes to Kids, Is Climate a Four-Letter Word?
by Shannon Hayesposted Feb 27, 2012
- When and how should we talk to kids about the dangers of climate change? One mother's take.
My Prices Are Not Too High: A Farmer Fires Back
by Shannon Hayesposted Jan 30, 2012
- Shannon Hayes: Why are my prices higher than those at the supermarket? Glad you asked.
Reclaiming Christmas, Radical Homemaker Style
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 21, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: Can you take on consumerism without being a Scrooge?
From the Farm to the Occupation
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 07, 2011
- Shannon Hayes on taking farm politics to Occupy Wall Street...and talking about the politics of Occupy in her farming community.
Farmers, Foodies, Radical Homemakers: Time to Occupy Wall Street
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 02, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: I’m usually content to live a life of protest, but the time has come to take my protest to the street.
Toilet Paper Preparedness vs. True Resilience
by Shannon Hayesposted Nov 02, 2011
- What I learned from the hurricane: Real emergency preparedness has more to do with community than canned goods.
Radical Homemakers vs. the Hurricane
by Shannon Hayesposted Aug 30, 2011
- Shannon Hayes reports from Schoharie County, New York, which was hard-hit by Hurricane Irene.
Saying Goodbye to the P.O.
by Shannon Hayesposted Aug 09, 2011
- Thousands of small-town post offices are on notice for closure. Radical homemaker Shannon Hayes on what that will mean for the communities who love them.
Can You Be a Radical Homemaker With an Unsupportive Partner?
by Shannon Hayesposted Jul 07, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: What happens when one member of a couple wants to live a new kind of life—but the other doesn't?
Renouncing, Reclaiming, Rebuilding: The 3 Steps of Radical Homemaking
by Shannon Hayesposted May 27, 2011
- Shannon Hayes on the process of replacing the “givens” of mainstream life with more resilient ways of living.
Radical Homemaking: It’s Not a Competition
by Shannon Hayesposted Apr 29, 2011
- When it comes to ecological living, there's always someone who's doing it better. So what?
Saying Goodbye: What Do We Teach Kids about Death?
by Shannon Hayesposted Mar 31, 2011
- Shannon Hayes: When we shelter ourselves and our kids from the realities of death, what else might we be sacrificing?