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Self-sufficiency, I realize, is a misnomer. What I am aiming for is local sufficiency, together with my neighbors.
YES! Magazine is taking the pledge: We will not refer to people as “illegals.”
Appalachian residents are serious about putting a stop to mountaintop removal coal mining—and building a more sustainable economy to take its place.
How can you not love the one who feeds you? If you have the good fortune to know who that is, I mean.
What can Christians do about the religious intolerance made visible during the last month?
A single meal shows the parts of my local food system—and how much I depend on them.
Video: The Interfaith Amigos' discussion on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary.
Big transportation projects can contribute to sprawl and increase automobile use—or, they can promote biking, walking, and use of transit. Seattle is working to take the latter path.
Sometimes, local eating means getting very creative.
We’re facing a very different world than the one we knew. Here’s what people are doing to prepare …
When we sacrifice good food to have lots of food, it's a double loss. Can we use this time of thinner wallets to examine the volume of food we run through our bodies?
Grace Boggs: We must begin the radical revolution of values that King called for, against the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism.
After 10 days of eating within 10 miles, I was ready to do just about anything for food made from grains.
Brought together by the events of 9/11, three friends from different faiths reflect on what it will take to reach the other side of hatred.
My eating experiment is making me think differently about food security around the world.
Interested in what Muslim sacred texts actually say? Here's a short selection of quotes recommend by Jamal Rahman.
How to further tolerance and healing on this September 11th, an especially important time to speak up.
Shannon Hayes used movies to give her daughters—and herself—an occasional break. Then they began to take over.
Eating within a 10-mile radius of my house makes me really miss certain foods, but there's a lot about normal eating habits I don't miss.