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Strengthening our connections.

When Crop Mobs Take Over When Crop Mobs Take Over
by Tina Chadwick
In Atlanta, city slickers have found a way to give back to the farms that feed them.
Building Community: An Economic Approach Building Community: An Economic Approach
by David Korten with David Brancaccio
David Korten: What economic transformation has to do with building stronger, happier communities.
Humanity, in Photos Humanity, in Photos
Photo Essay: A celebration of friendship, family, love, and laughter.
Can Small Group Organizing Save the Country? Can Small Group Organizing Save the Country?
by Sarah Byrnes
Without the support of others, we get drained, we burn out, we sit out elections, or we vote our fears. With it, we can make real change.
Becoming an Empathic Civilization Becoming an Empathic Civilization
Video: Economist Jeremy Rifkin believes we can do it, and now he’s got cartoons to show why.
Matchmaking for Vegetables Matchmaking for Vegetables
by Ari LeVaux
A new website lets gardeners find partners with whom to swap their excess produce.
Sharing the Harvest Sharing the Harvest
by Shannon Hayes
What to do when your apple trees don't produce? Start ringing doorbells, says radical homemaker Shannon Hayes.
Reaching for Resilience Reaching for Resilience
by Christa Hillstrom
10 ways that one rural ecovillage is building strong foundations for coming times.
A Day in the Life of a BerkShare A Day in the Life of a BerkShare
by Bill McKibben
Want to encourage the local economy? Try printing your own regional money.
The End of the Experiment The End of the Experiment
by Vicki Robin
So what did I learn from a month of hyperlocavore eating?
Support Groups for Hard Times Support Groups for Hard Times
by Chuck Collins
How can Transition Towns and Common Security Clubs help us navigate a changing economy and environment?
Reflections on the Transition Reflections on the Transition
by Pamela O’Malley Chang
Self-sufficiency, I realize, is a misnomer. What I am aiming for is local sufficiency, together with my neighbors.
Eat. Blog. Love. Eat. Blog. Love.
by Vicki Robin
How can you not love the one who feeds you? If you have the good fortune to know who that is, I mean.
Reclaim Your Streets: How to Create Safe and Social Pedestrian Plazas Reclaim Your Streets: How to Create Safe and Social Pedestrian Plazas
by Erika Kosina
6 steps for replacing cars with parks.
Happy Park(ing) Day Happy Park(ing) Day
One day a year, in cities throughout the country, parking spots take on a whole new meaning. Simply by paying the parking meter and rolling out some grass, residents claim these spaces as public parks.
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