The good life doesn't have to cost the planet.
Organic Produce Goes to School
by Rebecca Clarrenposted Oct 04, 2005
- Farmers are struggling to stay on the land. Meanwhile, obesity is epidemic among U.S. children. A movement is creating a solution to both problems by linking schools to sources of local organic produce. The kids don’t seem to miss the deep fryers.
Book Review: Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War by Samuel S. Epstein
by Judy Bradyposted Sep 26, 2005
- Epstein's follow-on book to
Book Review: Carfree Cities by J.H. Crawford
by Guy Daunceyposted Sep 12, 2005
- Guy Dauncey reviews a book that praises the details in life that become noticable when people walk through their communities instead of driving.
At the Mercy of Strangers
by Wendy Lustbaderposted Aug 29, 2005
- What would you ask of the people who will care for you when you are unable to care for yourself?
Can Elders Save the World
by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomiposted Aug 29, 2005
- This is no time to be wasting the talents and wisdom of elders.
7 Ways to Keep Your Marbles
by Jeanette Franksposted Aug 19, 2005
- Tactics to live a long healthy life.
Where Will I Live When I Get Older?
by Carolyn McConnellposted Aug 15, 2005
- Green House Project replaces nursing homes.
Of, By and For Seniors: Japanese Seniors Co-operatives
by Robert Marshallposted Aug 15, 2005
- Japanese families are getting smaller while the ranks of the aged are growing. A co-operative has stepped into this vacuum, connecting thousands of elders who have something to give and something to receive.
Parenting: The Sequel
by Steve and Rita Old Coyote, Dee Axelrodposted Aug 15, 2005
- These grandparents bring savvy and compassion to the task of raising another generation
What Is Old Age For?
by William Thomasposted Aug 05, 2005
- It turns out there is a reason humans live decades after our reproductive years end, a reason obscured by reference to "the golden years" and endless products designed to keep us young. The truth is we need our elders to be elders.
Toxins to Be Pulled from Cosmetics
by Stacy Malkanposted Jul 26, 2005
- Three top cosmetics firms announce they are removing toxic chemicals from their products.
Art in the Village
by Abby Scherposted May 25, 2005
- From abandoned to beautiful: Lily Yeh partnered with the youth of North Philadelphia to transform a neighborhood.
by Christopher Gutsche, Kathleen Smithposted May 24, 2005
- Campus housing goes green at Berea College.
Extreme Makeover: Neighborhood Edition
by David Wannposted May 09, 2005
Five Ways to a Great Place
by Kathy Maddenposted May 09, 2005
- Project for Public Spaces works to create places that attract people. What makes these places work?