What my neighbors and I learned when we sat down to figure out what food resources we have at hand, and how to fill the gaps.
We've been measuring happiness in all the wrong ways. What's the pathway to true quality of life?
Lessons of dedication, solidarity, love, and recovery, five years after Katrina.
Local investors for local businesses—how businesses are turning to their neighbors for funding.
What do you do when you want to start sharing resources, but your community’s not into it?
April Dávila wondered what it would take to cut the GMO giant out of her family’s life. She found that it was far more entrenched than she’d ever realized.
As marketers learn to fake climate-friendly food, how do we spot the real thing? Anna Lappé says it's a question of values.
The financial juggling that helped cause the 2008 crisis may be coming back to haunt banks—and help homeowners.
Live radically, and you’ll inevitably face the judgment of others. For Shannon Hayes, loving unconditionally is the antidote.
Photo Essay: Los Angelenos tell stories of living car-free in the city.
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The inner work we need requires every bit of the cooperation, imagination, discipline, and hope present in that first step onto the moon.
Self-sufficiency does not happen in a day, a week, or even a year. It takes time and effort.
Sharing knowledge with the community, Fallen Fruit provides maps for locals to make use of public fruit trees.
Rebecca Solnit's latest book explores communities that rise to the challenge of disaster.