"It was a different kind of diet. I didn't count calories. I didn't count carbs. I just took 12,500 miles of food off my plate."
I am a Muckleshoot Indian, but little of what I used to eat bore much connection with the landscape I lived in, which had fed my ancestors for many generations. When I discovered nettle tea, it was as if I were remembering what it was like to feel well.
Books should light up our lives—especially during the dark days of winter. Here are a few to pass along.
We spend less time in the kitchen than ever. But here's why Michael Pollan says cooking could be an important solution to our public health crisis.
What might history teach us about living more simple, less consumerist lifestyles?
The best measure of the value of a thing may be this: “How many ways can I use this? How many other things will I not have to buy?”
Glamorized consumer culture has serious side effects—and to help people in remote Indian villages understand this, one filmmaker brought them to the West. Here’s what they thought of the dark side of Western lifestyles.
From sharing to repairing, the inspiration you need to lighten your load.
For a more sustainable start to the school year, just follow the Seattle-based rapper to that thrift store down the road.
Country people have a reputation for viewing outsiders with skepticism. But it turns out they have good reasons for doing that.
When we share our yards, sidewalks, and other common spaces, we find a greater sense of belonging and connection to those around us.