42 Ways to Not Make Trash

Taking what he learned from his experiment, No Impact Man Colin Beavan offers 42 tips to move toward a zero-waste lifestyle.

Time to Grow Our Souls

Grace Lee Boggs on what it will take to make the protests in Wisconsin and elsewhere truly transformative.

My Antidote to Overwhelm

Shannon Hayes: People ask me, “How do you do it all?” The answer is, I don’t … and there’s a good reason for that.

YES! But How? Propagating Plants

I’d like to start a garden, but buying plants can be expensive. I’ve read of propagating cuttings using rooting ­hormones. Is there a natural way to propagate?

Homemade Prosperity

Caught in the consumer trap? Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes discovered that producing what she needs at home lets her live on a fraction of what she thought she needed.

Bees for My Backyard

Pam’s next step for personal resilience: bringing a wild beehive home.

Reaching for Resilience

10 ways that one rural ecovillage is building strong foundations for coming times.

Visual Learning: Cone in the Cob

With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not). In this case it's all about simplicity.

Skill Up, Party Down

Transition Towns plan a gentle descent from oil dependence—and have a blast in the process.