This piece depicts the role of community gardens in providing food, greenspace, community, and stronger localities.
Over the past month perhaps you’ve seen my Kickstarter campaign to fund the poster art show called 31 Days of Urban Agriculture. During the time I’ve been on the fundraising mission I’ve continued to do the art for the show and, behind the scenes, to continue researching the issue and writing the essays that […]
Linoleum block print by Lindsay Curren depicting Mark Risdill Smith’s vertical garden.
This morning I’m participating in my first hOUR Economy time bank exchange. I’m giddy with excitement about it, feeling like I’ve taken another giant leap away from the industrial economy. Not only that, I feel I’m taking a giant leap into the new economy that’s developing all around us. These are exciting times. Time is […]
It’s a tough act to achieve or even to attempt but, following the success of the documentary film No Impact Man, YES! Magazine has launched a No Impact Week, which is happening now. If I was a better blogger, I would’ve let you know about it before it started so you could gear up for […]
Eating plants isn’t just ‘veganistically’ hip these days – countless studies have determined that things that grow in the ground really do wonders once they’re inside our body. Among their many virtues, veggies bestow the habitual muncher with enhanced longevity and immunity, super-fly cholesterol levels and positively radiant skin… plus when prepared with a little […]