Category Archives: Sustainability

The Art of Being Human

The Art of Being Human is a 2-3 day workshop that explores what it means to be a human being living to our full potential. We delve deeply into both individual and collective potential, as well as branching into what … Continue reading

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The Gift Economy

Over the years of working exclusively on a gift economy, a lot of questions have come our way. Folks aren’t quite sure of what it means or just what’s expected of them in terms of “completing the circle” after taking … Continue reading

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Answering Derrick Jensen: Lines In the Sand

  Lines In the Sand: Crossing the Divide Between the Personal and the Political. by Teryani Riggs We humans are fond of lines in the sand. In the environmental movement, we draw lines between the local and the global, the … Continue reading

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Beyond Copernicus

Beyond Copernicus I believe that community–in the fullest sense: a place and all its creatures–is the smallest unit of health and that to speak of the health of an isolated individual is a contradiction in terms. –Wendell Berry In 1953 … Continue reading

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