It was the early 1970s in the desert of Taos New Mexico, where a young architect began a lifelong journey into the world of eco-construction. Freshly graduated from the University of Cincinnati, Michael Reynolds, started developing a system of building, using recycled and reclaimed materials that aimed to address the growing environmental and affordable housing.
Resilience, Self-Sufficiency, Economic Independence & Cultural Revival on the Pine Ridge Reservation
The prairie lands of Pine Ridge Reservation, home to the Oglala Sioux in South Dakota, are storied with resistance and resilience to colonialism, both past and present.
“Right now there’s too much carbon in our atmosphere. But carbon is not the enemy, it’s the building block of life. Everything alive is made of carbon, it’s us. The problem and the solution are a simple matter of balance.” – Pashon Murray of Detroit Dirt
Growing up with the lush landscapes of Maui as his backyard, Hank Gaskell has always had a deep appreciation for growing his own food. For Hank, it’s a way of life carried with him wherever his passions beckon.
Evan Marks is a creative force whose passion lies in connecting people to nature through the edible landscapes he co-creates.
Composting is a practical act of transformation and creation. It is both art and science. And for some, like me, it is a duty and a means of showing gratitude. Strip away all the talk about waste and landfills and climate change, and composting is still a service to the Earth.
Founded in 1995, the Austin-based SIMS Foundation is the first musician-geared support service in the city, offering mental health and substance-abuse recovery aid to musicians, music industry professionals and their families.
SprATX, a creative agency in Austin, Texas, has been connecting artists throughout the world—such as streets artists and muralists—with opportunities for growth and financial support.
Our frineds over at Playing for Change Just launched there new video Seeds Of Freedom,” by Manu Chao and our sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith.
This September and October, Guayaki Yerba Mate presents “Come To Life Colorado” featuring gatherings, action days, and partnership events with nonprofits to bring awareness to the importance of regenerating communities.
North America is entering an era of cheap, low impact energy production through the creation of wind and solar farms, tidal energy facilities and geothermal power plants. Every month, the cost to produce these renewable energies falls.