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Degrees of Sustainability: From the Institution to the Individual

A digital version of Degrees of Sustainability: From the Institution to the Individual.
Originally printed by Artifact Uprising on FSC certified 100% recycled paper.
Find the book & more: @megancairnsphoto… 935 more words

Vermont Postcard

A few years ago, an enormous storm dumped gravel on local farmers’ fields and generally wrecked significant agricultural damage. Farmers around here are small, small-scale, no one ever gets adequate insurance compensation, and the storm hurt. 265 more words


Geography Community and Climate Change

Thesis Increased urbanization and mass migrations over the last century are key to understanding human factors in climate change; these are best understood by a careful reading of history and geography in your community. 152 more words


Museums & Sustainable Communities - Six Things Our Working Group Learned

Today’s Guest Post is by Catherine Dumouchel* and Douglas Worts**

As museum professionals today consider how to play a more meaningful role in our society’s cultural transformation it may be useful to review some of the past efforts undertaken within the field. 1,820 more words


promoting active transportation

The California Department of Education document Sustainable Communities and School Planning has a section on promoting active transportation.

Promoting Active Transportation: Safe routes to school promote active forms of transportation (e.g., walking and biking) with associated health benefits and reduced pollution and traffic near schools. 109 more words

Safe Routes To School

Food for thought: are agri-hoods a good substitute for golf communities, or just another fad?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

By now it’s no secret that association-governed communities planned around a golf course are not as appealing to home buyers as they were 20 years ago. 1,173 more words


How to start a CSA from scratch

On the road to opening our co-operative market and wellness center, we’ve decided to launch a CSA! What is a CSA?




…we could also call it Community Supported Health & Wellness, or Community Supported Community…because CSA’s really are all of that and then some! 110 more words