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A two-century fight for the small, the local and the beautiful

Twentieth-century America witnessed the blossoming of Agrarianism as an intellectual and cultural movement.

Walking is Going Places

Humans’ most common pastime--forsaken for decades as too slow and too much effort-- is now recognized as a health breakthrough, an economic catalyst and a route to happiness.

Gatekeeping

How do communities set the boundaries that define and protect their shared space?

"We crackle to life in nature"

I don’t think we’re so powerful that we could wipe out nature, but I think we’re powerful enough to wipe ourselves out.

Ferguson Falls Apart

What happened in Ferguson could happen where you live, for while race and poverty are important, this tragedy seems to have fed off more pervasive flaws in the culture.

Keeping Your Cool in a World on Fire

All over the world, there are waves of distress, anxiety, and depression, which are based on circumstance and not merely on brain chemistry gone awry... What are more useful perspectives to get through the night here at the possible end of days?

Now we're cooking...with sunshine!

We offered our solar cooking workshop last weekend to an enthusiastic “crowd” of 17. That’s the biggest group a Pogue’s Run Grocer class has ever attracted, so we were pleased.

As the bees go, so goes the world?

It is as simple as this - when the bees lose, we lose, and that is the road we are going down.

Dying Wisdom  

Though death is an inevitable part of life, do we really act as if we know we’re going to die?

Stop Growing or Meet the Four Horsemen?

Americans are now receiving unsubtle messages from the universe that perhaps we have reached our limits, and it is time to stop trying to grow the economy.

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