Can we imagine a way of life that is more integrated and less isolating? Can we imagine an economy that is more resilient, less damaging to the natural systems on which we rely, and conducive to local autonomy?
Communities around the country and the world are asking these questions and experimenting with more cooperative and sustainable ways of doing things. I've come to stay and work on one such community, an ecovillage in southern Alaska, to learn what I can from their ongoing efforts.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Hairstylings by Buddy and Other Shnappety shnoops
Music circle at a local cafe
Diesel for winter and summer
Reduced by a head massage to a puddle on the kitchen floor
Grain drier for the Himalayan variety of barley which the community hopes to make its home-grown staple grain once the barn is completed.