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Deep Nutrition — Eating the Way We Used to Eat (321)

“Nature knows Best,” says Cate Shanahan, M.D. “Just eat the way people used to eat….” For their book Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food, she and her partner Luke researched early American cookbooks and worldwide cultures with intact cuisines. They came up … [More]

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Savoring the Peak Moments of Our Lives

I was recently interviewed by Carolyn Baker for her "New Lifeboat Hour" podcast, to which she gave the delicious title above (thank you Carolyn!!) Carolyn is the author of numerous books, including Navigating the Coming Collapse, and Dark Gold: The Human Shadow and the … [More...]

Bill Kauth and Zoe Alowan generously hosted us and our mobile studio in their driveway

A “New Tribe Training” Transforms Our Lives

What would it be like to be part of a group of deep friends who live nearby — people committed to being there for one another come what may, building intimacy and trust over the years? Having a community of friends who live in their own homes but are committed to staying in … [More...]

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Food, Community and Our Place on Earth (320)

If the trucks stopped rolling, how long could locally-produced food sustain your community? A farmer friend of Whidbey Islander (WA) Vicki Robin calculated “Two weeks in August [peak harvest … [More]

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Imagine If — ‘The Great Turning’ meets ‘Community Rights’ (319)

Community rights educator Paul Cienfuegos reads his inspiring short declaration inspired by Joanna Macy’s notion of “The Great Turning,” a total change in how we govern ourselves. Paul writes, “The … [More]

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Ecovillages — A Leading Edge for Sustainability (318)

What might ecovillages show us about living sustainably? Political science professor Karen Litfin visited fourteen ecovillages in both developing and developed countries. The author of Ecovillages: … [More]

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EagleYew House — Efficient Technology With an Artist’s Aesthetic (317)

Artist Ezio Cusi’s house is a work of art —and also built smart. The cob house with timber-framed upper stories is made with mostly local natural materials. For the cold winters, it has an annualized … [More]