Sustainable Living

Throughout most of history, when a farmer bought seeds, they had the right to reproduce, save, and then sell them. They did not have to purchase seeds every year from a seed company. 

Until 1924, the U.S. Department of...

Omega: What do you mean by the phrase "ecological consciousness"?

Andrew: Ecological consciousness is the connection between human beings and the larger earth entity. We have a unique capacity in the human...

"The commons" is a phrase that generally refers to an asset that anyone can access and use without being stopped by someone else.

Jay Walljasper, author of All That We Share,...

Psychology Today defines resilience as “that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather...

Current Omega seasonal staffer Brandon Sickbert, along with Joe MacDonald, former production crew chief at Omega, have teamed up to design a ...

What is the sharing economy? Beth Buczynski, author of Sharing is Goodtold Omega she defines it as being about “access over ownership, and experience over possession.”...

1. Access to Safe, Nutritious Food
Urban agriculture is an important part of an ecologically sustainable and abundant food production system. According to the USDA,...

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