Sustainability

There are so many misconceptions about home canning and preserving these days. It’s hard. It’s expensive. It requires a ton of sugar. You need a lot of specialized equipment. But the truth is, there’s nothing more...

Drawing on the wisdom of ecological systems and indigenous knowledge, permaculture offers us a vision, design approach, and tools to create a world of health and abundance. Increased inclusion and support of leadership and perspective from women...

People have been using natural substances to color their textiles for thousands of years. From the deepest blues to the richest reds, endless shades can be achieved from plants, insects, roots, minerals, bark, fungus,...


Enjoy select presentations from the Omega Center for Sustainable Living conference Where We Go From Here: Building the Collaborative Commons.

From its beginnings as Water of Life, to Design by Nature, ...

The natural world is constantly changing, interchanging, and flowing. All living systems, whether a human body, a tree, a watershed, an ecosystem, or an economy, share patterns of exchange. By learning to read and...

Looking for a better way to treat yourself and the planet? Whether you are interested in a zero-waste lifestyle, want to avoid the chemicals found in many products, or simply like making things yourself, you can learn...

The solutions to our economic and environmental problems may seem complex or out of reach. But our food, fuel, and fiber needs can be met in synergistic ways that strengthen community economies.

During...

While a poor understanding of forest ecology and unsound management practices can adversely affect the long-term well-being of forests, healthy forests can be sustainably managed while growing a wide range of food,...

Is there anything more important to health and survival than what you eat? In a world plagued by social ills, disease, and hunger, we all can play a role in transforming our lives and communities toward greater health and abundance with fresh,...

Omega: You have been instrumental in The Oberlin Project, which envisions a form of "full-spectrum sustainability" in the city of Oberlin, Ohio, where you are...

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