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Omega: How do you see the place of women within the permaculture movement today?

Lisa: Currently we see a lot of women active in the permaculture movement. That said, not a lot of women are seen as being...

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) may be getting ready to shift its dietary guidelines.

The USDA updates the guidelines every five years. In preparation for issuing new guidelines later in 2015, the Dietary Guidelines...

“As time elapses, and the resources from which our forests have been supplied fail,
we shall of necessity be more and more convinced of the significance of the seed.”
—Henry David Thoreau...

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How do you want your money to touch the world? Donna Morton and Ethan Roland Solaviev, each with decades of experience in social...

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An “organic” label tells us that our food does not contain harmful chemicals. But it doesn’t guarantee that our food contains the...

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There are so many misconceptions about home canning and preserving these days. It’s hard. It’s expensive. It requires a ton of...

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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...

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People have been using natural substances to color their textiles for thousands of years. From the deepest blues to the richest...


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, ...

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