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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 Agriculture “not...

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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...

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"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...

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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...

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

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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.”...

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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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The impulse that often draws people toward activism is a profound feeling of "No!" This can manifest as an inability to stay silent about a variety of environmental issues, including pollution of the air we breathe and the water we drink, the...