VillageCreekPlaza

Coastal Cleanup Day 2017. Trash pickup + mural painting at the Village Creek Plaza Arroyo Grande, CA Continue reading

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Bringing it Home

Hemp-50000-Uses-and-Benefits-768x1024Hemp is a misunderstood plant with compelling benefits for healthy homes, food, farmers, job creation and our environment. Industrial hemp is non-psychoactive and grown in over thirty other nations but currently U.S. farmers are prohibited from this economic opportunity. BRINGING IT HOME’s filmmakers Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson animate hemp’s history and introduce us to business owners using industrial hemp for construction, textiles, nutrition, and body care products in the United States and around the globe. BRINGING IT HOME explores “Why aren’t we growing it here?” and the latest effort by advocates to legalize hemp farming in America. Learn more, support, sign up for news at bringingithomemovie.com
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Chumash Sanctuary Identity by Rootamental

Chumash Sanctuary Identity by Rootamental view: CHNMS portfolio

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Please go to our website and show your support: Chumash Sanctuary to create a better future with out Diablo. Continue reading

Better

The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. Away from the perspective of “MORE” towards a focus on “BETTER”story-of-stuff Continue reading

THE LEXICON OF SUSTAINABILITY

True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food

By considering all of the external expenses factored out of the cost of food, an economic principle called true cost accounting helps consumers understand the real cost of the food they buy.

The Great Forgetting

The Great Forgetting refers to the wealth of knowledge that our culture lost when we adopted our new civilized lifestyle. The knowledge that allowed indigenous cultures to survive, the knowledge that we had once also been tribal and the understanding that we were but one mere culture of thousands. All of this disappeared in a few short generations.earth culture

The Great Forgetting accounts for an enormous cultural collapse as once tribal people found themselves in a new and strange mass centralized society. New beliefs, new ways of life rushed into this cultural vaccuum to fill the void. But without being tested by natural selection over thousands of years this new culture was evolutionarily unstable. Continue reading

Grow~Eat

Know your Nourishment… check out eatSLO.net Eat SLO is a (Sustainable, Local, Organic) food network system with the crucial entities (growers, providers, and consumers) linked into a whole food eating web.  visualize health. GROW&EAT!