Participating in clean, local community food initiatives is increasingly recognized not only as an intelligent response to reality, but also as a key civic duty. A new study from the University of Iowa underscores this truth.
A circle of tiny homes in Portland, Oregon, give new meaning to the idea of “bedroom community.”
In Effingham County, Georgia, Michael Maddox hopes to turn his family farm into a model of sustainability, in keeping with his “Think Globally, Act Locally” philosophy.
This Eugene, Oregon, neighborhood provides a hopeful example of “food not lawns” in action.
Neighbors in Seattle decided what kind of community they wanted, then set about creating it. Phinney Center is the hub of that community.
Based on the work of Imago, a grassroots environmental education nonprofit, Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage is transforming one of Cincinnati’s oldest districts into a sustainable neighborhood.
Thirty years ago, neighbors in Davis, California, tore down fences between their houses to create a cohousing community that is a model for how effective — and fun — sustainability can be.
This intentional community in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, provides all the benefits of country living in a sustainable neighborhood that embodies the do-it-ourselves lifestyle.