Building the Economy with Recycling

When we talk about the green economy, it does not mean we are speaking of something that is good vs. something bad. Instead, we speak about an economy where we use and reuse all resources as if they were our…

Urban Farming Is Catching On Fast

San Francisco is getting smart and ahead of the urban farming game.  The city recently passed a law allowing people to sell the produce they grow in their own yard.  Urban farming has been accelerating and under the radar for…

Are We Running Out of Natural Capital?

This is not a trick question but an honest ask.  We are dependent upon nature.  We can not live if the earth that hosts us is being expended, used up, exhausted. This weekend in the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof…

Recognizing the Changes We Need to Make

Whether we like it or not the world continually changes.  It is never standing still and we continually have to learn to adjust.   Our planet is an island and we have reached, or maybe even over reached, its limits. …

The Necessity of Buying Local

A sustainable local economy is all about keeping local business going and local people employed. This in turn drives the tax base and helps the community at large be a lot happier. Yet, most people will go to the big…