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Creation Care in Action: Scott Sabin’s Tending to Eden

While many of us in the environmental community literally “rejoice” in the growth and prominence of the creation care within evangelical Christianity, I’d guess we’re still trying to figure this movement out. I think the same probably goes for more traditional evangelicals, who (at least in my experience) often question the adherence of these people […]

Dive Inside America’s Food Activism Scene

I love books like The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved. They stir me up and get me all fiery, and instill a lot of passion in my soul. Most of the book really just reinforces a lot of my current feelings (about food, in this case), but it’s great to be reminded of why I’m […]

December 24th

Goat Song: Rediscovering Food by Raising Goats

Recently, I was fortunate to stumble upon a copy of Goat Song in my local library, a book that not only beautifully articulates the wonders of raising dairy goats, but more importantly than that, draws attention to the importance of living simply and closer to nature, and developing crucial relationships with our land and food […]

December 21st

Book Review: Life, Money and Illusion

Life, Money and Illuision is not about the magical arts or wizardry, though it does demystify money and Wall Street’s greedy aspirations abetted by the global push for more growth and consumption (and jobs). Life, Money and Illuision: Living on Earth as if we want to stay (New Society, 2009) by Mike Nickerson is a […]

October 28th

Are You In ‘The Gort Cloud’? A Book Review

(click to expand) The Gort Cloud: The Invisible Force Powering Today’s Most Visible Green Brands by Richard Seireeni with Scott Fields 240 pp. Chelsea Green It is like what Van Jones called the “invisible network of networks.” Everyone who is in it (and some who stand outside it) know it is there, but they just […]

March 31st

Book Review: True Green Home by Kim McKay and Jenny Bonnin

Living a low-impact, eco-friendly life often boils down to simplicity and sheer common sense. Just follow the old proverb “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” and you will be a long way towards minimizing your impact on the environment. But sometimes consuming less and acting with a green heart still leaves much in the “gray area” of wastefulness […]

March 9th