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By Timothy Beatley / On January 8th, 2009

Much of my research and writing over the years has focused on telling stories-innovative efforts at moving cities and urban neighborhoods in the direction of sustainability, at finding ways to build economy, reconnect to place and environment, and at...

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By Ann Vileisis / On January 7th, 2009

Lately, I've enjoyed giving greater attention to what I eat and where it comes from. I've canned fresh local tuna, grown leafy greens and purple potatoes in my garden, baked fresh breads, learned the stories of my apples and berries, and generally taken...

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By Admin / On October 21st, 2008

We arrived in Roanoke for the ...

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By Paul Ehrlich / On October 8th, 2008

Here is the third step we should take to reach a sustainable society (click here for step one and...