Parts of a Whole: Building a Nature Mandala

Posted April 1, 2017

It’s difficult to see in practice, how our individual voice makes up one part of a beautiful whole. The nature mandala workshop helps us experience this…

The Earth Flag

Posted February 22, 2016

While at once a symbol of pride, the national flag can become a tool of supremacy and separation from our kin. Could we unite instead, behind an “Earth” flag?

What Would Happen if We all Grew Food?

A Fall sunset in California's Central Valley (photo: P.M. Lydon, Final Straw)

Posted May 13, 2015

How many people could all the empty yards in a suburban block feed if they were put to use growing food?

A Korean Harvest Festival in California

Posted September 21, 2014

Our visit to California starts, with celebratory drumming…