What would you tell your nineteen-year-old self?… Read More your nineteen-year-old self
in a time of pandemic and social isolation, we need the mountains–and what they represent–more than ever.… Read More why the mountains matter as much as ever: reflections on backyard summits and Scottish hills
Today, I’m sharing a perspective on zero waste, rural living, and sustainability from Daiton Tietz, an Iowa-raised farm girl who loves the middle of nowhere. … Read More A Perspective on Sustainability from a Farmhouse in Minnesota // guest post by Daiton Tietz
Is it about the foreground, the background, or the ground? Where does our word “landscape” come from? And what’s the deal with plastic mulch, guys?… Read More what the hell even is landscape, anyway?
Birds are a gateway into the everyday lives of ecosystems. Join me as I talk with Robert Rear about conservation, photography, and gatherings of eagles.… Read More chasing birds: thoughts on conservation, photography, and the lives of eagles with Robert Rear
Have you noticed how empowerment is in everything these days? Leggings ads on Instagram? Blog posts on dentists’ websites about teeth whitening treatments? Popular feminism? Fitness advertisements? Meditation apps? Empowerment is in everything these days. Empowerment is a nice, fuzzy word that makes us feel good inside. Empowerment. Empowered. Changing the world. Meditating for twenty… Read More disembowelling empowerment
Let’s take a look at some of the biggest industries and money-making labels around: the diet industry, organic and fair trade labels, sustainability, the fitness industry, and the wellness industry.… Read More consumer blame: when corporations hide their responsibility