Learning that Kiva has expanded to the US, especially as far as my home city of Columbus, Ohio was a bit of a shock. Lily Vail explained it all.
I met Harley when he interned at our office. I knew he was a relative of my parents’ friends for college but had no idea of his story, or his social mission to help ex-offenders get back on their feet.
If organic farming is like going to a yoga class instead of watching football on TV, permaculture is climbing to the top of the Himalayas to meditate with an enlightened monk.
One of the first observations when traveling through the Moroccan countryside is the lack of billboards and advertisements. A US highway has so many signs, billboards and noise constantly grabbing for your attention that you almost don’t notice it. Outside of the Marrakesh, many of the accommodations are adequate and yet simple — without much of the […]