The first intern of the year – Jorden Leighton

I know what kind of interview I’m going to have with Jorden when I ask him what kind of previous skills he brings to the programme and look up to find him with his eyelids flipped inside out, wiggling his ears. Lucky I looked up when I did, he says, cause he can...

We’ll Miss You Erika!

Today we are saying bu-bye to a woman who is going to take herself amazing places. Her name is “Erika-with-a-k” Schade and she came here to apply for an intern position on the Social Finance Team in December. Somehow though, she found herself in an...

Moratorium on Genetically Modified Alfalfa

Today I received a couple of encouraging emails in my inbox, and I thought that I would share: First of all, earlier this week I wrote an email to Dr. Huber who did the research pointing to a connection between Roundup and animal miscarriages. I went out on a limb...

Stepping up to Zero-waste

Even before moving to the Ecovillage, the intention of zero waste was always at the forefront of our purchasing decisions. A far cry from No Impact Man, my husband and I decided to do our part by monitoring and then intentionally shrinking down the amount of waste...