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Craft Distilling

Craft Distilling

Making Liquor Legally at Home

Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process …

related subjects: Food & Gardening
Creating a Life Together

Creating a Life Together

Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities

by Diana Leafe Christian
foreword by Patch Adams

An intentional community is a group of people who have chosen to live or work together in pursuit of a common ideal or vision. An ecovillage is a village-scale intentional community that intends to create, ecological, social, economic, and spiritual …

related subjects: Conscious Community
Creating Cohousing

Creating Cohousing

Building Sustainable Communities

A man's home is his castle. But demographic and economic changes haveturned our castles into islands. How can we regain the elements of the traditional village – family, cooperation, community and a sense of belonging – within the context of …

related subjects: Conscious Community
Creating Wealth

Creating Wealth

Growing Local Economies with Local Currencies

Communities everywhere are challenged by issues such as health, elder and child care, housing, education, food security and the environment. On the surface, these problems appear to be rooted in economic crisis—forexample budget cuts have …

related subjects: New Economies
Crossing the Rubicon

Crossing the Rubicon

The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil

The attacks of September 11, 2001 were accomplished through an amazing orchestration of logistics and personnel. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspects - finding some of them in the highest echelons of American government - by …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Culture Gap

Culture Gap

Towards a New World in the Yalakom Valley

The time is the early 1980s. Judith Plant and her new partner, Kip, are ready for a change. Inspired by the charismatic Fred Brown, their communications professor at Simon Fraser University, they join a commune in a remote valley near the Yalakom …

related subjects: Conscious Community