Folks don’t necessarily associate crafting with activism, but like my pal Kelly Rand, I’m a firm believer that crafters can help save the world. Craft is more than just making things by hand. When you start habitually making things, it changes your perspective.
It’s still crazy hectic over here, but I wanted to take a minute to talk about Blog Action Day! This is an annual event where folks across the Internet pull together to raise awareness about a particular issue. This year’s topic is water, and I think the organizers couldn’t have picked something more timely.
I have to admit that I have a little bit of a crafty crush on Tracy Perkins of Strawberry Hedgehog. I’ve even written about her here before. She makes absolutely amazing vegan bath and beauty products, and she’s a vegan activist to boot! This summer, she pulled together a series of [...]
The blogathon is raising funds for residential learning opportunities at Dancing Rabbit in organic gardening, natural green building, and wind and solar renewable [...]
Julia “Butterfly” Hill lived in a tree named Luna for over 700 days. She saved that tree and acres of surrounding forest from being clear-cut. She’s an amazing woman. I really dug this lecture from her that No Impact Man posted last week:
I think she’s so right. Focusing on what we’re against [...]