Listen up, locavores: Many of us live by the same ecologically sound principles as you, not so we can "live intentionally," but because we're broke.
Our farm provides more than nutrition. We also have the land to thank for the toasty living room I now enjoy.
Farming attracts tinkerers, makers, and make-doers -- and now some have begun open-sourcing their inventions on a new blog.
Think ZipCar minus the communal cars, and you've got RelayRides. You can rent out your vehicle for an hour or find a ride nearby if you're carless.
Umbra sparks discussion of her Book Club pick "Freedom" with video of author Jonathan Franzen talking about how to get people to care about the environment.
Deciding to be childfree doesn't have to mean forgoing the joys of parenting. Co-parenting has a lot to offer for the childfree, parents, and kids.
Overpopulation is a big theme in Umbra's latest Book Club selection, Freedom. We've got exclusive Grist video of author Jonathan Franzen talking about the issue. Why isn't everyone else talking about it? Do you worry …
'Tis the season of giving, which is why Umbra is looking forward to chatting with Annie Leonard, the mastermind behind the Story of Stuff project.
Watch the movie trailer for "Revenge of the Electric Car," the sequel to 2006's "Who Killed the Electric Car?" from filmmaker Chris Paine.