Tag: sustainable living

Community Update, Environment, Food

Interview with The Compost Exchange

An interview with Ray Leard, Founder and Chief Composter Recently I had the opportunity to chat with Ray Leard, the founder and head composter of the Compost Exchange. The Compost Exchange is a local business that specializes in both residential and commercial composting. It was started by one guy – […]

About Simply Living, Climate, Ecology, Lifestyle, Sustainable Living, Transition, Uncategorized

How Living Simply Addresses the Root Causes of Climate Change

As a long time advocate for living simply I often hear people say “that’s good for you, Chuck, but it won’t be enough – we need to change the system.” They’re not exactly being dismissive, but perhaps damning with faint praise. I heartily agree that changing systems – lots of […]

Sustainable Living, Uncategorized

Happy World Environment Day!

Celebrate the 49th World Environment Day on June 5th! It’s often said that we have three homes: our bodies, our families (physical home) and our planet, Mother Earth. This upcoming Saturday, June 5th, we celebrate our third home, Earth, on World Environment Day. The first World Environment Day was celebrated […]

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5-8-2020 Weekly Community Update

SIMPLY LIVING NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE HEREMichael Malley wrote the lead article titled MINDFULNESS, MOURNING, EARTH CARE, AND THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. We’re all dealing with the pandemic and sheltering in place,  Mac Crawford continued that new reality in his article, TRANSITION IN A TIME OF COVID-19 . We spotlight several local business members in the new issue, including Green Haven […]

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4-17-2020 Weekly Community Update

FUNGI DAY! Watch Fantastic Fungi anytime before Tuesday, April 21st (stream is $4.99 Rent; $14.99 to download). Then participate in free special events with expert panels on Tues 4/21). Start with an educational forum at 1 pm, then at 4 pm, the topic is Shift in Consciousness; 6 pm Nature’s […]


Can Living Sustainably Actually Be Done?

Guest blog post by Kalie Fallon, an Intern for Defend Our Future Ohio. Katie is a student at OSU in the School of Environment and Natural Resources | Class of 2018.  Her focus is on Environmental Policy and Decision Making. We welcome her thoughts below reflecting on the challenge of living […]