Viewing: Land

It Belongs to Everyone

By on March 12, 2016

We share so very much…but who does it really belong to?   The many efforts of groups around the world are converging for justice, peace, the end of poverty, the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, and the restoration of

Twelve Benefits of a Commons-Focused Approach – #Commons

By on March 12, 2016

Mhere are many benefits from re-looking at difficult, immovable situations from the ancient perspective of the Commons By Kevin Hansen Originally published June 2011; updated March 2016 During the process of filming the documentary The Commons, it has become clear that

Community By Design: Lawrence New Jersey Designs its Future

By on October 15, 2015

My friend and alter ego Pierre presents the great ‘Sustainable Lawrence’  community design event in 2006. The late Ralph Copleman was one of the leaders of the event.   The community used a ‘Future Search’ format that engaged many people:

Feeding the Community: Pennypack Farm as a #Commons sharing food

By on July 6, 2015

Susan Curry shares the CSA farm she helped start, Pennypack Farm near Ambler, Pennsylvania in the U.S. Susan shows us how healthy organic and local food are all within reach of communities, everywhere. One way to feed your community is