Visit the Poetic Earth Month art gallery and experience the details of botany on deep blue in these cyanotype prints from artist Julia Swyers.
The Awl-Encompassing Philosophy
The search for a tailor’s awl for an art project becomes a meditation on the intersection of the useful and the beautiful. Buying secondhand isn’t just good for the earth, it’s good for us too.
On Being a Daylily Broker in Pittsburgh
Says author Laura Lynn Brown, “Sometimes I think about quitting social media, but here’s a good reason to stay: Daylily brokering.”
Where the Wild Things Are
A walk to a small secret place becomes a chance to climb—literally and metaphorically.
When I Was a Child I Lived in the Woods
What happens when one woman decides to sit with the squirrels, in a year-long experiment posed by Merkel’s book on simplicity? It all starts in the woods.
It’s Not About What You Can’t Do—It’s About Love
One woman, millions of trees planted. How did Wangari Maathai do it? She inspired others.
A tender coming-of-age story about a beloved tree and its disappearance. A reminder that every child has worlds we don’t know about.