"Be Here Now"

I am from a generation that did not have to plant crops and feed animals. I went to school. An introvert, I was able to indulge my desire to study, to contemplate, to meditate, to write, to listen to nature without the pressure of extracting a harvest. Yet, just like my father, I express my inner life and values through my work...
 

 
Françoise Ducroz wserved as guest editor for the Summer 2008 issue of Itineraries.

Summer 2008 Issue

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What I learned in an ecovillage
...and why it is important
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Returning to the scale the village offers (and what is a neighborhood other than the urban adaptation of the village which is a traditional model the world over?) makes other choices easier. One can live a simpler life (less stuff, less debt, less waste), minimize your ecological impact, and maximize human well-being...

 
Françoise Ducroz works internationally in the fields of environmental sustainability and personal development.

Spring 2008 Issue

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