Current Extent and Future Capacity of Urban Gardening

In 2010, Forbes magazine predicted that by the year 2018, 20 percent of all food consumed in US cities would “come from rooftop and parking lot farms”. Where the team at “Forbes 2020” got this figure from, one can only speculate; while urban food activists can (and will) exaggerate the strength and reach of alternative […]

The New Wild West

Living in the public-land dominated Western US is an ongoing adventure, especially at the intersection of ranching, religion, public lands, the Constitution, and libertarian politics that has spawned the new range war. These range warriors are hanging onto a dying and unsustainable industry. Their recent dramatic and sometimes quite violent standoffs and occupations can be […]