There's a lot going on in the world today and it's easy to get overwhelmed. We've gathered some stories we think you'll like along with some tips you can use to make a difference in your own life and the world around you. In this issue of The Graze, read a story of hope in the face of climate change, learn how you can switch up your lawn, take a firmer grasp on the question "How does my food affect the planet?" and more.
Stories From Around the World
To Combat Climate Change, It's Going to Take an (Eco)Village
In one of Tanzania's driest districts, farmers are working together to fight climate change and leave the Earth better than they found it. Husband and wife Socha Sosoma and Stella John were almost forced to flee their home because of terrible drought. Instead, they joined Heifer's Igunga Eco-Village Project and learned how to tackle climate change head-on.
Our Arya Stark-Style Kill List
Hope and optimism are all well and good, but sometimes vengeance and righteous anger are the fuels we need to get a job done. Let's take a cue from the savior of Westeros, Arya Stark, and make a list of things that we're passionate about wiping off the face of the Earth. At the top of our list? Hunger.
Are you the lawn-mowing type? If you’re like me and dread your summer sessions with the weed eater, it may be time to consider one of these fragrant, eco-friendly alternatives.
Where are my apartment-dwellers? You can get growing without an outdoor space of your own. Here’s how.
The fact that what we eat affects the Earth is an undeniable fact. Veganism is often touted as the solution. But what if it’s not?
If you read one article on what you can do to combat climate change via your diet, let it be this one. The New York Times is here with digestible and answers to the big questions about your food and how it affects the Earth. It’s honest. It’s blunt. But not hopeless.
Melinda Gates breaks down why tackling the world's big issues starts with focusing on women.