What We’re Reading: Ancient Crops, Caribbean Regreening and More
See what caught our attention this week, from hardy grains in Scotland to reforestation in the Dominican Republic.
On ‘Alternative Walking Tours,’ Formerly Homeless People Share Their Perspectives
The tours help the guides embrace the next chapter of their lives, while showing tourists a hidden side of the city they’re visiting.
What We’re Reading: Scrappy Bookstores, Landscapes of Hope and More
See what caught our attention this week, from a book ban’s boomerang effect to climate resilience plans.
Prescription Meal Kits Are a New Tool for Managing Diabetes
Over half of Stockton, California’s residents are diabetic or prediabetic. A prescribed meal program aims to change that.
At This Grocery Store, Shoppers Pay What They Wish
In St. Louis, a pay-what-you-can grocery store stays in business thanks to some customers voluntarily paying more than the price on the sticker.
Edmonton Is Making Its Alleyways a Great Place to Live
By squeezing in more housing, the city is giving new life to spaces that were once for throwing trash and parking cars.
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