In This French Village, People with Alzheimer’s Are Encouraged to Roam

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In Village Landais, having dementia doesn’t mean giving up your independence.

What If Donated Food Was Delightful?

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A Chicago nonprofit is reinventing the food bank with better-than-store-bought produce, friendly delivery and an emphasis on client satisfaction.

The Supermarket Helping Shoppers Get Loans for Groceries

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With interest-free loans, a supermarket chain is shifting the anti-hunger paradigm from donated canned goods to fresh produce for all.

Kelp Farming Is Reviving an Ancient Practice — and a Modern Economy

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An Indigenous-run business is using regenerative ocean farming to clean up a New York bay and create local jobs.

Earthships, Mormons, Doomsdayers and Weed

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Scenes from our Paris-based correspondent’s epic three-month road trip across these “dizzyingly paradoxical” United States.

Wealthy Countries Pledge to Shoulder Costs for Global Climate Damage

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At the UN’s annual climate conference, a groundbreaking — if not-yet-binding — promise from the US and EU “offers hope to vulnerable communities.”

A Call for Help Answered

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Abuse survivors can call helplines to stop the violence. Now abusers can, too.

At This Grocery Store, Shoppers Pay What They Wish

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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.

The Florida Neighborhood Hurricanes Can’t Gentrify

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After disasters, the wealthy often buy up working-class housing. On Big Pine Key, one community has found a way to ride out the storm of speculation.

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