Posts Tagged: history

Lay of the Land (Use)

Land is identity.  “I’m from the coast.” “I own a farm.” “My family have been ranchers for five generations.” Our sense of ourselves is integrated with the way we own and use land. Land is wealth. Those who own and control land may perpetuate generations of wealth—or conversely, landlessness may perpetuate poverty. Land is equity…. Read more »

OTA is now…Beyond Toxics!

An organization that decides to change its name undertakes an exploration of their intentions, desires and aspirations. That is why I am thrilled by the name chosen by our Board of Directors, staff and members : Beyond Toxics! It all started over a year ago when we asked our members to describe this organization and… Read more »