Dawn Allen

Dawn Allen is a freelance writer and editor who is passionate about sustainability, political economy, gardening, traditional craftwork, and simple living. She and her husband are currently renovating a rural homestead in southeastern Michigan.


From Iran to Australia, we’re living in a time of consequences. What will we hand down to the ones who come after us?

2019 Crops and the Future Ahead

Difficulty planting and harvesting the 2019 crops meant a rise in food prices, but mostly for someone else. That doesn’t mean our problems are over.

No Police, No Peace? Maybe Not

Some cash-strapped municipalities can’t afford law enforcement. But is having no police such a bad thing? Not when they’re corrupt “bad apples.”