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.

What Can We Do To Reconnect?

What can we do to reconnect with our neighbors and communities again? The answer is as easy, and as hard, as leaving social media and getting our hands dirty.

Can Beer Save the World?

Breweries around the world are using their fizzy powers to lift social and environmental causes as well as economies and spirits. Can beer save the world?

Why Should You Bother Voting?

The midterms are tomorrow. Why should you bother voting, when you don’t like the candidates and don’t feel like you matter? Let us count the reasons…