yin and yang chickens on a small-scale farm

Billionaires, governments, large-scale industry and important people can make major moves in helping the planet.  However, when it comes to making a significant impact for sustainable change, it is easy to overlook small efforts, micro traditions and tiny plots that also make a big impact in helping create change.  Here is an example of the importance of small-scale efforts from yesterday’s Guardian:

World hunger best cured by small-scale agriculture: report.  A move from industrial farming towards local food projects is our healthiest, most sustainable choice, says Worldwatch Institute.

a happy goat living on a small-scale farm

a happy goat living on a small-scale farm

Photos and text by Tammy Schmidt.  Thanks to Natasha Henderson for keeping up with important news.