Beyond sustainability — restoring, repairing and creating resilience in our community

Originally published by Mountain Xpress here on April 7, 2019 by Xpress Contributor   BY LEE WARREN Three-legged Stool of Sustainability For many years, I have taught classes in the basics of sustainability called The Three-Legged Stool of Sustainability, which describes the three main principles, or pillars, of sustainable systems. These three pillars are defined as social, […]

Three Legged Stool of Sustainability

How Communities Fail to Thrive due to the Neglect of Economics This article first appeared in the Permaculture Activist in August of 2013 and can be seen here.    The three-legged stool of sustainability—Social, Environmental, and Economic. Without all three, any business, any system, any community, any relationship is doomed to struggle or fail. Most […]