Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments is pleased to announce our newest issue:

Issue No. 20 : Community Sustained : www.terrain.org


  • Guest Editorial : “Grassroots Good, Communities of Change” by Erik Hoffner, Orion Grassroots Network
  • Simmons B. Buntin’s The Literal Landscape : “A Taco Stand in Every Neighborhood”
  • David Rothenberg’s Bull Hill : “Avatud!” with place poems translated
  • Catherine Cunningham’s View from the Summit : “Westward Expansion”
  • NEW: Deborah Fries’ Plein Air : “Sustainable Magic: Restoring the Allure of Bedford Springs”


  • “Speaking Truth to Power” : Terrain.org interviews ecologist, author, and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber

UnSprawl Case Study

  • Southside in Greensboro, North Carolina


  • “Siena and Sustainability: City and Country in Tuscany,” with “Spannocchia: A Tuscan Sustainable Estate” article and extra Siena photos, by Thomas Harvey
  • “Community Development in Denver’s Curtis Park: A New Model for Urban Infill,” by Joe Colistra
  • “The Arts and Austin’s Second Street District,” by Janet Seibert
  • “Aging in Community: How the Coming Baby Boom Generation will Transform Traditional Models of Independent Living,” by Jan Moran and Paul Rollins
  • “Kiva: Reducing Poverty and Building Sustainable Communities through Micro-Lending,” by J.D. Stein


  • “Listening without Distraction: Sustainability in Little Tibet,” by Pamela Uschuk, with photos by William Pitt Root
  • “Accidental Summer Soundtrack” by Nishta Jaya Mehra
  • “Sitting on the Front Porch” by Cynthia Staples
  • “A Lake of Pure Sunshine” by Scott Calhoun
  • “Bollywood: An Obsession” with narrative slideshow, by Kaizer Rangwala


  • Lynn Strongin
  • Danica Colic
  • Matthew Thorburn
  • Elizabeth Aamot
  • Lyn Lifshin
  • Justin Evans
  • Tim Bellows
  • Anca Vlasopolos
  • J.D. Smith
  • Eric Magrane, with images


  • “The Great Citrus War” by Terry Sanville
  • “The Split” by Kim Whitehead
  • “Renting” by John Michael Cummings
  • “Thrashing” by Teague Bohlen


  • Stephanie Eve Boone reviews Follies of Science: 20th Century Visions of Our Fantastic Future, by Eric Dregni and Jonathan Dregni
  • Bonnie Richardson reviews Drosscape: Wasting Urban Land in America, by Alan Berger
  • Simmons B. Buntin reviews On the Altar of Greece, poems by Donna J. Gelagotis Lee
  • Terrain.org reviews Bird Songs: 250 North American Birds in Song, by Les Beletsky

Check out the latest issue now at https://www.terrain.org/.

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