In communities across the world, people are re-connecting with their natural environments. Concerns about resources, health and quality of life have caused many to seek out ways they can live more sustainably. Farmers and fishermen experience the impacts humans have on nature every day. In rural communities, these multi-generational family businesses are steeped in tradition, so improving life for future generations is of the utmost importance. For farmers in rural India and fishermen in coastal Vietnam, this involved going back to their roots. Sometimes, we have to consult the ways of the past to ensure a brighter future.