Taproot is written by and for people striving to live more fully and to dig more deeply. Each ad-free issue of Taproot features prose, poetry, photography, art, crafts, and recipes, all serving as an exploration and documentation of the spirit of these times. Issue 45 focuses on Play and all its benefits. Learn about the Japanese tradition of Taiko, and plan the perfect summer tea party featuring handmade paper crowns for all ages. The Play issue also includes an article on artful activism to empower our youth to envision a better world and is sure to drum up thoughtful conversations!