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Is it Better to Buy Organic or Local? Now We Know.

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community — and the planet. I’ve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for quite sometime. But now, more than …

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A Week of Rock ‘n’ Roll & Inspiration

Rockin out with Willie Nile Yup. We had a very fun and busy week in and out of the studio . . . and yes, that is me in that top picture with Willie Nile. I got a private concert (well almost, there w…

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in 2013

I had a an exceptionally fun morning Christmas Day on the set of Good Day NY on FOX 5. I talked with Dave Price and Anna about keeping it green in 2013 . . . Watch GD Meg on FOX Good Day NY 1.…

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5 Local & Independent Gift Ideas

As I have written here several times, buying local is good for so many reasons including boosting the local economy, providing local jobs, and knowing who and where your goods come from. A benefit to …

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7 Ways to Become a Local in a Tourist Town

By s.e. smith, Networx Visitors to towns that rely heavily on tourism often express a desire to move there, imagining a lifestyle where they get to be on vacation all the time, instead of just fo…

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Is Buying Local the Best Way to Go on a Carbon Diet?

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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Show Some Local Love This Valentine’s Day

As I wrote about during the holidays, one very effective and proactive way that people can make a difference is to “occupy local businesses.” Since Valentine’s Day is the day of love, why not sprea…

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Getting Local Wherever You Are 1: Paul Miller, Sustainable Community

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! You are going to hear us talking a lot this year about "gettin' local wherever you are." It's kind of o…

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Sustainable Food Resolutions

As I have written about before, the simplest way to support a healthy food system is to eat food grown by sustainable farmers or growers. This means buying from them and supporting them to keep them i…

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12 Steps to a Greener 2012

The Worldwatch Institute—an independent research organization based in Washington, D.C., that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues—recently published these 12 tips we can all try in…

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