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How Ethical are Those Valentine’s Day Treats?

Can you believe that Valentine's Day is right around the corner? It feels like we just got done with holiday craziness! If you do the Valentine's Day thing, you're probably planning a date night or a …

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EcoChi: Ideas for Green Nesting this Winter

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Was great to be back in the studio with a full crew and some extras! We got caught up a bit and talked …

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4 Simple Ideas For A Sustainable Holiday Season

With the holiday season now in full swing, you might find the length of your to-do-list in direct conflict with your desire to tread more lightly on the earth and live sustainably as you go in search …

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Create An Organic Fruit Bouquet (with video)

As the abundance of mid-summer fruit mounts up, why not take advantage of the bounty by creating a nutritious fruitful arrangement? Food is often the center of so many summertime occasions. Not on…

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Social Responsibility is Green

When I was little, my sister taught me that when all the numbers on the digital clock were the same (1:11, 2:22, 3:33, you get the idea) that I could close my eyes and make a wish and if when I opened…

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Connect with the Source of Your Food (Video)

There are many ways you can take part in creating a better food system. But where do you start? In this clip from Nourish, healthy food advocate Anna Lappé provides a few simple tips that will lead to…

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Fair Trade Chocolate is Divine – Giveaway!

What could be better than chocolate? Chocolate that supports the farmers that grow the cocoa, of course! 45% of Divine Chocolate is owned by the Ghanaian farmers in the Kuapa Kokoo agricultural coo…

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Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps Launches Bathtub Tour

Armed with a giant bathtub, a psychedelic fire truck, and their legendary fair trade organic soap, Dr. Bronner's is planning to bathe tens of thousands of festival-goers up and down the West Coast w…

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Part Two: Eat Local, Even in Winter

Last week, I wrote about a couple of ways to eat fresh, local produce even in the winter: either by shopping at a winter farmers’ market or joining a winter CSA. As I noted, these options may not b…

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Worthwhile Wine: Making a Difference With Every Glass

A glass of wine is lovely with dinner, and red wine in moderation even touts some health benefits. What a lot of folks don't know about conventional wine production is that it's not always great for p…

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