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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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Limiting Your Java Waste Starts at Home

I was planning on jumping straight to ways to avoid coffee cup waste on the road, but I realized that the problem can be avoided much earlier: Don't even hit the coffee shops to begin with. While t…

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An Easy Green Easter

Maybe Easter isn't the number one most offensive holiday for inspiring reckless consumption, but it has it's share of eco-maybe-not-so-friendly traditions. For starters, it's the second top-selling ca…

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3 Simple Ways To Have a Sustainable Valentine’s Day

If your goal is to live more sustainably, including supporting a more sustainable food system, Valentine's Day is the year's first holiday to put that resolution to the test. Many of the traditiona…

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