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A Tale of Sustainability and Self-Sufficiency

In an era when "going green" is sometimes just a marketing slogan, it can really shake you (and perhaps greatly inspire you) when you learn of people who have wholeheartedly ditched a life of consumer…

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Could You Live Off the Grid?

By Randy Swaty with Jeannie Patton, The Nature Conservancy This summer, my two boys and I spent a few days with a couple who live off the grid in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, 17 miles from the neare…

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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A good thoughtful article. Suicide is so often linked to feeling alone and desperately lonely. Talki…

Collard greens are very good to eat, so is purple and green cabbages, I don't object to using kale a…

Thanks for the article......actually just came back from the recycling depot.......metals and oil...…

Don't do what I do and stare at my computer screen for too long.