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Paper or Plastic

Paper or plastic?  The pedestrian question we are all too familiar with.  What is the best answer?  Neither!  Paper bags require large amounts chemicals and energy and valuable trees, which play a vital role in balancing our climate.  Plastic bags support our addiction to petroleum, are wasteful and toxic to nature. Join us to hear […] Find out more

Neighborhood Gardens

  As the saying goes, history does sometimes repeat itself.  When it comes to the production of food, the new trend is an old one: Growing local.  An increasing number of citizens are reaping the benefits of producing food in neighborhood and community gardens.  It’s a conscious effort by many to consume less industrially grown […] Find out more

Farmers Markets

While large corporate agri-business often fails to provide clean, healthy food for consumers, an alternate food economy is sprouting up, around the country.  A resurgence of age-old Farmers Markets is providing jobs and locally produced, wholesome foods, all with a reduced carbon footprint and boost to the local economy, Tune in to find out more […] Find out more

Zeri-Sustainable Future

Don’t give up hope!  Despite the barrage of unwelcome environmental news, there is a way to perceive our world and our place in the biosphere with fresh eyes.  Deep reverence for nature, economic opportunity and a sustainable future are possible!   ZERI, standing for Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives, is a design methodology based on nature’s […] Find out more

Grow Domes

  Its no secret that food costs are soaring… on petroleum prices… and with corporate ag food being trucked an average of 1500 miles, quality is often sacrificed.   As shipping prices rise, concern about cost, nutritional value and freshness has inspired many to grow their own food. It turns out, one antidote to an […] Find out more