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Is the Green Movement Dead?

(8) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 12:58 PM

I've been procrastinating about writing a blog post for a while. I think some of the wind was knocked out of my eco-sails at the end of summer. With President Obama rejecting the new EPA ozone standards and the news about the bankruptcy of the solar company Solyndra, I...

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Farmers' Markets Everywhere

(2) Comments | Posted March 24, 2011 | 5:28 PM

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Have you wandered through the farmers' market at Union Square in New York City on a Saturday morning? One visit and you can feel the excitement surrounding the local food movement. The energy is palpable watching hundreds of people bustling around stand after...

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Kid-Friendly Bird Feeding Project

(4) Comments | Posted February 9, 2011 | 1:02 PM

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Photo courtesy of Fun in the Making


It's cold outside, it's the middle of February, and our feathered friends need our help to make it through the last few weeks (hopefully) of winter. Here is a simple activity that will...

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