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Leah Mayor

7 Insights for Unsticking When a Project Gets Stuck

Leah Mayor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Leah Mayor

Success requires new learning, expanding my skill set, collaborating with a variety of personalities, and operating in vastly different sectors.

Budget Luxury: Practicing for the Family Vacation

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Leah Mayor

As a new wife, and an expecting mother, this year's winter-vacation challenge was to create a budget-friendly luxury escape. We decided on Hawaii, then defined a budget. And set out to put together a vacation that would "wow" us but accommodate a youngster -- practicing for the family vacation.

Tuthilltown Spirits: Redefining Agricultural Regions and Products

Leah Mayor | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York
Leah Mayor

Agriculture is extremely difficult business. It requires passion and hard work as well as a steady vision. It's what one of my colleagues calls a "rea...

Bringing Home the Bacon: Labor and Self Reliance in Knowing Our Food

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.26.2013 | Home
Leah Mayor

Fourteen years of being a vegetarian gave way to living abroad in places where being a vegetarian would have traditionally been out of the question. ...

The State of a City: Building a Community Garden in Bridgeport

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.16.2013 | Green
Leah Mayor

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mea...

Gratitude for Farmers and the Farmland That Provide for Us

Leah Mayor | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Leah Mayor

Through consistent and deliberate year-round work, farmers provide us with the makings of our holiday traditions. They grow the flowers that adorn our tables, the wreaths on our doors, and the Christmas trees that are a centerpiece for many families.

Counting On Every Acre

Leah Mayor | Posted 03.23.2012 | Green
Leah Mayor

Even with a surge of interest in "local food" and its central relationship to individual, community and global health, somehow it remains difficult for many of us to make the connection between the food we eat and the land that is required to grow it.