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Hot Damn! Lingerie Goes Country

Bill_Robinson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Small Business
Bill_Robinson

I don't know about you, but the idea of attending a fashion show much less Fashion Week in NYC, makes me start to look for a rafter from which I can hang myself. This would be my worst case scenario:

What an Extra $10 at Your Farmers Market Can Do

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Susan Sink, vice president of development and external affairs for the American Farmland Trust We all have seen it: endless miles ...

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.

Urban Growth Boundary Concerns Local Farmer (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Bill Zimmerman, a small farmer in Vancouver, Washington talks about the approaching urban growth boundary (UGB) that may soon encompass his farm.

How You Can Protect The Earth's Resources During National Parks And Recreation Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Summer. We're all outside more. Beaches. Picnics. Hiking. Travelling. It's easy to take "the great outdoors" for granted - everything from the s...

Summer Love: Farmers Markets, Community Heartbeat

Leah Mayor | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green
Leah Mayor

Farmers markets across the globe have long served as heart-centers for communities, a place where neighbors shop, interact, share recipes and tap into seasonality and taste of place.

Farm City

Leah Mayor | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Leah Mayor

Urban agriculture is no small task. In the world of food and farming, nutrition starts with soil. That is to say that, soil quality directly translates into the nutrient content of the food we eat.

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.

Meatless Monday: The Earth Is An Apple

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Have an apple. Have two. Because this week, we get not one but two holiday opportunities to make the world a better place.

Conversations around Food

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Eating and cooking - we all know the joy and benefits of these activities. They are not only productive in that a goal is achieved (a meal is prepare...