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13 Questions to Ask Your Farmer

When I first started Sustainable Kentucky nearly two years ago (!), my inbox immediately started filling up with questions from readers around the state. The most frequently asked questions were usually about farmers markets. I started interviewing market managers, sitting in on workshops and lectures, and generally making it my personal mission to learn as much […]

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75 Ways to Live More Sustainably in 2013

It’s that time of year again—new year’s resolutions. Don’t forget to take stock of your environmental impact as you are evaluating your life choices. I’ve made a simple list with some ideas for you. Hopefully you are doing some already. I certainly am not doing all of these yet, but maybe one day! Start reading […]

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Sustainable & Natural Hygiene

Lots of people think living sustainably means growing a vegetable garden, composting, and recycling your plastics. All those things are a great start, but if you are still going to WalMart to stock your bathroom cabinets with expensive, toxic chemicals in plastic containers, you still have a ways to go! If you added up the […]

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Green Tip #4: Kill the phantom.

Have I mentioned before that I am an environmentalist because I’m cheap? I am concerned about the environment, and I do want my kids to grow up in a world that isn’t more poisoned than it already is. But really, I want to spend my money on what I want to spend it on, rather […]

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Green Tip #3: Opt out… of everything.

photo © 2010 Rupert Ganzer | more info (via: WylioI use to be pro-paper. I felt like paper was a great  renewable resource. (We can always plant more trees, right?) Eventually, I learned the truth about the harmful chemicals introduced to our environment by paper’s production process. How much junk mail do you throw away […]

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