Tag Archives: Sustainability

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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The Extra Benefits of Organic Food

There is much hoopla in the media right now about some research that sort-of determined that organic food is not any better for your health than conventionally grown produce. I, and many others, have lots of questions about the validity of this study. The worst case scenario here, I think, is something we’ve known all […]

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The Young Farmers Movement in Kentucky

A CSA hidden behind your local Walmart . . . A rice paddy under construction in rural Kentucky . . . A quest for the best local ingredients for granola . . . What do these three things have in common? They are just some of the unique and innovative facets of the young farming […]

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Why SUSTAINABLE Isn’t A Liberal Word

The last few weeks, I have been on the receiving end of something pretty cool: HATE MAIL.  Isn’t that awesome? The thing is, I’ve devoted a huge amount of time and energy to building up this little website that some people like to read. I don’t earn money from it (actually, that isn’t true—I earned […]

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Go Green Tip #1: Paper Towel Mysteries

I have been called a tree hugger on more than one occasion. The first time someone said that to me, I found it quite odd. When I think “tree hugger” I tend to imagine some drugged-out hippie who doesn’t bathe regularly and would like all humans to be eradicated from the earth so that the […]

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