Our Blog | September 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Go for a Walk Today

by: EJ on 09/10/2014

Today's post comes to us from Kevin Klinkenberg, author of Why I Walk: Taking a Step in the Right Direction.  Seeing as it's just about lunch time here, I think I will take advantage of reason number 1 and walk home for lunch.

While visiting New Orleans, where day time temperatures hovered around 32 degrees Celsius with high humidity, the air …

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Five Foraged Foods You Probably Have in Your Backyard: Adventures in Learning Not to Starve on Sundays

by: Sara on 09/08/2014

Today's blog post comes to us from Wendy Brown, author of Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs and co-author with her her husband Eric, of Browsing Nature's Aisles, A Year of Foraging for Wild Food in the Suburbs. This post fits in with our Meatless Mondays post, even though it's about, as Wendy and Eric's daughter refers to it - Starving …

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Women in a Roofer’s World, Encouraging Female Leadership in Green Roofing

by: Sara on 09/04/2014

Today's post is reprinted with permission from the Living Architecture Magazine (LAM). The magazine is written to appeal to a wide-range of professionals involved in the green roof and wall industry in North America. LAM supports Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ mission to increase awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of …

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We Must Protect What We Have #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 09/02/2014

Photographer Sebastiao Salgada traveled the world for eight years photographing pristine places that still exist today as they might have existed thousands of years ago.  His goal is to motivate people to take action on climate change by sharing the beauty of our planet.

"We must protect what we have.  We are just one species.  We have just one …

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