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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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People's Climate March September 21st #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 08/29/2014

Starting to hear rumblings about a huge march against climate change in NY September 21st?  Here is what it's all about.

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Four Reasons to Live in an Intentional Community

by: Sara on 08/20/2014

Today's post is from Douglas Stevenson, author of the recently released book, The Farm Then and Now, A Model for Sustainable Living. Douglas has been a member of The Farm Community, the world's best known intentional community, for 40 years. For all of us who have dreamed of the communal life, today Douglas shares four reasons to live in an …

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Senior Cohousing Workshop – How you can get involved in building supportive neighborhoods for seniors

by: Sara on 08/12/2014

Join Charles Durrett and Kathryn McCamant, authors of The Senior Cohousing Handbook and Creating Cohousng, for five days of hands-on learning with the world’s premiere experts in creating cohousing.

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