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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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Leafy Greens to Add to Your Diet

by: EJ on 08/27/2014

This excerpt from David Kennedy's coming, Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops (release date October 2014) was originally posted  by Rustik Magazine on August 6th. 

You might want to start eating more moringa, wolfberry, toon and chaya. But no one will blame you if you’ve never heard of them. That’s because they are …

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Five Reasons to Eat Less Meat from Eleanor Boyle

by: Alina on 08/25/2014

Each year the average North American ingests well over 200 pounds of animal protein, and the global appetite for meat has also increased dramatically. But feeding our meat habit comes at tremendous cost. Maintaining our current level of consumption is ecologically impossible in the long-term, and undermines our personal health and community …

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Meat Lover’s Guide to Veganism

by: Alina on 08/18/2014
Posted in: Climate Change , Cooking , Food , Health

I love meat. I love (almost everything) about it. I love how it tastes. How it smells. How easy it is to cook it and how creative you can be with it. I loved going to the grocery store after school and buying myself a $5 steak to fry up when I got home and I would still say my favorite meal is steak and French fries (I’m good with saucy ribs …

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What farmers market taught me

by: Alina on 08/05/2014

Moving to a rural place (Gabriola Island) has meant more access to farmers markets. And what was once an unknown is now a weekly must. Not only a weekly must, but a constant raving to others about just how great they are. Farmers markets have taught me what a community is. 

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