Our Blog | September 2014

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Canadian Green Party, Shares Why She Will be in New York This Sunday - Marches Work

by: EJ on 09/19/2014

This blog by Elizabeth May is re-posted with permission from the Yes! Magazine website where it appeared August 12th. While it is too late to join Elizabeth May in New York  City at the People's Climate March without hypocritically burning large amounts of fossil fuels, there are local events planned across the US and Canada.

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North American Permaculture Convergence

by: Sara on 09/17/2014

In today's post we join Darrell Frey, author of Bioshelter Market Garden and the owner/manager of Three Sister's Farm, at the North American Permaculture Covergence that took place over the Labor Day weekend in Harmony Park, MN.

Four hundred people converged on the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva near Cottage Grove, Minnesota over the Labor Day …

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Prime Minister Harper Refuses UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's Invitation

by: EJ on 09/16/2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders, from government, …

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Preserve Your Greens for Healthy Eating All Year Round

by: EJ on 09/15/2014

Today's #Meatless Monday post comes from David Kennedy's new book, Eat Your Greens: The Surprising Power of Homegrown Leaf Crops.

People are beginning to see to the possibilities of leafy vegetables. The dramatic ascent in popularity of kale is evidence of this new awareness.  To fully realize the potential of leaf crops, we will need many more …

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Is New Orleans worth saving?

by: Alina on 09/12/2014

Is New Orleans worth saving? Ronald Lewis, lifelong resident of the Lower 9th Ward and survivor of the two worst hurricanes in US history, thinks so.  So do all the people who are helping to rebuild the city and the lost houses, and everyone else who calls New Orleans home.

“It’s our home,” said Lewis when asked about the reason for …

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