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Goodbye Burger, Hello Venison

Atmospheric CO2 concentrations have been increasing at an exponential rate over the past century, to the worry of scientists and environmental activists alike. The agriculture industry makes up approximately 9% of total U.S greenhouse gas emissions, according to the EPA. … Continue reading

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Organic versus Local: Making the Most Sustainable Choices in Food

Food is fast becoming a critical issue in a world of changing climate. In order to address this challenge, consumer choices in food will have to become much more sustainable than they are at present. In this instance, sustainable covers … Continue reading

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To Bee Ethical is to Bee Sustainable

Among environmentalists, bee populations are a common concern. With the huge amount that they contribute to pollination of so many of the foods we eat, there is no other animal upon whom we depend more thoroughly, and their rapid decline … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Diet Must Consider Physical and Ecological Health

In a culture that is increasingly saturated with vegan “life-style influencers,” it is hard to ignore the assumption that a sustainable diet is one that is plant-based, and one whose products use as few natural resources as possible in order … Continue reading

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Composting Dairy Manure with Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting is the process of using worms to compost organic materials such as vegetation, cardboard, and kitchen scraps into vermicast fertilizer. The worms consume this material and then excrete that material into worm castings, which is a phenomenal organic fertilizer … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Body and Mind

Do you often experience a mid-day energy crash? Do you have a hard time keeping a regular sleep schedule? Do you often have difficulty concentrating for long periods of time? You may attribute these issues to high stress or figure … Continue reading

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Becoming a Backyard Farmer

Have you ever wanted to start your own garden, but excuses stopped you before the thought became a real idea? I’ve known it would be an enjoyable hobby and environmentally friendly to grow some of my own food but I … Continue reading

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