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Happy Veterans Day

Veterans Day is celebrated November 11th and honors members of the military both past and present for the bravery they have shown for our country.  Today we hope that you join us in honoring the courageous members of our military by thanking a veteran today.  Here at Eco18...

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Transitioning to a Tiny Home

This summer, we visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to see a tiny home exhibit. There we met the folks behind The Village of Wildflowers, a tiny home community that focuses on two things: sustainability and enjoying life.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAcwtGenavM 1.How did The Village...

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NYFW 2016 Roundup

New York Fashion week, held in February and September of each year, is a semi-annual series of events that gives the start to a series of fashion weeks around the globe, including cities like London, Milan or Paris. But it's during early September when New York...

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3 Different Types of Farming

Day 4 on our Sustainable Farming Program was a trip all the way out the Pennsylvania to visit Bright Farms. Bright Farms builds and operates green house farms that grow produce by hydroponic farming. Hydroponic farming...

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Sustainability at the 2016 Olympics

The 2016 Olympics closing ceremony was just last week and it was quite the year for the Olympics. Whether we were being wowed by Simone Biles' ability to defy gravity, or shedding tears of joy with Simone Manuel on being the first African American woman...

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Family Fun Events in NYC

New York City can be a daunting place—especially for parents traveling with rambunctious little kids. But fear not! Here is a list of some spectacularly fun things to do as a family in the Big Apple, that will be sure to keep your kids busy...

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McEnroe Organic Farm

Day 3: McEnroe Organic Farm Our second stop on the Sustainable Farming Program with the Natural Gourmet Institute was a visit to McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton, New York. McEnroe Organic Farm is made up of over 1,100 acres of fields, animals and greenhouses, all certified organic, as...

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Rooftop Farming: The Brooklyn Grange Farm

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Sustainable Farming Program with Chef Jay Weinstein and the Natural Gourmet Institute. The certification program included lectures, hands-on work, preparing and sharing meals together, a lot of sweat, and a lot of smiles. [caption id="attachment_21784" align="aligncenter" width="540"] File Credit:...

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Sustainable Farming Program Intro

Eco18 is honored to be part of the upcoming Sustainable Farming Program hosted by the Natural Gourmet Institute! We love learning about bringing sustainability into everyday tasks, especially when it comes to learning where our food comes from and how to make our meals more...

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QUINN FARM & RANCH, 2016 SUMMER FARM TOUR

It was our great pleasure to be invited to spend an amazing day on July 9th, at the Quinn Farm & Ranch in the beautiful northern Montana prairie. Big Sandy was our destination, and we set out on a dazzlingly sunny day with the bright...