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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...

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World Oceans Day

Today is World Oceans Day! Whether you live by the ocean or not, each and every one of you are an important part of keeping our oceans safe and clean. What is World Oceans Day? World Oceans Day is a day to raise awareness about our oceans and...

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Earth Day 5k Experience: Overall

On Earth Day, our team had the opportunity to go on a Earth Day 5K tour with Earth Day Initiatives. On the tour we visited: The Lowline Lab, the Natural Gourmet Institute, and got to watch the trailer of the Liam Neeson narrated film, "Love...