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MAY 18 QUESTIONS WITH MATTHEW “MATT” TAGGART

A change of pace this month as we interview an extreme sports enthusiast and kiting champion from his home in Raglan, New Zealand. 1. What is your name? Matthew Taggart…most people call me Matt! 2. What is your occupation? Director/Co-Founder Ozone Kites 3. Do you have a “green” memory growing...

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World Red Cross Day

Founded in 1863 in Geneva, Switzerland, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has spent the last 154 years dedicated to providing international aid and relief to those around the world. In 1922, in a time still ripped apart by the effects of World...

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ECO – MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS

Mother’s day is around the corner and because we think you need a head start on gift shopping, we wanted to provide you with an eco - conscious mother's day gift list! Holidays and events gives us an opportunity to choose to buy products that...

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18 Questions – Our 18 Favorite Answers

With Earth Day just around the corner, we decided to take a look back at what our eco mavens had to say about their green memories and motivations. Here are 18 of our answers, we hope they inspire you to make Earth Day everyday!   1)        Sara...

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10 Ways Climate Change Is Affecting Our Lives

  Agriculture: Defined as the science of farming, including the cultivation of soil and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, etc., agriculture relies solely on a dependable and healthy ecosystem. And with climate change, comes unreliability. Agriculture is greatly impacted by the rising temperatures...

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What Does Women’s History Month Mean to Us?

I’ve always thought women were way stronger than men -- but more stoic too. Growing up in the 50’s I’ve seen my mother, grandmother and great grandmother hold the family together and despite all odds, always put food on the table, clothe the kids and...

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FEBRUARY 18 QUESTIONS WITH SARA SPERRY

    What is your name? Sara Sperry   What is your occupation? Founder of FARM to KIDS   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? Many.  For the first 5 years of my life we did not have electricity, when I was younger I use to be embarrassed by...

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Why We Love Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine's Day–and the story of its patron saint St. Valentine –is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both...

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5 ways to start over

The New Year brings new opportunities to set new goals, strive for new things, and to start fresh with a clean slate. Starting over can be difficult, old habits are hard to break. So, to help you get started, here are five things you can...