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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...

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January 18 Questions with Jan Creamer

What is your name? Jan Creamer   What is your occupation? President, Animal Defenders International   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? I read a lot about the protection of animals and the environment as I grew up, especially. At a young age, I was very...

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Where is the Civil Rights Movement Now?

Today we honor one of the most important leaders of the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr.  It is because of such a day that we must ask ourselves, where is the civil rights movement today? How far have we come and what battles...

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Teas for Change

Let’s be real, what’s better than spending a snow day curled up in bed with some sweats, a book, and a piping hot cup of tea? Well, here’s what’s better: Doing all of the above while still focusing on sustainabili-tea!   All too often we forget about...

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Eco-Resolutions: Make the Commitment

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and instead of focusing on ourselves when it comes to making resolutions, let’s focus on our planet by making and committing to “eco resolutions” in 2017.   We all know resolutions are rarely followed through, so let’s begin with...