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National Farmer’s Day!

Today is National Farmer's Day! With our recent trip to various sustainable farms, including a rooftop farm in Brooklyn, we're continuously researching and trying to learn more about modern day, sustainable farming and agriculture. Here are a few of our recent favorites in the realm of...

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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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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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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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Top 18 Finds at the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show!

This years Summer Fancy Food Show, which we visited, was the largest since it was established in 1954. More than 2,670 exhibitors filled the halls of the Javits Center in New York with the latest in specialty food and beverages from across the U.S. and 55 countries. The...

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Free Range Chicken Eggs

"Free Range." You might come across this term when you're grocery shopping for meat, particularly poultry, and eggs, but what exactly does it mean? The term "free range" in terms of livestock means that the livestock is kept in natural conditions and are given the freedom to...