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Creating welcoming and supportive habitats for pollinators, specifically bees, is integral to our food supply. When we feed them, they feed us. Now is the perfect time to assess your garden to see if there are places where you can...
In North America, how we typically deal with bodies after death is atrocious for the environment. According to the Green Burial Council, burials in the United States use about 4.3 million gallons of embalming fluid each year, and approximately 827,060...
Muscovie ducks aren’t descendants from mallards as other domesticated ducks are—they’re actually genetically more similar to geese. This makes them quieter than other breeds where neither the males or females quack. The males hiss and the females make a cooing...
Nobody likes having to bring home a big bag of garbage after a long camping trip. Not only does it end up smelling gross, it’s totally wasteful. So here are some tips on how to reduce your environmental impact and keep...
This flower is so much more than a long-blooming bouquet star—and one you’ll definitely want to add to the to-grow list for next season. It is well-loved by gardeners because not only is it beautiful and decorative, but it’s also...
Many of us have purchased bags of potatoes from the grocery store, then stored them in our kitchen only to them find them covered in eyes or sprouts when we want to use them. The same goes for homegrown potatoes...
Gardening is so much more than sowing seeds or planting seedlings into a plot—it’s mostly about working with the soil. Some people naturally maintain soil health while gardening without even knowing it, but if your transplants aren’t growing, or your...
For the design of the Dalebright Passive House, the team at Lanefab Design/Build utilized a variety of innovative features to create a space that is bright, spacious and sustainable. “It's an east/west-oriented lot, which is often difficult in an urban...
Co-founded by Ada Slivinski and Kati Moore, Warehouse’s goal is to allow local, eco-conscious brands—that couldn't otherwise afford a retail space—to share their products with the community, while also letting shoppers enjoy a friendly in-person shopping experience
Eating plant-based foods is a great way to lower your environmental impact, especially when choosing local, sustainably grown legumes and grains. What many plant-eaters don’t realize is that there are specific ways to prepare these foods in order to prevent...
While we’d like to think that decaf coffee is made naturally or grown naturally because it’s a plant, most commercial decafs that you’ll find on grocery shelves and in fast-food chains are chemically processed where the raw beans are soaked...
Despite the climate crisis continuously revealing new challenges and issues, our global community must remain positive and motivated. There is plenty of good work being done to protect people, plants, animals and the environment—and it's important to acknowledge these achievements...
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