Tag: locavore

Getting to Know Your Bacon: Hogs, Farms and Clean Water

Written by | March 21st, 2011

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Freshwater scientist Jeff Opperman has found a way to indulge in this guilty pleasure with less guilt and greater environmental sustainability.

Eating Local, Part 1: Waiting for Asparagus

Written by | March 16th, 2011

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In the first of her four-part series on local food Sarene Marshall says while the health and environmental benefits are great, the biggest reason to switch may be the best-kept secret.

How ‘Green’ Is Your Lawn?

Written by | June 10th, 2009

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It’s true: A green lawn is not often a green lawn. Many of you already  know this, but neighborhood peer pressure keeps you reaching for weed spray, fertilizer and a lawnmower. When you step through your front door, do you feel like you’ve landed on the set of American Beauty? Do you worry that your attempts […]

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