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How to Be Environmentally Conscious When You’re Young and Broke – VICE

Photo by Jamie Lee Curtis Taete The number of environmental challenges facing the planet is daunting: There’s climate change. Ocean acidification. Plastic pollution. Food wastage. The list goes on and on and on. And while plenty of young people want to leave the planet better than they found it, eco-consciousness can quickly get expensive, especially with the many upscale lifestyle brands who have co-opted green living. Saving the planet ain’t…

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

How to Be Environmentally Conscious When You’re Young and Broke – VICE

Photo by Jamie Lee Curtis Taete The number of environmental challenges facing the planet is daunting: There’s climate change. Ocean acidification. Plastic pollution. Food wastage. The list goes on and on and on. And while plenty of young people want to leave the planet better than they found it, eco-consciousness can quickly get expensive, especially with the many upscale lifestyle brands who have co-opted green living. Saving the planet ain’t…

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

Whole Foods to carry Corinth-made soap – Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

Save loads with homemade laundry detergent – AOL Small Business

Did you know: You can make a year’s worth of laundry detergent for you and your family for under $20? An average family can spend over $70 on store-bought detergent per year. Making your own isn’t only better for the environment, it can save you over 80 percent — and it only takes three ingredients. First, take one bar of natural soap (like castile or a gentle glycerin soap) and…

Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Toms River store was organic before organic was cool – Asbury Park Press

x Embed x Share It’s called WWOOFing, and it’s an eco-friendly way of traveling the world for free – while picking vegetables. Buy Photo Jay Filippone started the Natural Foods General Store in Toms River in 1976.(Photo: DOUG HOOD/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER)Buy Photo TOMS RIVER – Jay Filippone remembers how and when he first became interested in health foods. Growing up in Brick during the 1960s and 1970s, “I ate a lot…

Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

53rd Annual Havre de Grace Art Show opens Friday, Aug. 19 – Cecil Whig

HAVRE DE GRACE—On Friday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the 53rd annual Havre de Grace Art Show opens at Tydings Park on Commerce and South Washington St. On Saturday and Sunday, the event begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Friday evening will feature wine tasting and a beer garden, along with specialty food provided by local restaurants and food vendors. Live…

Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

GRAPHIC PROVIDED BY HAVRE DE GRACE ART SHOW – Cecil Whig

HAVRE DE GRACE—On Friday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the 53rd annual Havre de Grace Art Show opens at Tydings Park on Commerce and South Washington St. On Saturday and Sunday, the event begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Friday evening will feature wine tasting and a beer garden, along with specialty food provided by local restaurants and food vendors. Live…

Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016

15 Cleaning Hacks for Busy Moms – Us Weekly

Credit: Alex Segre/Getty Images Got milk … stains on your sofa? When you share a home with kids, practically everything you own will qualify for biohazard status at some point or another. Linda Cobb, author of the Queen of Clean book series, reveals the secrets to erasing the weird, wild — and sometimes just plain gross — messes and marks that our little ones leave behind. Marinara sauce on the wall…

Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Asbury Park movie theater owners aim to provoke – Asbury Park Press

x Embed x Share Investing in movies has always been viewed as a highly speculative venture resulting in far more bombs than blockbusters. That’s why Maximilian Kogler, co-founder of Da Vinci Media Ventures, said he uses a ‘Moneyball for movies’ approach in order to Michael Sodano (left) and Nancy Sabino are co-owners of The ShowRoom Cinema in Asbury Park.(Photo: JERRY WOLKOWITZ/CORRESPONDENT) Michael Sodano owns The ShowRoom Cinema in Asbury Park…

Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016

Africa: Does Environmental Health Matter? – AllAfrica.com

Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016

Does environmental health matter? – The New Times

We have addressed so many facets of wellness this year: from readiness to change, to spiritual and emotional vitality, and the multidimensional aspects of mental and physical well-being. But what impact does our environment contribute to our overall health? Our environment is, literally, all around us, determining the quality of the air we breathe and the sense of well-being we are able to maintain for ourselves and our families. …

Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016

Soap-maker turns hobby into company – Oneonta Daily Star

Kimberly Wright’s business, River Rock Soaps, was born of necessity: her own. Today the proprietress of a thriving and ever-expanding natural soap and body product business, Wright crafted her first bar of honey and oatmeal soap for herself in 2008 because, she says, she couldn’t find anything on the market that worked with her sensitive skin. Using milk from her sister’s goats, Wright explored soap-making methods using…

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

La Grange market prized for fresh foods, friendly atmosphere – Chicago Tribune

Asta Mackevicieni could buy produce at the grocery store, but she prefers the fresh air and friendly atmosphere at the La Grange Farmers Market. “I like the fresh produce and just the community gathering,” the La Grange resident said as she selected tomatoes from a bin at the market on Thursday. “It’s an experience. I come here every Thursday,” she said. It’s about half-way through the season during which the…

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

La Grange market prized for fresh foods; friendly atmosphere – Chicago Tribune

Asta Mackevicieni could buy produce at the grocery store. But she prefers the fresh air and friendly atmosphere at the La Grange Farmers Market. “I like the fresh produce and just the community gathering,” the La Grange resident said as she selected tomatoes from a bin at the market on Thursday. “It’s an experience. I come here every Thursday,” she said. It’s about half-way through the season during which the…

Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Want to eat local? Farmers markets are the key – CapitalGazette.com

There is nothing quite like a meal filled with fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. But it’s not always easy to find such produce at your local supermarket. It has been estimated that food travels an average of 1,500 miles before it reaches your local supermarket and then your plate. A study from a pair of professors at the University of California, however, found that up to 90 percent of…

Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

First look inside West Elm, downtown Reno’s historic retail renovation – Reno Gazette Journal

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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

First look inside West Elm, downtown Reno’s historic retail renovation – Reno Gazette Journal

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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

First look inside West Elm, downtown Reno’s historic retail renovation – Reno Gazette Journal

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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

First look inside West Elm, downtown Reno’s historic retail renovation – Reno Gazette Journal

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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Beauty Brands and the Homemade Feel – Allure Magazine

Beauty products formulated with the latest scientific breakthrough or the miracle ingredient of the moment may always be the rage, but there’s a trend happening where companies are crafting handmade products in small batches. These soaps, cleansers, scrubs and the like have none of the unpronounceable ingredients as their well-advertised and blogged about counterparts; instead they pride themselves on their old-fashioned homegrown influence. We’re big fans of these lines and…

Posted: Wednesday, August 10, 2016