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Greening your Community Part 2: The First Meeting

October 26th, 2011 | by Kate Follot

Most people don’t have much money at this point in time but that’s ok, by spending a small amount more or even the same amount, we can all benefit by saving energy and in turn reducing our electric bills. Solar panels are expensive, the majority of people won’t be able to afford them, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reduce their electric bill by helping them implement energy saving habits like turning off lights!


How to Green your Community

September 18th, 2011 | by Kate Follot

I have spent hours researching how to turn my community green. I suppose I’m a little too anxious to create change. I went directly for who I should contact locally for changing laws and such. Again, I was reminded that all things take time. One of the first things pretty much every site said about community change was that you should form a group. And it’s true, there is great strength in numbers, so here’s how to go about it


Urban Agriculture – Creating Greener Cities

July 30th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Urban agriculture produces food right where it is needed most, inside our densely populated cities. There are a number of social, economic, and environmental benefits to growing more locally



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