Have you heard of the small town of Sedgwick, Maine? Maybe you should have, as the town enacted a somewhat revolutionary ordinance declaring “food sovereignty” — any normal type of … [Read full article]
As vegans living in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, which is in many ways centered around animal agriculture, my wife and I are constantly facing the realities of our modern … [Read full article]
6 decisions that will make your life greener You. Yes, you. You’re ignorantly and selfishly wrecking the world with your excessive consumption. Cut it out. Ok, maybe that’s a … [Read full article]
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!
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 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.
We love to vilify others, don’t we? Especially Big Government, Big Business, Big Oil, and so on. But let’s take a quick look at how we actually compared to CEOs … [Read full article]
Have you ever wondered which is better for the environment and for fighting global warming/climate change, eating local food or eating vegetarian? A study published on this matter in the … [Read full article]