The Day that Changed it All

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I get asked this questions all the time: Have you always been this passionate about the environment? I most definitely have not always been like this. It has been a process; an evolution over the years. I did not become this crazy, square peg in a round hole person overnight….

11 Questions to Ask Your Local Farmer

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Some people can get a little overwhelmed on their first visit to the farmers’ market. I know I sure did the first time. As time went on, I learned what questions to ask and how. I quickly learned to ask open-ended questions. By letting the farmer explain his practices, you can…

What will you choose?

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Conventional farms apply chemical fertilizers such as nitrogen to promote plant growth, where as organic/sustainable local farms apply natural fertilizers (manure and/or compost). Conventional farms spray insecticides to deter pests and disease where as organic/sustainable local farms use insects and birds or traps to help prevent disease and reduce the…

6 Reasons to Buy Organic and Locally Sourced Foods

6 Reasons to Buy #Organic and Locally Sourced Foods #Local @GGirlGGreen
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Where do your fruits and veggies come from? It is amazing to me how today we are “fortunate” enough to have access to any type of food, no matter the time of year. We eat berries and cucumbers in the middle of winter; we can have oranges in the summer. Now…