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Mythbusters: More debate about conscious consumers

Sustainable consumption: does it mean living a simple life that benefits the environment, spending money wisely, or both? The Shelton group, an ad agency specializing in motivating consumers to make sustainable choices, found that "people who buy eco-friendly products at least occasionally are m...

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Access to Inexpensive Fresh Vegetables for Would-Be Gardeners

One of the problems with cities is that green space is in short supply. Another is that the green space may not have ended up with those with green thumbs. The Washington Post explores a new trend: Sharing Backyards DC. Based on a model created by Canadians, the site has listings from some US ci...

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Tags: Backyard, Farm, Garden, Local food, Locavore, Market, Share
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Micro-activism: Local Foods

I usually try to change my behavior as a first step in understanding issues and inspiring change. I never tell people that they should do what I’m doing, but I always explain why I’m doing it. If nothing else, it gives my friends and me something to talk about over craft beers. With the upcoming...

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Tags: Farmers markets, Food, Fresh, Green, Local, Local food, Locavore, Organic, Shopping
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