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How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

By Jacoba Charles • December 11, 2017

Winter is a time of snowstorms, movie nights by the fire, and...fresh, homemade salsa? At least, it can be for those willing to give indoor vegetable gardening a shot. With a little gear and know-how, a wide variety of fresh produce can be successfully grown throughout the winter. We spoke with Chad Knight, who teaches indoor gardening in Green Bay, Wisconsin—if they can grow in the winter
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4 Great Ways To Reuse Coffee Grounds

Jackie Lutze • November 08, 2017

This post was written by Jackie Lutze and used with her permission. To learn more about Jackie, visit;http://www.jackielutze.com. Ever wonder what to do with all those used coffee grounds?  Well, here you go, we rounded up four ways to reuse coffee grounds. Hi, I’m Jackie and I am a coffee addict. Now, I did switch to decaf last summer to help combat some hormonal imbalances I was going
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Ecofriendly Money Saving Tips – Save The Planet And Your Wallet

Jackie Lutze • October 11, 2017

This post was written by Jackie Lutze and used with her permission. To learn more about Jackie, visit http://www.jackielutze.com. Looking to reduce your waste while keeping your wallet full? Here are five easy eco friendly money saving tips. The big scary world of going zero waste and living a more sustainable life can be in fact that, scary. When I first jumped down this rabbit hole, I got
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Beauty Bites: Seed Phytonutrients

Chanda Stacker • September 28, 2017

This post was written by Chanda Stacker and used with her permission. To learn more about Chanda, visit www.pancakestacker.com. Last week, I had the pleasure of being introduced to L'Oréal's new incubator beauty brand, Seed Phytonutrients. I know what you're thinking (because I was, too) - another beauty brand? Do we really need one? Probably not, if it's just another brand. But after spending
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Why We Need to Revitalize Organic Seed Farming

Adapted from The Outsize Importance of the Tiny Organic Seed by Rachel Levin • September 14, 2017

As agriculture has become more and more industrialized during the past century, genetic diversity has been sacrificed in favor of efficiency and yield. The result, says Cornell University professor and plant breeder Michael Mazourek, is the bland, “one-size-fits-most crops” that dominate today’s landscape. But the outlook may be improving. Here’s an overview. The Root of the Issue Over the y
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