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No Shampoo Method

By Larraine Roulston: If my memory serves me correctly, while she was performing “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair” 8 times a week in the musical stage production of South Pacific, Mary Martin purportedly began to suffer hair loss. As a result, shampoo had to be replaced …

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Endless Veggies–Growing Vegetables From Scraps

By Kim Robson: Did you know that certain vegetables can be regrown from their own scraps? It’s super easy and fun to do, and a great project for the kids, too. In a way, it’s like having endless free veggies. Now, if only I can figure out a way to …

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DIY Organic Pest Control

By Mike Bonds: If you’ve ever started a garden, you probably know the toils that come along with it. Gardening is a fulfilling way to get your mind off of the everyday stresses and come together with nature to start something great. The problem is with the good, comes the …

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Tofu Tikka Masala

By Fredrica Syren: My husband is the one who turned me on to Indian food. However, my first time trying it was not very successful because we went to an Indian buffet and I ate something too spicy. My mouth was on fire, so I swore I never would eat …

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Green Rooftop Architecture–More Than Just Good Looking

By Larraine Roulston: Although insulating homes by incorporating grass roofs is not new, modern green rooftop architecture has come a long way in a relatively short time. By replacing the familiar flat black tar and asphalt roof coverings that absorb the sun’s rays with canopies of greenery abounding with biodiversity, …

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Benefits Of Houseplants–More Than A Decoration

By Fredrica Syren: Ever since my best friend and I started working with houseplants as a hobby when we were 10 years old, my home has included green plants in every room. What I didn’t know back then was that, not only do green plants brighten your home and make …

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Sweet Tips for Honey Bees in Winter

By Dawna Matthews: In the midst of a snowy winter, I am starting to plan my garden for the summer. I envision flowers, fruits and vegetables at the height of the season, with butterflies and bees floating amongst them. Butterflies, bees and other insects are wonderful helpers in any garden, …

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Big Chain Hamburgers Aiming For Sustainable

By Kim Robson: About a year ago, McDonald’s announced it would be working with its supply chain of ranchers and packers toward its goal of purchasing sustainable beef starting in 2016. Canada is the program’s pilot country, and verified sustainable beef should be appearing in McDonald’s restaurants there sometime next …

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Eating Green — Sustainable Restaurants on the Rise

By Dawna Matthews: You may have noticed a word around town, in places you shop, on the internet, and in restaurants and cafes. The word is “sustainable.” What does sustainable mean? It means to use methods or techniques that do not completely use all resources and allow for future use. …

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