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Starting Seeds Indoors

By Larraine Roulston: Those of us fortunate enough to have a residential garden, balcony space or a plot in a community vegetable/flower garden can reward themselves with some homegrown vegetables. You’ll find that getting an early start by planting a few seeds indoors will be more economical than buying transplants. Vegetables …

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10 Fail-Safe Plants to Keep Indoors

By Kacey Mya: Not everyone has a green thumb. But indoor gardening makes the task of keeping plants alive a little bit easier because you can cultivate your plants in a controlled climate year-round. Better yet, some varieties grow well indoors with very little attention required. So, if you want …

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DIY Essential Oil Household Cleaner Class

Here is the next class happening! Make sure to sign up and learn how to make your own household cleaners.   Make and Take Plant-Based and Toxic Free Household Cleaners Common household cleaners contains an array of chemicals which are harmful to your family, pets and the planet. It’s easy …

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DIY Zero Waste First Aid Kit

By Kim Robson: For many years, I’ve always kept handy two tins of Burt’s Bees Wise Woman Comfrey Comfort Salve — one in the medicine cabinet and one in my purse. These days, it’s been rebranded as Burt’s Bees Res-Q Ointment, but it’s still exactly the same formulation: a soothing …

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Plant-based Weekly Family Menu

It’s harvest time on Green Mom Homestead and to avoid wasting veggies all of our meals contains lots of veggies and even our breakfasts sometime has green like kale in them.             Monday French Buckwheat Neatloaf served with roasted veggies             …

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How Volunteering Can Help Boost Students’ Prospects

By Poppy Jones:  With busy work and school revision schedules, students often can push aside the idea of volunteering. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous and often overlooked. So, what better way to use long summer months than by volunteering? In recent years, charities across the globe have been …

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Fighting Climate Change with Diet Change

By Cami Hoffman: When I was little, I thought about my future a lot. I thought about what job I’d have, what house I’d live in, what I’d look like at the ripe old age of 80. I remained blissfully ignorant of the fact that I might not actually live …

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DIY Scented Cleaning Vinegar

By Larraine Roulston: The movement for using natural, allergy free, and child- and pet-friendly cleaning agents has been growing over the years. The cleaning power of good old-fashioned vinegar by itself does not include disinfection; but it can kill some bacteria and, if allowed to sit for 30 minutes on …

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Plant-Based Family Dinner Weekly Menu

This week is a short week because we’re going out of town this weekend but here are four days of dinner menu.               Monday Enchilada Casserole               Tuesday Black Bean Soup             Wednesday …

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