Tag Archives: sustainability

Conscious Kitchen

“Food is our common ground, universal experience.” ~James Beard “Our everyday food choices have the capacity to change the world. Demand influences supply. So it makes sense to choose wisely, consciously. The factory farming of cattle (and other animals) is … Continue reading

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Wooing the World with Grassroots, Sustainable Local Agriculture

As the United Nations Climate Summit exclaims the role of agriculture in the proliferation of greenhouse gases; as countries around the world close their doors to Monsanto, GMOs and Roundup; as the UN publishes reports about local, sustainable agriculture being the ONLY route forward to a sustainable future, perhaps it is time for the US to once again lead the way with ideals that the world will want to softly align with. Continue reading

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Rites of Passage

by Gretchen Mead Executive Director Dear Friends, Once or twice per month I receive an email from someone whose soul is on fire. S/he is burning on the inside—flipping through seed catalogues, Netflixing food documentaries in rapid succession, locating every … Continue reading

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DIY repurposed wallet from a coffee bag

by Kati Schnierer VGI Community Solutions Program Fellow I have a reputation of upcycling any garbage that I find. I get especially excited when I find something I could potentially turn into an earring. I love earrings. Actually I have … Continue reading

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