May we have your vote?

by Amy on April 7, 2014

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We are in the running for a $20K Seeds of Change grant to help fund the first of its kind, innovative farming and healing program for female veterans on our farm, Hartshorn Certified Organic Farm, in Waitsfield, VT for this summer season that I’ve been creating. Please help us win by voting for us at […]

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Check out what the Mad River Valley Reporter newspaper had to say about the new Pathways for Veterans program I’m creating at our farm, Hartshorn Farm, this summer. Here’s some more media! We were interviewed on the wonderful Mark Johnson Show on WDEV. He does a great interview. Also, the Burlington Free Press article: Female […]

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Post image for What does personal/spiritual growth have to do with green living?

If you are truly dedicated to your overall health, you won’t just be concerned about avoiding products and foods with toxic chemicals. Your thoughts and beliefs play a huge role in the life that you create, your health, and experiences. Do you agree? My spiritual/personal growth transformation started long before my green living passion, believe […]

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Post image for How the Growing Used Hybrid Market Can Help You Save in More Ways Than One

GUEST POST by Collin Seward The used hybrid market is booming, with some 415,000 for sale from individuals in Los Angeles to car dealers in Little Rock, The New York Times reports. If you’re hoping to trade in that old clunker for a more fuel-efficient car, a used hybrid may be just what you have been […]

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Post image for Annual Thanksgiving Farmer’s Market at the Round Barn in Waitsfield, VT

If you live near central Vermont, you’ll want to check out the annual Thanksgiving Farmer’s Market at the Round Barn in Waitsfield, VT this Sunday, November 24th from 10-2pm. (This is my 4th year organizing it.) It’s a fabulous community event with over 30 vendors selling organic & natural, locally grown foods, and handmade gifts […]

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Post image for Eco-Friendly Apps That Can Change Your Life (GUEST POST)

For the past two decades, Americans have begun to realize that green is the new black. Everyone from celebrities, soccer moms, and our nation’s leaders has seemingly fallen head over heels for the “going green” phenomenon, just as long as it’s convenient for them. But for those of us who recognize that a healthier, more […]

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Post image for Americans Consume 80% of the WORLD’s Pain Medications

“The United States makes up only 4.6 percent of the world’s population, but consumes 80 percent of its opioids — and 99 percent of the world’s hydrocodone, the opiate that is in Vicodin.” (ABC News, April 20, 2011) Holy moley, Americans are a people in pain. Or, at least we think we are. Doctors are […]

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Post image for Secret Trade Agreements Threaten Food Safety

Ugh, more reasons not to trust our food supply. “So for instance, say Vietnam allows higher residues of veterinary antibiotics in seafood than the U.S. allows, and Vietnam and the U.S. both sign on to the TPP. As a trade partner, the U.S. could be forced to lower its standards to allow for imports of […]

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Post image for Compact Flourescents-More Problems Beyond Mercury

I’ve never really been a fan of compact fluorescent bulbs because of the mercury, though I certainly love to save energy. Now there’s a new concern: harmful ultraviolet radiation. What? A Stony Brook University study says that the University “has proven that CFLs do emit ultraviolet (UV) light rays that can harm human skin cells.” […]

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