Join Us on a Farm Tour This Summer!

by Amy on June 24, 2018

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Farm Tour: Organic Farm/Hydroponic Greenhouse/Backyard Garden with Green Living Expert, Amy Todisco-2.5 to 3 hours, includes organic herbal tea and and mostly organic and hydroponic lunch. Book your farm tour here. Commercial Organic Farm in Vermont: Pluck a pea off the vine as you learn about organic agriculture and the history of Hartshorn Farm, where your […]


Post image for Are solar panels the best investment you can make for your home?

When it comes to home improvements, there are lots of options. Depending on your home’s construction, you might be able to add a deck or a room. You could make aesthetic upgrades by replacing the carpets or installing new kitchen cabinets. Or you could install a residential solar energy system, turning your home into an energy production center. As […]


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Guided, memorable, behind the scenes, hands on food and farm tour/inspiring workshop experiences on authentic working farms around the Mad River Valley of Vermont for foodies and foodie wannabees. While spending time in nature on farms, you’ll learn green living tips on healthy cooking, eating, and growing that will inspire you to change the way you […]


How I’ve Switched to Green Cleaning

by Amy on September 30, 2017

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How I’ve Switched to Green Cleaning GUEST POST by Emily Folk: I don’t know if life feels this way for everyone, but sometimes I just get stuck in cleaning mode. You know, where you pick everything up in the living room, do the dishes, bathe the family pet and then by the time you’ve gone to bed, the house […]


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The earth is being poisoned by selfish polluters. Much of our food is toxic. Our homes are filled with toxic chemical products. Our neighbors are spraying pesticides in their yard and it’s drifting into our organic garden, or getting on our children and pets. We hear these messages regularly and yet how do you deal with […]


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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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.” […]