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December 2014

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Sustainability: 5 Things to Make Logging More Sustainable

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5 Things to Make Logging More Sustainable. Wood begets many things. It is the paper we read every morning with our breakfast and the table that breakfast sits on. Wood probably makes up the walls around you and the roof over your head. Wood likely played a part in your school, your work, and even your yoga studio. Hell, wood is the only ingredient you use to wipe your arse when you go to the bathroom. And even children know that everyone poops. Logging, like agriculture isn’t inherently evil, but the heated conversations that persist over the industry would make you think so. Proponents on both sides are passionate about their argument with some in either camp falling to darker tricks of misinformation. What is certain is that there are many elements to managing our forests that include the forestry industry. When it comes to those practices, there is no […]

Tuesday

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December 2014

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The Farm: Let Them Eat Cake

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I am a firm believer that we are a construct of the experiences we’ve had and the decisions we’ve made. When I talk about sustainability I look back at my life, especially my time on my family’s farm for inspiration. I call them the Mad Cow Years, ten years of hell, with enough lessons to fill two books. Those lessons range from finances to virtues. This story is about generosity.

Monday

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December 2014

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Sustainability: 9 Reasons Why You Should Join a CSA and 2 You Shouldn’t

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This is the time gardeners are thinking about what they’re going to plant in next year’s garden. The ground may be covered in white, but gardeners are dreaming of green. It’s the perfect time of year for you to find a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) (sometimes called Community Supported Agriculture) for next year’s dinners and here’s why.

Monday

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November 2014

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October 2014

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October 2014

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Tuesday

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September 2014

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Sustainable Agriculture: Technologies to Make Intensive Farming More Sustainable.

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It isn’t cheap to farm sustainably and although I believe that larger farmers taking advantage of economies of scale have a better chance of supplying the food for our future, there are several elements of large farming that negatively affect agriculture and the environment. Here, we look at some of the issues that arise with intensive farming and some of the practices and technologies we can use to correct those issues.

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September 2014

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September 2014

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