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Blog/News (December 27, 2017)

We accomplished so much in 2017, 100% without Washington.


resistance, food, Climate, labor
Blog/News (December 18, 2017)

Holiday shopping generates enormous amounts of paper waste, but there's a simple solution.


better paper, Better Paper Project, waste, toxins, Climate, trees, water, recycled
Blog/News (December 7, 2017) Today, Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of Interior, announced that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will institute a two-year delay of the implementation of its 2016 methane rule to regulate emissions on public and tribal lands. The delay is just the…
methane, pollution, public lands
Blog/News (December 7, 2017) Climate change is not a purely environmental issue, and neither is the fight for a sustainable food system. Diversity and environmental justice play a major role in navigating the future of these intertwined issues.   Climate change is having…
Climate, diversity, environmental justice, Regenerative Agriculture, farms
Blog/News (December 6, 2017) On Monday, the President made an unsettling move and reduced the size of two national monuments in Utah – Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante. Combined Trump reduced the area of these parks by 2 million acres, decreasing the size of Bears Ears…

Blog/News (December 5, 2017) View a larger version of the infographic here.        This is an exciting time in the worlds of sustainable agriculture and climate change mitigation, when these two fields have the opportunity to collaborate and reinforce one another. This…

Blog/News (December 4, 2017) Local and organic foods have some climate benefits, but choose local, organic, AND regenerative for the greatest impact! Our food choices are important. They affect our personal health, the wellbeing of farmers and rural communities, and the state…
local, organic food, Regenerative Agriculture, climate change, soil
Blog/News (December 3, 2017) Christmas trees in the United States are a big deal. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, 25-30 million are sold every year. Many environmentalists cringe at this thought, but there are lots of options for making this once-a-year…
Christmas
Blog/News (November 30, 2017)

Call the Senate to oppose the tax bill


social justice, Renewable Energy
Blog/News (November 28, 2017) After decades of destructive industrial agriculture, we need to revolutionize farming. Regenerative organic agriculture* uses practices that grow healthy crops, restore rich agricultural soils, and reverse climate change by absorbing and storing…

Blog/News (November 22, 2017)

Alisa Gravitz, CEO of Green America, gives thanks to all the many Green Americans who make our important work to green the economy possible


food, dirty energy
Blog/News (November 19, 2017)

This Holiday Season, Make Non-GMO Apple Pie


GMOs
Blog/News (November 9, 2017)

The FDA is planning to spend our tax dollars to educate us about the beenfits of GMOs. Tell them "no"


GMOs, pesticide, industrial agriculture
Blog/News (October 27, 2017) Any to-go beverage you’ve recently gotten likely came with the traditional plastic straw poking out of the lid. You probably quickly forgot about the straw after its usefulness ended. We’re busy people, and even the most well-intentioned…
plastic, waste, Zero Waste, plastic free, recycled, green living, Green Business Products
Blog/News (October 25, 2017) Halloween is just around the corner! Soon, children will be parading up and down streets, promising to stay out of mischief in exchange for delicious treats. This year, as you decide what treats to hand out to trick-or-treaters, we ask you to think…

Blog/News (October 23, 2017) A country music festival in Las Vegas; the Pulse night club in Orlando; Sandy Hook Elementary School; a theater in Aurora, Colorado; Virginia Tech…the list of lives lost senselessly to gun violence in the United States is a long one. In addition to…
socially responsible, social investing
Blog/News (October 13, 2017)

We must push back against the Trump administration's dirty energy policies while moving forward to create a clean energy economy without Washington


dirty energy, pipeline, clean energy, Vote with your dollar, better paper
Blog/News (October 7, 2017) Fairtrade and Green America’s shared mission of sustainable business  By Margot Conover, External Relations Manager, Fairtrade America   What makes business better? Discover how people are taking business beyond profits to help people and the…

Blog/News (October 5, 2017)

The Trump Administration is trying to privilege fossil fuels companies over taxpayers, the environment, and community health



Blog/News (September 28, 2017) Regenerative Agriculture— Not Genetic Engineering—is the Solution to Climate Change and Our Ailing Food System  Industrial agriculture companies continue to bully farmers into growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with their toxic chemicals…
Regenerative Agriculture, GMOs, Climate, Soil Carbon