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BlogNews (December 27, 2017) We accomplished so much in 2017, 100% without Washington.
resistance, food, Climate, labor
BlogNews (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
BlogNews (December 17, 2017) Eric Henry of T.S. Designs comments on the tax cuts in North Carolina as a case for the federal tax cuts in an article published by the Washington Post.
advocacy, Business Network News, green business, Green Business Trends, green economy, Policy
BlogNews (December 11, 2017) Hoodies for the Homeless is a fundraising partnership by Offbeat Press and Day by Day Warming Shelter to support homeless adults in the Oshkosh community.
advocacy, Business Network News, community, green business, green economy
BlogNews (December 10, 2017) Patagonia, REI, North Face and other outdoor retailers are fighting Trump's decision to reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments.
advocacy, green business, green economy, News, social justice
BlogNews (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
BlogNews (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, farmers, climate change, organic, social justice, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (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…
climate change, community, Congress, fracking, New York Times, Policy, social justice
BlogNews (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…

BlogNews (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 (1021, farmers, farms, local food, organic, pesticide, sustainabilty, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (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, green holidays, farms, recycling, sustainability, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (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…

BlogNews (November 28, 2017) Zero waste in business is not as far-fetched as it may seem as more organizations find tangible solutions to their production waste and disposal issues.
green business, Green Business Trends, green economy, Green Your Business, green living, Green Your Office, Workplace
BlogNews (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, clean energy, climate change, sustainabilty, sustainable agriculture
BlogNews (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, CAFOs, FDA, genetic engineering, Monsanto, pollinators
BlogNews (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, Green Products, recycling, sustainability
BlogNews (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…
chocolate/Cocao, Fair Trade
BlogNews (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