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Meet & Support Your Youth Farmers Every Saturday

If you live in Seattle and are planning to go to the University Farmer’s Market tomorrow, you might want to buy some of your vegetables from Seattle Youth Garden Works, a local non-profit training program which empowers homeless, low-income, and … Continue reading

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Fair Trade, Sustainable Skincare: Alaffia

I’m going to cut to the chase and say that the Alaffia Rooibos and Shea Butter Antioxidant Face Cream ($16.95) is the best face cream I’ve ever used to date – that’s 15 years of trying countless products.  It feels … Continue reading

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Food NYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System

http://www.ecosalon.com/new-york-city-food-system-blueprint/ If you’re all for a decentralized food distribution system that serves people equally, then check out this article. Specifically, it discusses an initiative in Manhattan launched by borough president Scott M. Stringer called “Food NYC: A Blueprint for a … Continue reading

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Sustainably Hand-Built School in Bangladesh

The METI Primary School in Rudrapur Dinajpu, Bangladesh was built by hand by a team of local craftsmen, students, parents, and teachers, led by German architects. They used local materials of bamboo, straw, jute rope, and an earthen mixture for … Continue reading

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US Postal Service’s Green Roof in NYC

Perched above the seventh floor of the Morgan mail processing facility on 9th Ave and 30th St, the US Postal Service’s green roof is the largest in NYC. This new roof will help the facility reduce its energy use by … Continue reading

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WorldofGood.com by eBay

WorldofGood.com by eBay is a wonderful online marketplace for people who want to support fair trade and the environment while purchasing artisan-style products. The best part is that each purchase helps to generate income for struggling families in rural places. … Continue reading

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