August 18, 2010

Heritage Harvest Festival

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For those of you in or around the Virginia area, we’ve found a special treat for you! The annual Heritage Harvest Festival will be held on September 11, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Thomas Jefferson’ Monticello in Virginia. The festival is perfect for foodies, vegetable lovers and those always looking to learn more about healthy eating and recipes!

The festival will honor Thomas Jefferson’s legacy as America’s first foodie and local produce enthusiast. The president championed vegetable cuisine, plant experimentation, and sustainable local agriculture.
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May 13, 2010

Chicago’s Green Festival

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Now that green is mainstream, it seems like everyone is jumping on the eco-friendly bandwagon. Don’t get me wrong, that’s not a bad thing. I’m thrilled that people are starting to realize how important it is to be environmentally friendly.

When people thinking about the phrase “going green,” the first thing that may come to mind is having to purchase new light bulbs or recycling paper products. But eating greener is another great way to help the environment! For example, you can throw a green party: Go Green with an Eco-Friendly Party! Or you can literally purchase eco-friendly appliances! Read the rest of this entry »

Why Are Huge Corporations Gardening?

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While browsing the New York Times, I came across something interesting – corporate gardens!   The word “gardening” often evokes images of eco-friendly, healthy, creative, people – definitely not multi-million or billion dollar companies that too-often crush local economy and healthier alternatives in favor of cost-cutting options. Read the rest of this entry »

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