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Support Your Local Farmers’ Market

National Farmers’ Market Week was held in recognition of the increasingly important role farmers’ markets play in our local and national food supply.  The number of farmers’ markets operating across the country has nearly doubled in the last 5 years and … Continue reading

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7 Simple Ways Your Family Can Help Save the Planet

There are many things we can do to help preserve our planet for the generations yet to come. In fact, we love this video of how one farmer creatively recycles used cooking oil. Here are some simple ideas we want … Continue reading

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Round 2 in the Battle of the Bags

New research may end the debate over which bag to use when bringing home your groceries. Two studies conducted in the past year set out to answer questions about the safety and environmental impact of switching to reusable plastic and cotton eco-friendly bags from the conventional paper or plastic bags used today.

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The Price of Plastic: Should States Ban or Tax Plastic Bags?

A recent opinion poll conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) indicates that American consumers do not support legislation being discussed in many states that would either ban or tax the continued use of plastic and paper bags at retail stores.

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